The Pretoria High Court has set aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s finding against Police Minister Bheki Cele of not providing adequate protection to two KwaZulu-Natal whistleblowers.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says it accepts and respects Friday’s judgment by the Constitutional Court that dismissed its application and that of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to appeal a High Court ruling over the South African Revenue Service’s (SARS) so-called “rogue unit” case.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says that her office has received approximately 158 COVID-19 related complaints since the start of the national lockdown.
Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s fight to stop the Parliamentary process to remove her from office to the Western Cape High Court has been indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Free State Public Protector Provincial Representative Sphelo Samuel says he will meet with his lawyers to challenge his suspension.