Media Statements

Date Description
22/12/22 Public Protector South Africa scales down operations for Festive Season
29/11/22 Public Protector South Africa welcomes implementation of remedial action by Knysna Local Municipality
14/11/22 Public Protector South Africa conducts inspection in loco in the Northern Cape
08/11/22 PPSA reaction to alleged eviction of Adv. Mkhwebane and calls for audit into legal fees of Public Protector South Africa
23/10/22 Public Protector shines spotlight on Good Governance
19/10/22 Public Protector South Africa to present Annual Report to Parliament
11/10/22 Public Protector SA bids farewell to Spokesperson Oupa Segalwe
27/09/22 Public Protector to release investigations reports
27/09/22 Public Protector to release investigations reports
26/09/22 Public Protector South Africa commemorates Heritage Month in Northern Cape
02/09/22 Acting Public Protector to address Methodist’s Church event in Johannesburg
31/08/22 Acting Public Protector to address Human Rights Commission event focusing on local governance
30/08/22 Acting Public Protector to address NYDA’s High Tea event in Cape Town
26/08/22 Acting Public Protector to address Charlotte Mannya-Maxeke Institute Awards ceremony
16/08/22 Acting Public Protector to address APAC AGM in Durban
04/08/22 PPSA concerned about interference with its functioning in violation of the Constitution
29/07/22 Public Protector South Africa concerned about new complaints against Phoenix Mortuary
19/07/22 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
07/07/22 Public Protector South Africa addresses its position on litigation involving Adv. Mkhwebane
01/07/22 Investigation into allegations against the President ongoing and on track
23/06/22 Public Protector South Africa welcomes conclusion of State Capture Commission’s work
10/06/22 Acting Public Protector Adv Kholeka Gcaleka assures stakeholders that the office continues to serve with integrity
08/06/22 Public Protector confirms receipt of complaint against the President, clarifies powers under Executive Members’ Ethics Act
30/05/22 Public Protector to release investigation reports
27/05/22 Public Protector furnishes the President with reasons why her suspension is neither due nor lawful
11/05/22 Public Protector notes Section 194 Committee decision
06/05/22 Public Protector to address Women seminar in Rustenburg
04/05/22 Public Protector opens criminal case against Ismail Abramjee
29/04/22 Public Protector Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane during a media briefing on Friday, April 29, 2022 in Pretoria
29/04/22 Public Protector welcomes Chief Justice’s statement on Abramjee matter
28/04/22 Public Protector to release investigation reports
19/04/22 Institutions Supporting Democracy come together to ensure responsiveness, transparency and accountability in KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape disaster relief efforts
16/04/22 Public Protector visits KwaZulu-Natal communities recovering from deadly floods
05/04/22 Public Protector returns to KwaZulu-Natal for unfinished Stakeholder Roadshow business
29/03/22 Public Protector to release investigations reports
29/03/22 Deputy Public Protector to address Charlotte Maxeke Institute’s Book launch event
22/03/22 Deputy Public Protector to address UKZN webinar on Human Rights
19/03/22 Public Protector encouraged by Eastern Cape government’s will to cooperate with investigations
18/03/22 Public Protector to address UNISA SAWLA Student Chapter event
17/03/22 Public Protector concludes nationwide Stakeholder Roadshow in the Eastern Cape
17/03/22 Public Protector consults legal team on Section 194 process
15/03/22 Public Protector welcomes Mpumalanga’s tighter accountability mechanisms
14/03/22 Public Protector roadshow goes to Mpumalanga
14/03/22 Public Protector lauds Gauteng government’s handling of investigations against its departments
11/03/22 Public Protector to sign agreement with Gauteng Premier as part of Stakeholder Roadshow
10/03/22 Public Protector calls for implementation of VBS report
08/03/22 Public Protector Stakeholder Roadshow turns to Limpopo
08/03/22 Deputy Public Protector to address SAHRC panel discussion on whistleblower protection
02/03/22 Report of non-compliant North West departments, municipalities to be tabled in provincial legislature for action
24/02/22 Public Protector calls for bona fide involvement of traditional leaders in municipal council sittings
22/02/22 Public Protector Stakeholder Roadshow moves to KwaZuluNatal
18/02/22 Public Protector tackles sewage “lake” in Kimberley
17/02/22 Public Protector Stakeholder Roadshow turns to the Northern Cape
16/02/22 Public Protector wraps up stakeholder roadshow in Free State
13/02/22 Public Protector launches nationwide good governance and service delivery roadshow
13/02/22 Public Protector launches nationwide good governance and service delivery roadshow
04/02/22 Public Protector welcomes Constitutional Court’s dismissal of Speaker and DA’s appeal against High Court ruling on right to legal representation
