National Assembly Speaker, Thandi Modise, is to oppose Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s application to halt the process to declare her unfit to hold office.
COPE says it has chosen Judge President of the Gauteng High Court Dunstan Mlambo to serve on the panel of experts to assess if there is prima facie evidence to justify a full-scale inquiry into the fitness of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to hold office.
Political parties must, on Friday, submit names of persons to serve on the independent panel that will kick off the process that could see the Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, removed from office.
National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has confirmed that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s lawyers will serve them with court papers to halt the process to initiate her possible removal from office.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s lawyers say the review matter before the High Court in Pretoria, between him and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane should not be seen as a case of liability but of ethics.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s application for a judicial review of the Public Protector’s report into the CR17 campaign Bosasa donation will continue in the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday.
Political Analyst Somadoda Fikeni says the battle between President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane may spill over into the political arena.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s legal team of has told the High Court in Pretoria that the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane did not have the jurisdiction to probe his Foundation Trust.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s application for a judicial review of the Public Protector’s report on the CR17 Bosasa donation will be heard in the High Court in Pretoria Tuesday and Wednesday.
The ANC has distanced itself from comments made by its MP Supra Mahumapelo regarding the removal of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.