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Ramaphosa reported to Public Protector after Oryx flight

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Seemingly not able to differentiate between government and party business has seen South African President Cyril Ramaphosa reported to the Public Protector for misusing...

Public Protector Heberon findings mean work for SecDef

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The clock is ticking for Defence Secretary Gladys Kudjoe to implement Public Protector remedial findings in the wake of the disastrous acquisition of a...

No Public Protector sanction for Mapisa-Nqakula’s 2020 Zimbabwe flight

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Current National Assembly (NA) Speaker and former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was “sufficiently sanctioned” for the Zimbabwe “taxi flight” two years...

Public Protector finds DoD did it all wrong with Heberon acquisition

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Acting in the national interest during a government declared state of disaster to prevent COVID-19 spreading does not imply ignoring legal precepts, the Public...

Forty percent of illegally acquired Cuban COVID-19 drug reportedly unusable

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The senior command structure of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) responded – after a reminder – to the Public Protector for information on...

SANDF misses Public Protector Interferon deadline

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It appears the senior command structure of the national defence force is not an active participant into an ongoing Public Protector (PP) investigation of...

SANDF facing a Public Protector subpoena for Interferon investigation

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Feedback from one of three investigations underway into the acquisition, from Cuba, of an unregistered drug to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the...

Public Protector also on the Interferon trail

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The apparently illegal acquisition of a Cuban drug by the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) will be investigated by the Public Protector. The investigation was...

South African anti-corruption watchdog probes COVID-19 tenders

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South Africa’s anti-corruption watchdog said on Monday it was investigating irregularities in government tenders during the coronavirus crisis. The inquiries by the Public Protector come...

SA court ruling could undermine Public Protector

South Africa’s top court ruled an anti-corruption official who accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of serious misconduct acted in bad faith when investigating an apartheid-era...

Ramaphosa seeks review of “flawed” Public Protector report

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will seek an urgent judicial review of what he described as an irretrievably flawed report in which the country’s...

Defence minister fails to comply with Public Protector recommendation

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and the national defence force number among 38 institutions named this week by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane...

Zuma must pay costs for challenging Public Protector

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South Africa's High Court ordered President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday to pay legal costs for trying to avoid a demand from the...

SA Public Protector to investigate leaked emails

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South Africa's Public Protector launched a new investigation into allegations of influence-peddling and unlawful enrichment by officials in three state-owned companies after...

Military Ombud meets new Public Protector to cement ties

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Had complaints not been made to the Public Protector by soldiers unhappy with various aspects of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF),...

Denel–Gupta links to be investigated in second phase of State Capture...

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Denel's links with the Gupta family are to be investigated in the second phase of the State Capture inquiry that the Public...

South Africa’s corruption watchdog gets extra funds to probe Zuma, Gupta...

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South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Thursday it will receive additional funds to investigate whether President Jacob Zuma allowed the wealthy Gupta...

South Africa watchdog says wants resources to probe family with Zuma...

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South African Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said on Tuesday she wanted additional resources to investigate the wealthy Gupta family and its relationship...

Military Ombud, Public Protector agree to co-operate

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The South African Military Ombud's office and the Office of the Public Protector have signed a five year memorandum of understanding (MoU)...

S.Africa corruption crusader takes aim at police

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South Africa's most prominent corruption buster accused the police and bureaucrats of improper behaviour in US$265 million lease deals that have embarrassed...

Public Works takes police lease to court

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The Department of Public Works will ask the courts to rule on the validity of a R500 million 10-year building lease that...