Welcome to Public Protector South Africa
The Public Protector is an independent institution established in terms of section 181 of the Constitution, with a mandate to support and strengthen constitutional democracy. A supreme administrative oversight body, the Public Protector has the power to investigate, report on and remedy improper conduct in all state affairs. The Public Protector must be accessible to all persons and communities. Anyone can complain to the Public Protector.
Latest Investigation Reports
Closing Report No.55 of 2020/21 on an investigation into allegations of improper conduct and maladministration by the Bellville Magistrates'court relating to an application for a protection order
Report No. 49 of 2020/21 on allegations of a breach of the Executive Ethics Code by the Member of the Executive Council for Transport and Public Works of the Western Cape Provincial Government, Mr B Madikizela
Public Protector and sister institutions shine spotlight on human rights matters
Public Protector and Human Rights Commission intervention in tertiary education challenges continues
The joint Public Protector South Africa (PPSA) and the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) dialogue with the tertiary education community to find lasting solutions to problems... [read more]