Madonsela clarifies confusion over her office’s powers

Source: Office of the Public Protector Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has attributed the ongoing confusion on the powers of her office to the tendency to delink the office from other independent institutions established under chapter nine of the Constitution and the fact that the Public Protector Act is not in line with the Constitution. Addressing Read more >

Call on government to walk its anti-corruption talk

If the South African government is indeed committed to fighting corruption, the budget allocated to the Office of the Public Protector needs to increase, according to a statement issued today by the Institute for Security Studies (ISS). In his medium term budget policy statement in Parliament on 22 October, finance minister Nhlanhla Nene noted that Read more >