Thuli Madonsela

BDS demands apology from Madonsela

A war of words has erupted between BDS South Africa and Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, after the Palestine solidarity organization criticised the advocate’s participation at a Zionist fundraising event. Pro-Palestinian activists were left shocked after learning that Madonsela, participated in a fundraising event on the 21st September with the Israel[…]

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Five left on public protector shortlist

The Parliament ad hoc committee established to appoint the next public protector has trimmed the list of candidates from 14 to five. Those who made it through include Western Cape High Court Judge Siraj Desai and his counterpart from the Johannesburg High Court, Sharise Weiner. Makhosi Khoza. Credit: INLSA The[…]

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Candidates grilled in Public Protector interviews

The late night, early Friday morning interviews did little to faze the last candidates who were in the hot seat for the post of Public Protector. The 14 candidates were stripped bare as their secrets, criminal records and personal behaviour were laid out for all to judge during the interview process,[…]

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R3 million needed for Gupta probe – Madonsela

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Tuesday repeated her call for additional funding for a probe into state capture, with her office saying she has asked the finance ministry for R3 million for the investigation but was still waiting for a decision. “She has said that she would need at least[…]

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New appointee must be of Madonsela’s calibre

Liza van DeventerThe tenure of the incumbent of the Office of the Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, is coming to an end in October and Parliament has started the process of finding a suitable person for this very important office which plays a seminal role in the functioning of our constitutional[…]

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Process to replace Madonsela gets under way

The ad-hoc committee tasked with replacing Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will have until August 31 to report back to the National Assembly. Parliament kick-started the process on Tuesday when ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu tabled a motion in the National Assembly to establish the committee. Their duty would be to[…]

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#Madonsela: Someone had to pursue the truth

Standing for the truth and remaining resolute pays off, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Friday morning as the country celebrated her following the Constitutional Court ruling that absolved her on her Nkandla investigations. Describing Thursday’s unanimous ruling that President Jacob Zuma had failed to uphold, defend and respect the constitution[…]

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Public Protector nails Post Office financial management

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has found that the South African Post Office’s procurement of its headquarters in Centurion‚ Pretoria‚ was not fair, transparent‚ or cost effective. The Protector’s report also revealed that R2.7 billion was spent on procuring labour brokers‚ some of whom were improperly employed without contracts. Madonsela bluntly[…]

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ANC approaches Madonsela over CT Cup

The ANC has approached the public protector to probe the DA-run City of Cape Town for what it labelled “wasteful” expenditure in hosting the ill-fated Cape Town Cup. The party’s Western Cape branch has asked Thuli Madonsela to investigate expenditure into the soccer tournament hosted at Cape Town Stadium over[…]

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