02/02/22 Nothing untoward about Mr Lebelo’s appointment as Chief of Staff
27/01/22 Public Protector confirms receipt of Executive Ethics complaint against the President
25/01/22 Public Protector disappointed with Premier Mabuyane’s conduct, calls upon him to respect oath of office
19/01/22 Public Protector intervention in higher education problems on track
14/01/22 Public Protector welcomes handover of Estina project to beneficiaries
Date Description
15/12/21 Public Protector welcomes court decision on the Nkwinti report
13/12/21 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
10/12/21 Public Protector to release investigation reports
05/12/21 More needs to be done if we are to win the fight against corruption, says Deputy Public Protector
02/12/21 Deputy Public Protector to address JMPD’s anti-corruption drive event
30/11/21 Statement by Public Protector Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane during a virtual media briefing held in Pretoria on Tuesday, November 30. 2021
29/11/21 Public Protector to release investigation reports
26/11/21 Public Protector pilots alternative access points for complaints
23/11/21 Public Protector engages stakeholders as part of Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers investigation
18/11/21 Public Protector disappointed with court decision on the Venda Pensioners’ case
21/10/21 Public Protector to release investigations reports
12/10/21 Office of the Public Protector rejects Eastern Cape ANC’s baseless claims
07/10/21 Public Protector to release investigations reports
03/10/21 Criminal case of contempt opened against Speaker of Dr. JS Moroka Local Municipality
26/08/21 PP and DPP discusses the role of PP in helping victims of gender victimization failed by criminal justice system
25/08/21 Public Protector’s office briefs Gauteng Portfolio Committee on Alexandra findings, addresses gender events in Gauteng and Northern Cape
20/08/21 Deputy Public Protector to take part in a dialogue on the role of women in legal fratenity
20/08/21 Deputy Public Protector to take part in a dialogue on the role of women in legal fratenity
20/08/21 Deputy Public Protector to take part in a dialogue on the role of women in legal fratenity
28/07/21 Public Protector notes Western Cape High Court ruling on the rules for the removal from office of Chapter 9 heads
25/07/21 Public Protector applies for the rescission, varying and/or reconsideration of the Constitutional Court’s Bosasa decision
09/07/21 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
08/07/21 Public Protector, Human Rights Commission release findings on joint-investigation into service delivery problems in Alexandra
28/06/21 Public Protector and Human Rights Commission host a webinar focusing on protecting the right to higher education
15/06/21 Deputy Public Protector to address Proactive Health Solutions’ webinar
11/06/21 Public Protector to address Ekasi Library launch in Etwatwa
03/06/21 Public Protector to institute contempt proceedings against Minister Mkhize
02/06/21 Public Protector calls on government to support mutual banks
27/05/21 Justice system must be welcoming and accommodating to GBV victims, Public Protector tells international conference
12/05/21 Deputy Public Protector pleads with Gauteng municipalities to take accountability serious
10/05/21 Deputy Public Protector to address SALGA Gauteng’s Strategic Planning Session
07/05/21 Public Protector to address Black Lawyers Association in Limpopo
06/05/21 Public Protector to brief the Committee on Justice and Correctional Services
28/04/21 Public Protector intervenes on artists and NAC impasse
19/04/21 New Public Protector office to serve over 420 Limpopo villages
23/03/21 Public Protector and sister institutions shine spotlight on human rights matters
23/03/21 Public Protector and Human Rights Commission intervention in tertiary education challenges continues
16/03/21 Public Protector to meet Minister of Higher Education and Training over the plight of students
15/03/21 Public Protector South Africa intervenes in tertiary education challenges
22/02/21 Adv. Gcaleka to open international webinar on UN resolution concerning Ombudsman, Mediator institutions
08/02/21 Acting Public Protector releases investigation reports
18/01/21 Public Protector on a sabbatical leave
18/01/21 Public Protector on a sabbatical leave
07/01/21 Public Protector saddened by the passing of Mr. Tshimangadzo Tshiololi of the Vhembe Concerned Pensioners
Date Description
23/12/20 Public Protector closes for Festive Season, services to be interrupted
20/12/20 Public Protector to release investigations reports
18/12/20 Public Protector to cooperate with authorities on perjury charges
16/12/20 Public Protector staff to celebrate the institution’s first ever clean audit
15/12/20 Public Protector notes the Constitutional Court decision on whether her office is entitled to obtain taxpayer information for purposes of investigations
