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Politicians should take responsibility for Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s appointment

The process of appointing the public protector is flawed, and led by politicians who don’t seem to have paid attention to the law. This has to change

Zondo argues for more time for state capture commission

But Casac says this should be the final extension granted

Ingonyama axes top managers

Five people have been placed on special leave, but no one knows why they are being investigated

ANC and the state step back from taking action against Zulu king’s land trust

Despite alleged abuses of power and people’s trust, the ANC appears to have abandoned plans to reform the controversial Ingonyama Trust Board

Mkhwebane’s Vrede report ruled ‘unconstitutional’ and ‘invalid’

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report on the Vrede dairy project has been set aside and declared as unconstitutional and invalid

Calls made for wrongdoing at SSA to be punished

A damning high-level review panel report on the SSA revealed there was "active monitoring" of a number of civil society organisations

‘Zwelithini is not collecting rent, the Ingonyama Trust is’

​King Goodwill Zwelithini has distanced himself from the court action taken against the Ingonyama Trust Board because of its lease programme

Residents want trust to pay back ‘illegal’ rent

Last year the Ingonyama Trust Board took in about R107-million from commercial and residential leases it issued

Vrede: Court hears Public Protector ‘acted incompetently’

Casac argues the report did not include findings relating to the "high-level politicians that played a central role in the project"

Toughen up party funding Bill, NGOs say

Secret donations may soon be a thing of the past if civil society groups get their way in Parliament

Abrahams ready to announce his decision on Zuma charges

The possible charges against Zuma include fraud, corruption and racketeering.

Court rules in favour of mother tongue education

Bursary scheme favours student teachers from rural areas

No more secrecy in new inspector general interviews

Lobby groups succeeded in appeals to have interviews for the new inspector general of intelligence post to be open to the public.

Casac urges Legal Aid SA not to appeal Marikana ruling

Casac has urged Legal Aid SA not to appeal a high court order that the state should pay the legal costs of the survivors of the Marikana massacre.

Casac: Zuma failed in his constitutional obligation

Casac wants the ConCourt to force President Jacob Zuma to appoint a national director of public prosecutions within 30 days.

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