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High court sets aside public protector report on Gordhan and Sars ‘rogue unit’

Busisiwe Mkhwebane ‘allowed her important office to be used to try and resuscitate a long-dead fake news propaganda fiction’, the court ruled

Public protector’s ‘mistakes’ were made to nail the president, court hears

Busisiwe Mkhwebane discarded facts that were inconvenient to her when she investigated the CR17 campaign, Cyril Ramaphosa’s lawyers argued

CR17 report is not perfect, but the investigation was rational, court hears

So says public protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane’s lawyer, who said she had reason to suspect the money was being laundered through the campaign

#CR17 fight heads to the Constitutional Court

amaBhungane’s arguments about the disclosure of campaign funding are also expected to be heard

Prasa to dismiss four ‘Derailed’ officials

The passenger rails agency is to act against officials implicated in former public protector Thuli Madonsela’s 2015 report on corruption and maladministration

ConCourt settles the law on the public protector and interim interdicts

The Constitutional Court said it welcomed robust debate but criticised the populist rhetoric in the battle between Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Minister Pravin Gordhan

Public protector may not subpoena Zuma’s tax records, says high court

High court says people can refuse to hand information over to the protector if there is “just cause” and also makes a personal costs order against Mkhwebane

Ramaphosa ‘neutral’ in Mkhwebane, Parliament impeachment row

However, the president says even if he has a conflict of interest, another Cabinet member could suspend the public protector

Mkhwebane moves to halt ‘grossly unfair’ impeachment process

The public protector has labelled her possible impeachment as unconstitutional and unlawful

Despite tweet, Zuma keeps silent about providing his taxpayer information

The Public Protector has still not received confirmation from former president Jacob Zuma that she may access his tax records — despite a tweet...

“Rot at the public protector’s office,” says former chief operating officer

Basani Baloyi has submitted an affidavit to the ConCourt asking for leave to appeal the high court ruling in her case against the public protector

​How the auditor general plans to get some billions lost to corruption

Irregular expenditure is increasing, but the Auditor General is using more of its powers to get the money back

​Is the public protector’s time running out?

Rules on the removal of a chapter 9 leader came after adverse judicial findings against Mkhwebane

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

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