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CW urges public to have their say on PP candidates

12 August 2016 The interviews of all 14 short-listed candidates for the post of public protector were conducted yesterday by the Parliamentary ad hoc committee running well into the early hours of the morning. Corruption Watch has launched an online voting tool for the public to indicate which is their preferred candidates. The results of Read more >

Meet the shortlisted public protector candidates

The shortlisted candidates vying for the public protector position have been announced by the ad hoc committee established to recommend a person for the appointment. The 14 shortlisted candidates are as follows: Judge Sharise Weiner Judge Sirajudien Desai Adv Kevin Malunga Adv Nonkosi Cetywayo Adv Mhlaliseni Mthembu Adv Madibeng Mokoditwa Adv Mamiki Goodman Adjunct Prof Read more >

CW urges public participation in selecting new protector

Following the recent announcement of the nominated candidates for the post of public protector by Parliament’s ad hoc committee, Corruption Watch urges the public to participate in the appointment process by endorsing or raising objections to candidates by 16h00 on 8 July 2016. The ad hoc committee placed adverts in newspapers across the country, calling Read more >

Upcoming vacancy: public protector

The ad hoc committee established to nominate a candidate for the position of public protector would like to inform South Africans that the advertisement calling for nominations or applications for the post is now available. South Africans are reminded to take note of the closing time and date, which is 16h00 on 24 June 2016, Read more >

PP candidates’ names to be published

The ad hoc committee established to nominate a person for the appointment of public protector has agreed to publish names of people that would have been nominated or applied to serve as the new public protector, said Parliament yesterday in a statement. Committee chairperson Dr Makhosi Khoza said publishing the names of nominees or applicants Read more >

Public protector selection process about to start

The moment that South Africans have been anticipating is almost here – next week the selection and appointment of a new public protector will officially begin with the establishment of an ad hoc committee to oversee the process. The National Assembly is responsible for the process, which must be open to public participation in terms Read more >

Take part in our public protector persona survey!

Public participation in the appointment of a new public protector – and other positions that require similar processes – is written into the Constitution. In chapter nine, section 193 (appointment of the public protector or member of any commission established under chapter nine) it states that “(6) The involvement of civil society in the recommendation Read more >