11/11/20 Public Protector saddened by the passing of outgoing Auditor-General
26/10/20 Public Protector celebrates 25th year anniversary
14/10/20 Public Protector clarifies court decision on Venda Pension Fund case
12/10/20 Public Protector offers condolences to family, friends and colleagues of Prof. Plaatjies
11/10/20 Public Protector conveys her condolences following the passing of renowned human rights lawyer, Ms. Pricilla Jana
25/09/20 Public Protector hosts a webinar focusing on the use of official languages in the public administration
31/08/20 Inspection of public facilities moves to Limpopo, Mpumalanga
26/08/20 Public Protector cautions officials who pushback against COVID-19 investigations
23/08/20 High court rules against attorney, in favour of the Public Protector
17/08/20 Public Protector turns attention to Gauteng hospitals
15/08/20 Public Protector turns attention to Gauteng hospitals
12/08/20 Deputy Public Protector’s observations during her assessment of healthcare facilities in Eastern Cape to be brought to the attention of relevant authorities
03/08/20 Public Protector inundated with COVID-19 related complaints of alleged conduct and service failure
29/05/20 Public Protector reacts to the Constitutional Court judgement
23/03/20 Public Protector closes service centers temporarily as part of efforts to contain the coronavirus
17/03/20 Walk-in services suspended indefinitely at all Public Protector offices across the country
Date Description
28/10/19 AOMA President Public Protector in Nigeria attending International Ombudsman Expo
05/09/19 Public Protector Statement on PEU
20/08/19 Public Protector to interact with Ekurhuleni communities as part of stakeholder roadshow
30/07/19 Public Protector rejects OCCRP report as malicious and defamatory
29/07/19 Public Protector disappointed with North Gauteng High Court judgment
21/07/19 Public Protector notes and welcomes the President’s announcement that he will approach the courts for recourse regarding her findings that he violated the Executive Ethics Code
12/07/19 The Public Protector’s year-long roadshow, with a focus on executive ethics, continues in Eastern Cape
10/07/19 Public Protector notes Minister Gordhan’s court challenge of her report and is disappointed at the indignity of personal insults contained in the court application
09/07/19 Public Protector to brief the Committee on Justice and Correctional Services
01/07/19 Public Protector lauds High Court judgment affirming her office’s jurisdiction over GEMS
24/06/19 Public Protector taken aback by DA and CR17 campaign managers’ claims regarding the investigation involving the President
19/06/19 Public Protector cautions Limpopo public office-bearers against falling foul of executive ethics regime
18/06/19 Public Protector talks Executive Ethics to Limpopo provincial executive
12/06/19 Public Protector clarifies issues surrounding the investigation involving the landing of the Gupta aircraft at Air Force Base Waterkloof in 2013
11/06/19 The Public Protector’s year-long roadshow, with a focus on executive ethics, kicks-off this week in Limpopo
06/06/19 Public Protector to address sheriff’s gala dinner in Mpumalanga
21/05/19 Public Protector's 2018 response to the DA's call for an inquiry into her fitness to hold office
02/05/19 Public Protector to hold media briefing
23/04/19 Public Protector agrees to Minister Gordhan’s request for an extension of deadline regarding subpoenaed documents
12/04/19 Public Protector disappointed by the leak of investigation document and the related commentary
10/04/19 Public Protector, Human Rights Commission to intervene in the Alexandra crisis
09/04/19 Public Protector and Tax Ombud join forces to tackle tax-related grievances
20/03/19 Public Protector takes State Security Minister to task over contemptuous conduct and interference
18/03/19 Public Protector to lead Human Rights commemorations in the Eastern Cape
13/03/19 Public Protector, Human Rights Commission meet eThekwini Mayor over problems at Glebelands Hostel
11/03/19 Public Protector hosts African counterparts for dispute resolution training
11/03/19 Public Protector hosts African counterparts for dispute resolution training
08/03/19 Public Protector welcomes Eastern Cape High Court judgment on review application of her Mandela Funeral report
26/02/19 Public Protector to name and shame organs of state that defy her remedial action directives
20/02/19 Adv. Mkhwebane taken aback by Mr. Mboweni's alleged remarks
Date Description
14/11/18 The Public Protector’s meeting with Minister Gordhan not open to the media
12/11/18 Public Protector clarifies her investigation into the conduct of Minister Gordhan
29/10/18 Public Protector to hold a media briefing
10/10/18 Public Protector to present Annual Report in Parliament
19/09/18 Public Protector roadshow targets stakeholders in the Harry Gwala District Municipality
13/09/18 Public Protector’s Gauteng stakeholder roadshow event postponed
10/09/18 Public Protector Roadshow focuses on Northern Cape, Free State and Gauteng stakeholders
