Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is investigating the recruitment and selection of SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter. Her spokesperson, Oupa Segalwe, confirmed this to News24 on Wednesday. In response to questions, Segalwe confirmed the Public Protector was investigating two matters related to employment and SARS human resource processes. This was based on[…]
Judgement has been reserved in Public Enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan’s court application to review and set aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s findings against him. Lawyers for Gordhan, former SARS deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay, the Public Protector and EFF have concluded their arguments on Tuesday. Minister Pravin Gordhan brought an urgent application to the[…]
The African National Congress (ANC) says President Cyril Ramaphosa has displayed an act of transparency and accountability before South Africans by publicly responding to Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s findings against him. President Ramaphosa announced during a media briefing in Pretoria that he would seek an urgent judicial review of Mkhwebane’s[…]
The Constitutional Court is set to rule on Monday morning on whether Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane should be held personally liable for a portion of the legal costs that the SA Reserve Bank incurred to overturn the findings of her Absa/Bankorp report. Judgment is set to be delivered at 10:00[…]
The ANC has backed President Cyril Ramaphosa following Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report which found he violated the executive code of ethics by not declaring donations to his presidential campaign in 2017. ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe on Saturday said the party noted the report, but welcomed Ramaphosa’s position to study[…]
The office of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has hit back at Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan, calling his bid to have remedial action against him reviewed as “an unjustified attempt by an aggrieved party to avoid accountability for his unlawful conduct”. Mkhwebane filed an answering affidavit on Monday as[…]
A key witness that Publilc Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane quotes in her report on public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan has told the Sunday Times that he was never a member of the South African Revenue Services (Sars) ‘rogue unit’. In fact, according to the article, Keletso Bizoski Manyike worked as a[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa is involved in a bitter struggle with Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane who has instituted various investigations into both the head of state and Pravin Gordhan, the minister of public enterprises and his most trusted reformist. Mkhwebane is expected to make an adverse finding against Ramaphosa related to[…]
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