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Thuli Madonsela: SA’s iron lady

She speaks in whispering tones and is always immaculately dressed. When she walks into a room and begins speaking, people sit up and listen. Fearless and resolute, this is the woman who has taken on some of South Africa’s most powerful politicians – and won. This woman is Advocate Thuli Madonsela, the country’s Public Protector. Read more >

ANC’s new integrity commission raises eyebrows

News of establishing a Renewal Integrity Commission, announced by the ANC at its 53rd elective congress in Mangaung this week, has been met with cynicism by members of the public, who voiced their opinions on social media networks. What particularly concerns South Africans is the fact that members of the party’s 80-member National Executive Council Read more >

Mdluli’s tangled web

By Chantelle Benjamin Three months after it was announced that National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) Pretoria head Glynnis Breytenbach was asked to submit a response to charges against her, she has been suspended, and it seems that far from working to stabilise the law enforcement leadership, the post-shuffling and removal of staff continues unabated, plaguing not Read more >