05/09/18 Public Protector criticises frivolous court action by former USAASA board
03/09/18 Public Protector hearings on Gauteng Horse Racing Industry postponed indefinitely
29/08/18 Public Protector holds hearings on alleged improprieties relating to the corporatisation of the Gauteng horseracing industry
28/08/18 Public Protector Roadshow targets Eastern Cape stakeholders
22/08/18 Public Protector engages North West stakeholders
22/08/18 Public Protector expresses displeasure at false media reports
10/08/18 Public Protector addresses young women at TUT
10/08/18 Public Protector stakeholder forum continues in Limpopo
04/07/18 Public Protector set to broker a deal in the North West contractor incubation programme impasse
21/05/18 Public Protector welcomes Mandela report court challenge
13/05/18 Public Protector worried about the safety of Umzimkhulu investigation whistle-blowers in the wake of more political killings in KZN
08/05/18 Public Protector to address AU Youth Chapter event in Johannesburg
07/05/18 Op Ed: "The South African Constitution is in the Dock"
30/04/18 Adv. Mkhwebane rejects CASAC’s claims
19/04/18 Public Protector looks into the role of politicians in the Vrede Integrated Dairy Project
05/03/18 Public Protector to brief the Justice Committee on matters relating to her work
27/02/18 Executive Summary Vrede
17/02/18 Public Protector statement on the CIEX judgment
12/02/18 Public Protector concerned about recent media statements by the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services
12/02/18 Public Protector concerned about DA utterances
09/02/18 Public Protector releases her findings on Vrede Integrated Dairy Project
18/01/18 Statement on the Terms of Reference for the Commission of Inquiry into State of Capture
10/01/18 Public Protector welcomes appointment of Commission of Inquiry into State Capture
Date Description
21/12/17 Public Protector closes for Festive Season, services to be interrupted
29/11/17 Public Protector saddened by distortions in The Star newspaper
28/11/17 Public Protector to commemorate 16 Days campaign in Nkangala
24/11/17 Public Protector Answering Affidavit
24/10/17 Public Protector looks into plight of rural communities as part of governance
04/10/17 Public Protector investigates the refurbishment of the dilapidated Umzimkhulu Memorial Hall
04/10/17 Public Protector presents Annual Report to Parliament
26/09/17 Public Protector to commemorate Heritage Month in KwaZulu-Natal
20/09/17 Public Protector’s Report on maladministration by the former Bapo Ba Mogale Administration and the Department of Local Government and Traditional Affairs in the Management of Bapo Ba Mogale “D-Account”
14/09/17 CIEX REPORT: Clarity regarding the meeting with the Presidency’s Legal Advisors and the State Security Agency
07/09/17 Heads of African Ombudsman institutions urged to play part in realization of continental development targets
30/08/17 Public Protector to sign Settlement Agreement with City of Cape Town on delivery of Basic Services to Masiphumelele Community
22/08/17 Public Protector to commemorate Women’s Month in Limpopo
03/08/17 Public Protector meets Executive Mayor of Cape Town
10/07/17 In respect to a “Report No:8 of 2017/18 on allegations of maladministration
05/07/17 Public Protector not sitting on reports
28/06/17 Statement on judicial review application by ABSA and SARB
15/06/17 Public Protector to hold a media briefing
14/06/17 New State of Capture
11/06/17 Public Protector, SALGA sign MOU
07/06/17 Public Protector talks Good Governance and Municipal Demarcation at SALGA event in Cape Town
22/05/17 Public Protector hears from Ritchie residents, wraps up roadshow
15/05/17 Public Protector takes Mqanduli concerns to Provincial Legislature
02/05/17 Public Protector to meet Western Cape stakeholders
25/04/17 Public Protector lends Eastern Cape communities an ear
29/03/17 Public Protector to brief Parliament on her office’s plans
20/03/17 Public Protector Stakeholder engagement continues in North West
13/03/17 Public Protector stakeholder engagement blitz off to Free State
02/03/17 Public Protector welcomes new CEO, Themba Dlamini
01/03/17 Public Protector addresses provincial authorities, reaches out to Ermelo residents
22/02/17 Public Protector invites stakeholders in Limpopo to an unmediated dialogue
14/02/17 Public Protector kicks-off nationwide stakeholder engagements in Gauteng
08/02/17 Gauteng emerging contractor’s 16-year-long wait for justice ends in smiles
05/02/17 Public Protector habours no ill will towards predecessor
11/01/17 Taxi industry urged to come forward with information on panel vans that are illegally converted into minibus taxis for public transport
Date Description
21/12/16 Public Protector services to be interrupted over the festive period
20/12/16 Public Protector disappointed at baseless allegations peddled in the media
12/12/16 Military Ombud & Public Protector hold Bilateral Talks
05/12/16 Public Protector and Minister of Justice meet
