Zille, Public Protector to Face Off in South African Court?
Helen Zille has said that a report by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane which found that she breached the provincial government's code of ethics is irrational. The Western Cape Premier added that she is prepared to take court action against Mkhwebane by joining "the growing band of people taking her reports on review".
Daily Maverick, 20 December 2018
For a constitutional democracy, that (in theory) prides itself on freedom of speech and robust debate, the Public Protector Act is a curious thing. Section 9 of the Act says: "No… Read more »
News24Wire, 19 December 2018
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found that Western Cape Premier Helen Zille violated the executive members ethics code by exposing herself to the risk of a conflict of… Read more »
Left: Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. Right: Western Cape Premier Helen Zille.
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