Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she is not running away from the parliamentary process to determine her fitness to hold office. However, the embattled incumbent says she intends to appeal a Western Cape High Court decision that paved the way for the Parliamentary process. The Constitutional Court this week found[…]
The office of the Public Protector has called on Parliament to assist with government departments and organisations that do not cooperate or implement her remedial actions. Senior management of the Public Protector appeared before Parliament’s Justice Committee to discuss its annual report for the last quarter of 2019/20 and the[…]
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,[…]
Yet another damning disclosure concerning Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s conduct has been made to Parliament, piling pressure on her ahead of lawmakers’ probe into her fitness to hold office. Sphelo Samuel, the head of the Public Protector office in the Free State, is the latest official to submit an affidavit[…]
Parliament has been engaging with Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s lawyers over the legislature’s proceedings to consider removing her, National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has said. “They are serving us with papers,” Modise said when asked about the proceedings to remove Mkhwebane in terms of Section 194 of the Constitution at[…]
The first of two days of arguments in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s review application of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report on his CR17 campaign, closed with sweeping statements over Ramaphosa’s alleged dishonesty to Parliament. Counsel for Mkhwebane, advocate Muzi Sikhakhane SC made broad comparisons between Mkhwebane and former public protector Thuli[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa‘s application for a judicial review of the Public Protector’s report on the CR17 Bosasa donation will be heard in the High Court in Pretoria Tuesday and Wednesday.In her report, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane found that Ramaphosa deliberately misled Parliament when he failed to divulge the details of[…]
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[…]
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,[…]
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