02/12/16 Broadening access to her office top of Public Protector's agenda
30/11/16 Public Protector to commemorate 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children in Cape Town
28/11/16 Public Protector clarifies incorrect media reports
28/10/16 Public Protector to host AOMA General Assembly in Durban
19/10/16 Public Protector requests Parliament support in addressing urgent institutional challenges
12/10/16 Interdict brought against BLF members by joint owners of the property and not the Public Protector
11/10/16 Public Protector receives donations towards #FeesMustFall Fund
09/10/16 Public Protector gives Bapo-Ba-Mogale community a progress report on her investigation
07/10/16 Public Protector revisits Bapong to update community on D Account investigation
06/10/16 Public Protector meets with the President
03/10/16 Strong, independent institutions crucial for sustainable peace in post conflict situations: Deputy Public Protector
02/10/16 Basic social justice issue of inequality and exclusion are at the core of “Fees Must Fall”
30/09/16 Public Protector to release investigation reports and launch the 2016 National Good Governance Week
29/09/16 Public Protector to host Higher Education Dialogue
21/09/16 Public Protector pledges funds towards #feesmustfall crisis
20/09/16 Public Protector created to act as state ‘conscience’: Deputy Public Protector
19/09/16 Public Protector urges students to use their minds to make a difference
14/09/16 Public Protector warns against ignoring social injustice, calls for better use of office services
09/09/16 Public Protector offers to intervene on university fees deadlock
08/09/16 Public Protector dedicates inaugural Truth and Justice Award to staff and role model, Priscilla Jana
04/09/16 Botswana Law Society honours Public Protector
22/08/16 Public Protector South Africa to commemorate 20th anniversary
21/08/16 Public Protector dedicates Guardian of Governance and Leadership awards to staff
01/08/16 Deputy Public Protector urges graduates to use their skills to strengthen economy, ensure clean governance
29/07/16 Public Protector updates Bapo-Ba-Mogale on her investigation into alleged looting of their resources
27/07/16 Public Protector to address Duke Corporate Education event on ethical leadership
19/07/16 Public Protector shocked, appalled by rascals that invaded her office on Monday
13/06/16 State alone cannot ensure delivery of constitutional ideals for all: Deputy Public Protector Malunga
20/05/16 Public Protector notes the German Africa Prize Award 2016
19/05/16 Women empowerment key to achieving prosperous, united nation: Public Protector
14/05/16 ‘Don’t look the other way,’ Public Protector calls on Christians
29/04/16 Public Protector to release investigation reports
25/04/16 Advise with integrity: Public Protector tells global lawyers
17/04/16 Deputy Public Protector Malunga urges Ethekwini municipality to prioritise needs of Kennedy road residents
14/04/16 Protect our constitution, the legacy our founders left for us: Public Protector appeals to legal graduates
13/04/16 Deputy Public Protector to conduct an inspection in loco at Kennedy Road informal settlement in Durban
18/03/16 Public Protector asked to investigate alleged involvement of Gupta family in state affairs
13/03/16 Lack of consequences for wrongdoers perpetuating culture of something for nothing in SA society: Deputy Public Protector
09/03/16 Public Protector, Deputy to speak on office mandate, corruption and building an ethical nation
01/03/16 Public Protector to discuss ways to combat public and private sectors economic crime
03/02/16 Public Protector welcomes the President’s willingness to engage
02/02/16 Public Protector receives FW de Klerk Foundation Goodwill Award, calls for united action against all forms of discrimination
31/01/16 Public Protector calls on SA legal community to remove obstacles to transformation, commends Nelson Mandela Bay Metro leadership for their response to her findings
15/01/16 Public Protector calls for more action on autism, donates funds to schools and autism organisation
Date Description
23/12/15 Public Protector raises hope for imminent end to the Glebelands Hostel killings
21/12/15 Public Protector intervenes on the plight of Glebelands Hostel, Kennedy Road informal settlement residents in Durban
15/12/15 Public Protector concerned about online petition using her name
04/12/15 Deputy Public Protector calls on those living with disability to stand up for their rights
01/12/15 Deputy Public Protector to address Disability Day event in Polokwane
23/11/15 Public Protector joins North West government in a bid to end Kopela village strike
05/11/15 Public Protector lauds legal journalists for enhancing access to justice
26/10/15 Deputy Public Protector meets traditional authorities, wraps up Good Governance Week
23/10/15 Public Protector lauds MEC Mahlangu’s exemplary response to the Chapter 9 institution’s work
19/10/15 Public Protector calls on corporates to help Aurora Girls High
