Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane's suspension

The Public Protector South Africa (PPSA) has noted the media and public reports regarding the termination of suspended Public Protector, Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s suspension and intended return to office.

The institution acknowledges the importance of the subject matter and hereby advises that the Public Protector is not an employee of the PPSA. The Public Protector is appointed to office by the President of the Republic of South Africa. The Section 194 Committee enquiry is a Parliamentary process, and the PPSA is not a party thereto.

Accordingly, in the absence of communication emanating from the President, Adv. Mkhwebane’s suspension remains effective.

Published Date: 
Monday, September 4, 2023