Lawrence Mushwana

Mkhwebane’s R40-million handshake

By the end of her term, the public protector could pocket a shockingly over-inflated payout

SAHRC in hot water again over report tampering allegations

Report on Marius Fransman's anti-semitism has opposite conclusion in final version after former chairperson takes charge of draft.

​South African Human Rights Commission staff round on officials

Employees have objected to the chairperson and a commissioner being reappointed.

Human rights commission raises stink on township toilets

The South African Human Rights Commission has cast light on the issue of water and sanitation in the country's informal settlements.

Police told to apologise to jogger

The HRC has told Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa to apologise to the Cape Town jogger who showed President Jacob Zuma's motorcade a middle finger.

Thuli Madonsela, Oilgate and us

At a conference, Vusi Pikoli identified two cases as definitive for the future of SA's anti-graft efforts: the arms deal and Oilgate.

Oilgate decision ‘a victory for M&G and Public Protector’

Thuli Madonsela's decision not to contest a ruling setting aside a probe into the Oilgate scandal is a victory for her office and the <i>M&G</i>.

Mushwana unmoved by Oilgate ruling

Despite a stinging judicial rebuke about his work when Public Protector, Lawrence Mushwana says he will not resign as Human Rights Commission chair.

Oilgate saga back in the protector’s lap

The Supreme Court of Appeal delivered a landmark judgment that sealed the <i>M&G</i>'s victory in a five-year legal battle with the public protector.

SCA slams Mushwana for ‘no investigation at all’

"The public protector must not only discover the truth, but must also inspire confidence that the truth has been discovered," said the SCA.

M&G vindicated in Oilgate appeal

The Supreme Court of Appeals dismissed the Public Protector's appeal against a high court setting aside its report into the Oilgate saga.

SCA judges slam Public Protector’s Oilgate arguments

The Supreme Court bench has lambasted counsel for the Public Protector's office, which is appealing a judgment overturning its Oilgate scandal report.


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it