16/10/15 Public Protector to feature on Interface as part of the Good Governance week
15/10/15 Public Protector to present 2014/15 Annual Report to Parliament
11/10/15 Public Protector to be part of the Pan African Parliament Panel in Johannesburg
08/10/15 Public Protector welcomes SCA judgment
06/10/15 Public Protector to deliver the 5th Annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture in Cape Town
06/10/15 Black First Land First protest at Public Protector Offices
01/10/15 Public Protector honoured by Archbishop’s Peace and Justice Award from the Anglican Church of Southern Africa
30/09/15 Public Protector Encourages Workplace Diversity
29/09/15 Public Protector to address General Motors Women’s council and leadership meeting in Port Elizabeth
18/09/15 Governance lapses and flaws in state expenditure are South Africa’s top risks: Deputy Public Protector
18/09/15 Public Protector explains her office's involvement in the SABC v DA and others case
13/09/15 Development vision impossible without the backing of teachers: Public Protector
26/08/15 Time to transcend the 1956 narrative on women: Public Protector
18/08/15 Public Protector to release report on PRASA, media lock-up arranged
14/08/15 Independent institutions, civil society are key pillars of the rule of law: Public Protector
11/08/15 Public Protector and ombudsman like institutions can strengthen the rights based framework says Adv. Malunga
07/08/15 Public Protector to present Power Breakfast on Power FM
06/08/15 Public Protector donates R30 000 to Aurora Girls High
31/07/15 Public Protector expected the Ad-Hoc committee on Nkandla to interview her, holds a media briefing to clear misstatements and distortions on her Secure in Comfort report
29/07/15 Public Protector is an insurance of our democracy: Deputy Public Protector
22/07/15 PRASA media briefing postponed
21/07/15 Pay the debt forward: Public Protector asks her peers
16/07/15 Public Protector to release report on PRASA, media lock-up arranged
15/07/15 Public Protector to be honoured by the General Council of the Bar of South Africa
29/05/15 Public Protector responds to the Minister of Police’s report on Nkandla
27/05/15 Public Protector identifies sources of “confusion” over her office’s powers
22/05/15 Let’s base decision-making on constitutional values: Public Protector
11/05/15 Servant leadership key to states bettering people's lives: Public Protector
11/05/15 Deputy Public Protector warns of lawlessness if health and education disparities are not addressed and calls for private sector intervention in improving public services
29/04/15 Public Protector asks for R200 million in additional funding
28/04/15 Public Protector to brief Parliament on her office’s plans
24/04/15 Ill-gotten benefits should be paid back – Public Protector
15/04/15 Public Protector shares wisdom with new City of Joburg ombudsman
09/04/15 Public can enforce remedial action through courts: Public Protector
09/04/15 Public Protector gets her third honorary doctorate
24/03/15 Public Protector to release investigation reports
18/03/15 Deputy Public Protector calls on lawyers bodies to discipline lawyers fingered by Public Protector reports
14/03/15 Public Protector calls on lawyers to enrich debate on 'taking appropriate remedial action' and to deepen democracy
08/03/15 Public Protector calls for increased women lawyers’ participation in discussions around interpretation of her office's power
05/03/15 Public Protector to address SAWLA Elective AGM in Cape Town
27/02/15 Public Protector welcomes new CEO, CFO
28/01/15 Deputy Public Protector joins calls for whistleblowers to be incentivised
28/01/15 Public Protector to address human resources ethics book launch
27/01/15 Deputy Public Protector to address Anti-Intimidation and Ethical Practices Forum launch
Date Description
22/12/14 Public Protector to close office from 23 December to 02 January
17/12/14 Public Protector releases investigation reports
15/12/14 Public Protector releases report on rights of performing artist
12/12/14 Public Protector releases investigation reports
11/12/14 Public Protector proposes anti-corruption measures to the global community
09/12/14 Public Protector to deliver keynote address at UN Global Compact gathering in New York
27/11/14 Public Protector, development community explore cooperation
25/11/14 Public Protector calls for approach change in fight against women, child abuse
24/11/14 Public Protector to be part of 16 Days of Activism launch in Kimberly
24/11/14 More civil society action needed to fight corruption- Public Protector
21/11/14 Public Protector Thuli Madonsela gets another by Paul Harris Fellowship Award
17/11/14 Faith community asked to stand up and lift democracy higher
16/11/14 Public Protector files notice for leave to appeal Western Cape High Court judgment
04/11/14 Public Protector stakeholder dialogue goes to Mpumalanga
04/11/14 The African Ombudsman to strengthen Political Stability and Socio-Economic Development in the continent.
