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Public Protector pushing ahead with investigation into grants

CAPE TOWN, March 20 (ANA) – Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is pushing ahead with a two-pronged investigation into welfare grants, in which the Constitutional Court intervened last Friday. Oupa Segalwe from the Public Protector’s office said the Chapter Nine institution would continue a probe into maladministration of grants, departing from the apparent failure of the […]

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BLF26 to appear in Pretoria Regional Court

On Wednesday morning, twenty six Black First Land First members (BLF26) will appear at the Pretoria Regional Court tomorrow, on charges of public violence, trespassing, kidnapping and intimidation. The charges which BLF claims are trumped up and without merit, followed a protest action by the movement at the Office of the former Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela.  Twenty six […]

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Mkhwebane ‘disappointed at peddling of false information’ about Madonsela

PRETORIA  – Newly appointed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane on Sunday denied harbouring “ill will” towards her predecessor Thuli Madonsela. Mkhwebane was “disappointed at the peddling of false information that is doing the rounds in the public domain” suggesting that the decision to withhold a portion of Madonsela’s gratuity pay-out was “informed by antagonism”, Mkhwebane’s spokesman […]