The office of the Public Protector says the suspension of Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane remains in place. This as the suspended Public Protector took to social media saying that her suspension is terminated, as the Section 194 committee has concluded its work. Mkhwebane says she has informed the President of her intention to[…]
The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria’s full-Bench judgment in the CR17-Bosasa case entrenched Parliament’s powers, saved the legislature from having to do the impossible and provided further “evidence” for the removal proceedings of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise was the second respondent in the case,[…]
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she has noted the decision by former Independent Police Investigative Directorate head, Robert McBride to take her report on review where she found the appointment of Theresa Botha as a deputy director to be irregular. Mkhwebane also found McBride guilty of unethical conduct. McBride is among the 18 candidates who have[…]
When it rains, it bloody-well pours for Busisiwe Mkhwebane. The embattled Public Protector is fighting two of the most powerful people in the country through the courts, but she is also facing some more personal issues. Her current schedule reads like a nightmare version of a Craig David song. Why Busisiwe[…]
If you’re going to try and take on Pravin Gordhan, you better be ready for the backlash. Busisiwe Mkhwebane has learned that the hard way this week, after the Public Enterprises Minister released a scathing statement that slammed the Public Protector for her alleged incompetence and “misunderstanding of the law”.[…]
Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane is also investigating “multiple complaints” against former ministers Bathabile Dlamini and Nomvula Mokonyane, Times Select reported. Mkhwebane has been the subject of much scrutiny from, among others, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, who has slammed her as being “unfit for office”, “stunningly incompetent”, “acting unconstitutionally”[…]
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has asked the newly-elected Speaker of the National Assembly, Thandi Modise, to launch a new investigation into the fitness of Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane to hold office. The party wants Mkhwebane removed from office. DA Chief Whip, John Steenhuisen says the proposal emanates from the latest[…]
Fresh after having to defend herself against comments by finance minister Tito Mboweni questioning her ability, public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane will now come under scrutiny from parliament’s justice and correctional services committee. In a brief statement, the justice and correctional services portfolio commission said it would “consider a draft report[…]
The Constitutional Court has granted Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane direct access to challenge the constitutionality of the personal costs order made against her, her office has said. In February, Mkhwebane was ordered by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to pay 15% of the legal costs of the South[…]
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is expected to appear before Parliament‘s Justice Committee on Wednesday, after a no-show last week. Committee members were unhappy that Mkhwebane asked for the postponement of the meeting late the previous day. The committee had to decide whether or not to institute an inquiry into her[…]
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