Archived Media Statements

Date Description
08/04/2022 PPSA concerned about interference with its functioning in violation of the Constitution
07/29/2022 Public Protector South Africa concerned about new complaints against Phoenix Mortuary
07/19/2022 Response to media enquiries regarding an investigation into allegations of a violation of the Executive Ethics Code against the President of the Republic of South Africa his excellency Mr MC Ramaphosa
07/07/2022 Public Protector South Africa addresses its position on litigation involving Adv. Mkhwebane
07/01/2022 Investigation into allegations against the President ongoing and on track
06/23/2022 Public Protector South Africa welcomes conclusion of State Capture Commission’s work
06/10/2022 Acting Public Protector Adv Kholeka Gcaleka assures stakeholders that the office continues to serve with integrity
06/08/2022 Public Protector confirms receipt of complaint against the President, clarifies powers under Executive Members’ Ethics Act
05/30/2022 Public Protector to release investigation reports
05/27/2022 Public Protector furnishes the President with reasons why her suspension is neither due nor lawful
05/11/2022 Public Protector notes Section 194 Committee decision
05/06/2022 Public Protector to address Women seminar in Rustenburg
05/04/2022 Public Protector opens criminal case against Ismail Abramjee
04/29/2022 Public Protector Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane during a media briefing on Friday, April 29, 2022 in Pretoria
04/29/2022 Public Protector welcomes Chief Justice’s statement on Abramjee matter
04/28/2022 Public Protector to release investigation reports
04/19/2022 Institutions Supporting Democracy come together to ensure responsiveness, transparency and accountability in KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape disaster relief efforts
04/16/2022 Public Protector visits KwaZulu-Natal communities recovering from deadly floods
04/05/2022 Public Protector returns to KwaZulu-Natal for unfinished Stakeholder Roadshow business
03/29/2022 Public Protector to release investigations reports
03/29/2022 Deputy Public Protector to address Charlotte Maxeke Institute’s Book launch event
03/22/2022 Deputy Public Protector to address UKZN webinar on Human Rights
03/19/2022 Public Protector encouraged by Eastern Cape government’s will to cooperate with investigations
03/18/2022 Public Protector to address UNISA SAWLA Student Chapter event
03/17/2022 Public Protector concludes nationwide Stakeholder Roadshow in the Eastern Cape
03/17/2022 Public Protector consults legal team on Section 194 process
03/15/2022 Public Protector welcomes Mpumalanga’s tighter accountability mechanisms
03/14/2022 Public Protector roadshow goes to Mpumalanga
03/14/2022 Public Protector lauds Gauteng government’s handling of investigations against its departments
03/11/2022 Public Protector to sign agreement with Gauteng Premier as part of Stakeholder Roadshow
03/10/2022 Public Protector calls for implementation of VBS report
03/08/2022 Public Protector Stakeholder Roadshow turns to Limpopo
03/08/2022 Deputy Public Protector to address SAHRC panel discussion on whistleblower protection
03/02/2022 Report of non-compliant North West departments, municipalities to be tabled in provincial legislature for action
02/24/2022 Public Protector calls for bona fide involvement of traditional leaders in municipal council sittings
02/22/2022 Public Protector Stakeholder Roadshow moves to KwaZuluNatal
02/18/2022 Public Protector tackles sewage “lake” in Kimberley
02/17/2022 Public Protector Stakeholder Roadshow turns to the Northern Cape
02/16/2022 Public Protector wraps up stakeholder roadshow in Free State
02/13/2022 Public Protector launches nationwide good governance and service delivery roadshow
02/13/2022 Public Protector launches nationwide good governance and service delivery roadshow
02/04/2022 Public Protector welcomes Constitutional Court’s dismissal of Speaker and DA’s appeal against High Court ruling on right to legal representation
02/02/2022 Nothing untoward about Mr Lebelo’s appointment as Chief of Staff
01/27/2022 Public Protector confirms receipt of Executive Ethics complaint against the President
01/25/2022 Public Protector disappointed with Premier Mabuyane’s conduct, calls upon him to respect oath of office
01/19/2022 Public Protector intervention in higher education problems on track
01/14/2022 Public Protector welcomes handover of Estina project to beneficiaries
12/15/2021 Public Protector welcomes court decision on the Nkwinti report
12/13/2021 Statement by the Public Protector, Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane, and Deputy Public Protector, Adv. Kholeka Gcaleka, during a virtual media briefing held in Pretoria on Monday, 13 December 2021
12/10/2021 Public Protector to release investigation reports
