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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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Mkhwebane intent on destroying Public Protector’ office

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[…]

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Public Protector ‘is not rogue’: Mkhwebane’s lawyer tells court

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[…]

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Mkhwebane calls complaint against her frivolous

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[…]

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Criminal charges laid against Mkhwebane

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[…]

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