28/10/14 Public Protector lauds public service and calls on civil servants to promote good governance and ethical leaderships
23/10/14 Public Protector resorts to economic ways of observing Good Governance Week in the face of resource constraints
22/10/14 Public Protector to present her office’s Annual Report to Parliament
22/10/14 Public Protector repeats calls for funding proportional to workload
17/10/14 Public Protector dedicates latest international award to her team, South African colleagues, whistleblowers, people and government
16/10/14 There’s a massive price to pay if maladministration and corruption were not dealt with- Deputy Public Protector
14/10/14 Public Protector warns of 'monopoly of decision-making'
13/10/14 Public Protector to address International Crime Stoppers conference in Cape Town
06/10/14 Public Protector to host Swedish counterpart during roundtable on role of ombudsman
29/09/14 Public Protector to release finalised investigation reports
29/09/14 Public Protector NECSA investigation underway
26/09/14 Public Protector not enemy of government – Adv. Malunga
26/09/14 Public Protector holds fruitful discussions with the Ugandan Members of Parliament (Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee) delegation
25/09/14 Public Protector stakeholder dialogue comes to North West
24/09/14 Adv. Madonsela decries 'gate to nowhere' Public Protector
23/09/14 Public Protector to address Access to Justice event in Bizana
23/09/14 Public Protector says constitution envisages complementary and not competitive oversight
22/09/14 Public Protector to address APAC Conference in Rustenburg
19/09/14 Public Protector looks to peers’ views on interpretation of constitutional mandate
11/09/14 Public Protector concerned by inaccurate interpretations of her office’s constitutional mandate
10/09/14 Public Protector humbled by South Africans’ affirmation of her office’s efforts
08/09/14 Public Protector to dialogue with Western Cape decision-makers
07/09/14 Public Protector calls for "Let our children Go to School" Campaign in respect of Kuruman learners
27/08/14 Public Protector holds a media briefing
27/08/14 Public Protector says investing in women development grows communities
26/08/14 Public Protector to address Businesswoman of the Year event in Sandton
25/08/14 Public Protector concerned over extraordinary, unwarranted attacks
20/08/14 Joint statement on a meeting between the Public Protector and the Minister of Communications
20/08/14 Cracks in the public sector oversight system should be of equal concern – Public Protector
17/08/14 Inequality betrayal of South Africa's constitutional promise - Public Protector
15/08/14 Public Protector says paying back ill-gotten money is vital for public accountability
13/08/14 Public Protector to address a crime reduction and criminal justice conference in Johannesburg
12/08/14 Public Protector says Internal Auditors should be less of Policemen but more of the conscience of their organisations
11/08/14 Public Protector to take part in panel discussion at the Internal Audit Conference in Sandton
08/08/14 Public Protector to address Women’s Day event in Limpopo
08/08/14 Public Protector to kick-start stakeholder dialogue programme
07/08/14 Public Protector challenges women leaders to be more daring
06/08/14 Public Protector to address Women Leadership Conference in Cape Town
01/08/14 We all have a Madiba quality in us: Public Protector
30/07/14 Public Protector says it is time for African Women to claim their place at the main table
24/07/14 Premier Mahumapelo commits to give the D-Account urgent attention to help speed up the Public Protector’s investigation
18/07/14 Public Protector inspects KwaZulu-Natal game park fencing after complaints about wildlife attacks
17/07/14 Public Protector to clean, paint children's home
17/07/14 Public Protector gives officials a month to quantify complaints and devise plan to resolve Tongaat housing problems
15/07/14 Public Protector to visit Tongaat community
14/07/14 Public Protector instructs Sol Plaatje Municipality to pay widow of former employee
04/07/14 Public Protector pleads with Parliament to intervene in resourcing her office
03/07/14 Public Protector releases investigation report
25/06/14 Public Protector calls on young people to join united front against maladministration
