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Nominations invited for appointment of members of the Information Regulator

The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services invites nominations from individuals, organisations, institutions and civil society for four (4) suitable persons to be appointed as members of the Information Regulator for a period of five years. South Africa’s Information Regulator is tasked with monitoring and enforcing compliance by public and private bodies with the Read more >

Applications for AG position now open, until 17 July

Parliament has issued a call for applications for the upcoming post of auditor-general (AG). The term of office of current AG Kimi Makwetu will end on 30 November 2020. The Office of the Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) is an institution supporting constitutional democracy, established in terms of sections 188 to 189 of Chapter 9 of Read more >

Democracy showcase makes parly committee our hero

Our heroes for this week are the members of the parliamentary ad hoc committee to select a new public protector. Given what is arguably a far from easy task – transparently and constitutionally appointing the best person to replace one of South Africa’s most admired public figures – the members deliberated robustly and sometimes heatedly, Read more >

Survey: what people want from our new protector

For the past six months Corruption Watch’s public awareness and engagement campaign, Bua Mzansi, has focused on the appointment of a new public protector as the incumbent, Thuli Madonsela, ends her term in office on 19 October 2016. The Office of the Public Protector is tasked with investigating improper practices at any level of government, Read more >