Busisiwe Mkhwebane

Mkhwebane plans to return to work on Tuesday

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[…]

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Public Protector judgment: implications for Parliament

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,[…]

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Those aggrieved by my decisions can challenge them in court: Mkhwebane

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[…]

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Public Protector also has Bathabile and Nomvula in her sights: report

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”[…]

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DA launches fresh bid to oust Mkhwebane

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[…]

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Public Protector’s future under scrutiny as parliament considers report into removing her

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[…]

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Grilling awaits Mkhwebane in Parliament

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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