Public Protector

Blow for former USAASA board as court application fails

The Pretoria High Court dismisses an application to set aside remedial action proposed by the public protector following allegations of abuse of power by the former board.

Sep 7, 2018

Govt begins second probe into state contract with SAP

President Cyril Ramaphosa authorises a new investigation into a water ministry contract with SAP, citing allegations that public money was spent unlawfully.

Sep 1, 2018

USAASA board takes war to Cwele, public protector over dismissal

The board takes the minister of telecommunications and postal services and public protector to court over their 'unlawful and uncontitutional' removal.

Aug 31, 2018

ANC slams USAASA's 'delinquent directors'

The ruling party says the state-owned entity's handling of the suspension of CEO Lumko Mtimde was "criminal".

Mar 27, 2018

Public Protector probes R671m SAP contract

The anti-corruption agency investigates a government contract with SAP, which has admitted misconduct in separate deals involving the Guptas.


DA intensifies calls for set-top box probe

In the wake of fresh corruption allegations, pressure mounts for the public protector to investigate the procurement of government-subsidised digital TV decoders.

Mar 20, 2017

Public Protector to probe Dlamini, CPS relationship

Busisiwe Mkhwebane will investigate the relationship between the social development minister and the company distributing social grants to 17 million South Africans.


Online applications for grade one, eight only

There are no immediate plans to include other grades in the online schools registration process, says education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.


Gauteng education faces Public Protector probe

The Public Protector investigates claims the Gauteng Department of Education stole the idea for an online learner registration Web site.


Public Protector looks to probe SITA

Disgruntled workers lodge a complaint against SITA with the Public Protector, alleging maladministration and wasteful expenditure.

Mar 29, 2015

Govt official runs up R125k cellphone porn bill: report

Deputy speaker in the Limpopo legislature, Lehlogonolo Masoga, is the subject of a public protector probe following allegations of misconduct, reports the City Press.?

Sep 8, 2014

Protector to probe officials in Maseko case

City and metro police personnel will be investigated for maladministration in the Sipho Maseko cloned number plate matter.

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