Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is determined to make adverse findings against him “irrespective of the evidence to the contrary before her”. In doing so, she acted with “improper or ulterior purpose”, Gordhan added. In a supplementary application filed on Monday as part of his[…]
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has once again been accused of allegedly attempting to omit crucial information from records filed in court. Having been censured by the Constitutional Court for filing incomplete records in the past, Mkhwebane has now been accused of failing to provide the court with a full record[…]
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[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued a challenge to Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to come clean on how she got hold of his private emails surrounding the CR17 campaign. At the same time, Ramaphosa has accused Mkhwebane of breaking the law when she used the emails in her report that centred[…]
The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) gave Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane far more financial information relating to bank accounts used by President Cyril Ramaphosa’s successful CR17 campaign than what she had initially asked for. The FIC’s decision, which was signed off by director Xolisile Khanyile, to provide the information to Mkhwebane,[…]
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has called the formal complaint laid against her by Accountability Now as “frivolous” but says she will cooperate with law enforcement over the matter. The Hawks have confirmed that they are investigating Mkhwebane over the complaint which accuses her of perjury and defeating the ends of justice. It[…]
The civil society group, Accountability Now, has confirmed that it has opened a criminal case against the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. The group’s director, Paul Hoffman, has accused Mkhwebane of perjury and defeating the ends of justice. This is in relation to one of her findings in the ABSA-Reserve Bank matter[…]
The legal showdown between Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Cyril Ramaphosa finally got underway in court on Thursday. The Public Protector is facing a battle to restore her credibility, and the president looks to go for the jugular in a fight to clear his name – and Pravin Gordhan’s, too. The president completely[…]
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane may have her name scratched from the roll of advocates, as the Legal Practice Council (LPC) of South Africa delivers a judgement on her competence later on Friday. This deliberation comes in the wake of numerous crushing courtroom defeats for the embattled Mkhwebane, the most damning of which,[…]
The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s remedial action against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan be suspended. Gordhan applied for an urgent interdict last Tuesday to suspend the remedial action in the South African Revenue Service (Sars) so-called ‘rogue unit’ report against him, while[…]
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