Public Protector CEO Themba Dlamini has thrown in the towel after 8 months

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s CEO Themba Dlamini has thrown in the towel just eight months after joining the chapter nine institution in March this year. Mkhwebane’s spokesperson Cleopatra Mosana confirmed on Tuesday that Dlamini had resigned and cited personal reasons for his resignation. “The Public Protector has accepted the resignation. His last day will be […]
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State capture report a political tool – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma believes that the public protector’s report on state capture was a political tool meant to be used to deal with certain individuals. In an exclusive interview with ANN7 on Monday evening, Zuma spoke out about the state of capture report by former public protector Thuli Madonsela, in which she recommended that Zuma […]
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The Brothers Who Bought South Africa – Explosive Expose

Excerpts from Bloomberg Publishing’s  6,000 Word Expose Yesterday was the worst day in what has already been a rotten year for the crony capitalist Gupta family. It started with Bloomberg publishing a 6,000 word expose’ targeted at the news giant’s massive global audience. Its title – The Brothers Who Bought South Africa – provides a taste […]
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Zuma’s Lawyers: Only The President Can Establish Commissions Of Inquiry

The Presidency has launched its application in the High Court in Pretoria to review the remedial action of the Public Protector’s ‘State of Capture’ report.  Jacob Zuma’s legal team has argued that the Constitution empowers only the president to establish a commission of inquiry. The Presidency has launched its application in the High Court in […]
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NPA gives Zuma until November 30 to explain why corruption case must be dropped

The National Prosecuting Authority has given Jacob Zuma until November 30 to make representations on why the corruption case against him should be dropped. In a statement issued on Friday, the NPA said the National Director of Public Prosecutions “is of the view that in light of the judgment of the SCA, it appears that […]
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What is the ANC learning from the private sector

Within the past few days, former president Kgalema Motlanthe said it would be good if the ANC was voted out of office (good for the ANC, that is), the outspoken MP Makhosi Khoza resigned from Parliament and from the ANC, and the Bank of Baroda won a court case to allow it to stop being […]
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Zuma won’t let Public Protector dictate to him on #StateCapture inquiry

Pretoria – Jacob Zuma will not be dictated to by the Public Protector, or any other State functionary, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Tuesday. “One of the points we raise is that the remedial action [prescribed by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela] is telling the president [Zuma] that he has no discretion on […]
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Public protector vows to ‘set the record straight’ on Reserve Bank allegations.

Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane will file court papers to “set the record straight” in response to an affidavit submitted by the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) on Monday which alleges Mkhwebane plotted with the presidency and the State Security Agency (SSA) to change the constitutional mandate of the bank. Cleopatra Mosana, the spokesperson for the […]
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