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Zuma files conditional application relating to legal review of Madonsela’s report

CAPE TOWN – President Jacob Zuma has filed a conditional counter application to the Democratic Alliance’s application in the Pretoria High Court for an order stating that he has flouted Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s directives on investigating state capture. Zuma’s application is conditional in that it only applies should the court consider, as the DA […]

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Public protector agrees to investigate Dlamini-Zuma’s VIP protection – DA

CAPE TOWN, June 4–The office of the public protector has confirmed that it will investigate former African Union Commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma for her abuse of VIP presidential protection services, as a private citizen, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday. This followed the DA’s complaint lodged with the public protector’s office on April 18, DA […]

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ANC recognises the alleged media reports of MPs submission to the public protector

SOLLY MAKGANOTO Parliament 1, June-The Office of the African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip in Parliament has issued a statement were they acknowledged the media reports by Africa News Network 7 (ANN7), News24 and the Huffington Post reporting that 90 ANC Members of Parliament visited and submitted a complaint to the Public Protector requesting an investigation into state […]

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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 […]