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Reining in the public protector

As well as its scathing findings on Mkhwebane’s investigation into Ramaphosa, the high court also made important in-principle pronouncements

Mkhwebane’s CR17 report is ‘confused, inexplicable, irrational’

The Public Protector was derided by the Pretoria High Court for refusing to consider facts logically and for a material error of law

Be bold, Cyril, even if it’s politically risky

He must end the Mantashe problem and execute his strategy rather than keep the ANC onside

Court tests protector’s powers

In the Ramaphosa vs Mkhwebane case, the court has been asked to rein in the public protector

Ramaphosa calls the public protector’s affidavit “disingenuous” and “evasive”

The president continues to question Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s motives

Mkhwebane hits back at Baloyi

The public protector has asked the court to strike out claims that she and her chief executive had acted unconstitutionally

Mkhwebane hits back at Ramaphosa

In an answering affidavit, the public protector accuses the president of obfuscating and being part of a “grand stratagem” to have her removed

Public Protector ‘played chess with the country’

A labour dispute between Busisiwe Mkhwebane and her former chief operating officer has laid bare allegations of political interference

FIC: No conclusive indication that CR17 laundered money

In court papers, the Financial Intelligence Centre insists that it acted lawfully in providing the information it did to the Public Protector

Zandile Gumede about-turn further undermines ANC

Regional party conferences in KwaZulu-Natal will have repercussions for the ANC and its stability under Cyril Ramaphosa

How to win votes and influence people

A Netflix documentary The Great Hack detailed the connections between Cambridge Analytica, the US election of Donald Trump and Brexit

CR17 money also went to the ANC

The governing party got a piece of the pie in the controversial payments, according to the campaign’s leaked bank statements

Mischief managed: Cyril’s take on CR17 fund flows

The president detailed the many moving parts of his campaign to win the ANC presidency.

Ramaphosa breaks silence on campaign payments

Responding to questions in parliament, the president said there was “no wrongdoing, no criminality, and no abuse of public funds” in his campaign

Busi, Absa and costly spelling slips

Errors in email addresses contributed to the row between the protector, the bank and the president

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