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Public Protector impeachment process paused

Will Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s deeply flawed chapter as Public Protector EVER end?! After court rulings trashed a number of her findings in various matters, Parliament began to navigate the tricky terrain of constructing an impeachment process involving an office-bearer whose independence is sacrosanct. The PP is supposed to act like an ombud for government services, but …

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The miseducation of Busi Mkhwebane

Any activist dreams of shaping our Constitution in some way. But trust our bumbling Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to end up doing so completely by mistake. 😕 Quick explainer: the office of the public protector is essentially an ombud for all government services. It’s supposed to hold the government to account when citizens are failed. …

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Cyril Ramaphosa’s leaked emails and other news you need to know

Welcome to this week’s edition of Verationality, news made simple. ??‍♀️ OK look, I’m not going to sugar coat it.  This last week saw a barrage of bad news headlines. But – and I’m always that person – in context… it’s no cause for panic. Fixing things up after Jacob Zuma’s “nine wasted years” was …

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