Tag: Public Protector

South Africa’s #PublicProtector says Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, who investigates allegations of wrongdoing by state officials, told reporters that Ramaphosa had violated the constitution and breached the executive code of ethics.

Public Protector lacks requisite understanding of the law and constitution – Corruption Watch

Chapter 9 institutions are an integral part of democracy and economic growth. This has not been the case for South Africa’s Chapter 9 institutions as the pressure mounts on cases of corruption and mismanagement .With The South African Public Protector recently been riddled in scandal and tribulations as she takes on Minister Pravin Gordhan and the IEC coming under fire during elections, the integrity of these institutions need to be redeemed. David Lewis, Executive Director at Corruption Watch joins CNBC Africa for more.

Gordhan’s legal team demands more evidence from Mkhwebane

Public Enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan is colliding with the Public Protector as his legal team demands for more evidence to be provided for claims of collusion and improper conduct against minister Gordhan.

Capacity constraints hinder the Public Protector’s ability to investigate

CNBC Africa's Lubablo Mashiqana spoke with the country's public protector, Busisiwe Mkhwenbane, about the capacity constraints and lack of adequate resource to investigate allegations into state affairs.

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane looks back at 2 years in office

She was appointed into position this month back in 2016 to much consternation but she stood her ground and has been making waves doing her most talked about work. Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane came in the Public Protector office as a bit of an underdog and now she has political parties threatening court action as she fiercely does her work of holding public servant representative to account. Advocate Mkhwabane joins CNBC Africa while she has pile of work at her office from burning issue of VBS to many others.

South Africa’s anti-graft watchdog says minister misled parliament

A South African minister inadvertently misled parliament when she said a local consultancy firm linked to business friends of former President Jacob Zuma had no contracts with state power utility Eskom, a...

Barclays Africa wins case over $83 million payout in South Africa

A South African court on Friday threw out the findings of a public anti-graft watchdog that Barclays Africa unduly benefited from an apartheid-era bailout of another bank and should repay. The Public Protector...

Who is likely to go first SA president or Arsenal Manager?

Who is likely to go first SA president or Arsenal Manager?