12/05/2021 More needs to be done if we are to win the fight against corruption, says Deputy Public Protector
12/02/2021 Deputy Public Protector to address JMPD’s anti-corruption drive event
11/30/2021 Statement by Public Protector Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane during a virtual media briefing held in Pretoria on Tuesday, November 30. 2021
11/29/2021 Public Protector to release investigation reports
11/26/2021 Public Protector pilots alternative access points for complaints
11/23/2021 Public Protector engages stakeholders as part of Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers investigation
11/18/2021 Public Protector disappointed with court decision on the Venda Pensioners’ case
10/21/2021 Public Protector to release investigations reports
10/12/2021 Office of the Public Protector rejects Eastern Cape ANC’s baseless claims
10/07/2021 Public Protector to release investigations reports
10/03/2021 Criminal case of contempt opened against Speaker of Dr. JS Moroka Local Municipality
08/26/2021 PP and DPP discusses the role of PP in helping victims of gender victimization failed by criminal justice system
08/25/2021 Public Protector’s office briefs Gauteng Portfolio Committee on Alexandra findings, addresses gender events in Gauteng and Northern Cape
08/20/2021 Deputy Public Protector to take part in a dialogue on the role of women in legal fratenity
08/20/2021 Deputy Public Protector to take part in a dialogue on the role of women in legal fratenity
08/20/2021 Deputy Public Protector to take part in a dialogue on the role of women in legal fratenity
07/28/2021 Public Protector notes Western Cape High Court ruling on the rules for the removal from office of Chapter 9 heads
07/25/2021 Public Protector applies for the rescission, varying and/or reconsideration of the Constitutional Court’s Bosasa decision
07/09/2021 Address by the Public Protector Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane during the launch of a report on a joint-investigation between the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and the Public Protector South Africa (PPSA) into allegations of poor socio-economic c
07/08/2021 Public Protector, Human Rights Commission release findings on joint-investigation into service delivery problems in Alexandra
06/28/2021 Public Protector and Human Rights Commission host a webinar focusing on protecting the right to higher education
06/15/2021 Deputy Public Protector to address Proactive Health Solutions’ webinar
06/11/2021 Public Protector to address Ekasi Library launch in Etwatwa
06/03/2021 Public Protector to institute contempt proceedings against Minister Mkhize
06/02/2021 Public Protector calls on government to support mutual banks
05/27/2021 Justice system must be welcoming and accommodating to GBV victims, Public Protector tells international conference
05/12/2021 Deputy Public Protector pleads with Gauteng municipalities to take accountability serious
05/10/2021 Deputy Public Protector to address SALGA Gauteng’s Strategic Planning Session
05/07/2021 Public Protector to address Black Lawyers Association in Limpopo
05/06/2021 Public Protector to brief the Committee on Justice and Correctional Services
04/28/2021 Public Protector intervenes on artists and NAC impasse
04/19/2021 New Public Protector office to serve over 420 Limpopo villages
03/23/2021 Public Protector and Human Rights Commission intervention in tertiary education challenges continues
03/23/2021 Public Protector and sister institutions shine spotlight on human rights matters
03/16/2021 Public Protector to meet Minister of Higher Education and Training over the plight of students
03/15/2021 Public Protector South Africa intervenes in tertiary education challenges
02/22/2021 Adv. Gcaleka to open international webinar on UN resolution concerning Ombudsman, Mediator institutions
02/08/2021 Acting Public Protector releases investigation reports
01/18/2021 Public Protector on a sabbatical leave
01/18/2021 Public Protector on a sabbatical leave
01/07/2021 Public Protector saddened by the passing of Mr. Tshimangadzo Tshiololi of the Vhembe Concerned Pensioners
12/23/2020 Public Protector closes for Festive Season, services to be interrupted
12/20/2020 Public Protector to release investigations reports
12/18/2020 Public Protector to cooperate with authorities on perjury charges
12/16/2020 Public Protector staff to celebrate the institution’s first ever clean audit
12/15/2020 Public Protector notes the Constitutional Court decision on whether her office is entitled to obtain taxpayer information for purposes of investigations
11/11/2020 Public Protector saddened by the passing of outgoing Auditor-General
10/26/2020 Public Protector celebrates 25th year anniversary
10/14/2020 Public Protector clarifies court decision on Venda Pension Fund case
10/12/2020 Public Protector offers condolences to family, friends and colleagues of Prof. Plaatjies