Public Protector, South Africans Wait to See Her Fate
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwebane has been at the centre of a political minefield with among others, her investigation of Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, where he is accused of setting up a Rogue Unit while commissioner at the South African Revenue Services, her investigation into procedures followed in new SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter's appointment, and her investigation of President Cyril Ramaphosa, accusing him of lying to the National Assembly about not knowing of a R500,000 donation his election campaign received from Bosasa, a company that reportedly received government tenders illegally. Now a debate is raging on her competence to hold office.
Public Protector nominee, Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has slammed a report by the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project which claims that she received a U.S.$5000 payment from an account ... Read more »
The North Gauteng High Court has granted Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan an interdict, allowing him to avert remedial action recommended by Public Protector Busisiwe ... Read more »
President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that he will seek an urgent judicial review of public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's recently released report, which found him guilty of ... Read more »
President Cyril Ramaphosa has launched a court challenge against claims by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane that he lied to Parliament about a donation he received from Bosasa's ... Read more »
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