19/06/14 Public Protector to commemorate Youth Month in Eastern Cape
15/06/14 Call to young leaders to have courage to step out of line in pursuit of the right thing
13/06/14 Public Protector says you don’t have to be a billionaire to make a difference
13/06/14 Public Protector asks UCT graduates to be innovative and part of solving SA challenges
09/06/14 Embrace constitutional institutions: Public Protector
05/06/14 Public Protector backs UFS' call for public dialogue on public sector corruption
05/06/14 Public Protector denies insulting voters
04/06/14 Public Protector to address UFS Symposium on Corruption in Bloemfontein
02/06/14 Members of the public are the “teeth of the Public Protector”
28/05/14 Public Protector attributes hunger to maladministration
23/05/14 Public Protector encourages public participation to ensure accountable and transparent democracy
21/05/14 A paper delivered by Public Protector South Africa Chief Executive Officer Mr Themba Mthethwa at the IMFO Annual Audit & Risk Indaba in East London on 21-23 May 2014
16/05/14 Deputy Public Protector calls for the institutionalisation of accountability, integrity and responsiveness in public procurement/ state contracts
15/05/14 Public Protector notes Security Cluster Minister's intended court action
14/05/14 Public Protector calls upon all citizens to protect and strengthen constitutional democracy in honour of the late Dullah Omar and Joe Moabi's
09/05/14 Public Protector to address 9th Annual Health, Peace and Safety lecture at UNISA, Florida Campus
24/04/14 Public Protector named to the Time 100, Time’s Annual List of the 100 most influential people in the world
08/04/14 Public Protector urges contractors to act with integrity
08/04/14 Public Protector urges contractors to act with integrity
04/04/14 Public Protector galvanises youth to be future ethical and conscious leaders
04/04/14 Public Protector galvanises youth to be future ethical and conscious leaders
01/04/14 Public Protector welcomes whistleblower protection law amendments
27/03/14 Public Protector encourages public participation to ensure accountable and transparent democracy
27/03/14 Public Protector tells Piet Retief community the Constitution affirms the rights of all people
27/03/14 Public Protector to commemorate Human Rights Month in Piet Retief
27/03/14 Public Protector to commemorate Human Rights Month in Piet Retief
17/03/14 Public Protector is baffled by the Minister’s action but stands by her report
13/03/14 REMINDER: Public Protector to release final Nkandla report, a media lock-up arranged
06/03/14 Public Protector to release the final Nkandla report
02/03/14 African Ombudsman Summit adopts pioneering declaration on minimum standards for ombudsman institutions
27/02/14 Public Protector lauds Mpumalanga government for accepting Pilgrim's Rest findings and remedial action
25/02/14 Chief Justice Mogoeng calls for supportive environment for the African Ombudsman institution
20/02/14 South Africa to host African Ombudsman Summit
18/02/14 Public Protector finds that all allegations levelled against the SABC Management and board were substantiated
10/02/14 Public Protector to release investigation report on SABC
17/01/14 Release date of Nkandla report to be announced next month
Date Description
30/12/13 Public Protector humbled by public appreciation of her office's work
20/12/13 Public Protector services to be interrupted over the festive period
20/12/13 Public Protector finds issuing of Pilgrim’s Rest shop leases tenders unlawful and improper
13/12/13 Public Protector to release Pilgrims Rest report
06/12/13 Public Protector pays tribute to former President Nelson Mandela
02/12/13 Public Protector announces a new measure to stem report leaks
29/11/13 Public Protector reiterates the confidentiality of Provisional Reports
27/11/13 Postponement: Public Protector Media Briefing
26/11/13 Public Protector calls for an integrated approach in dealing with gender based violence
22/11/13 Public Protector denounces the misunderstanding of contemporary checks and balances
21/11/13 Public Protector to release finalised investigation reports
18/11/13 Public Protector to Commemorate 16 Days of Activism against Abuse to Women and Children in the Free State
15/11/13 Public Protector welcomes Security Cluster Ministers' withdrawal of the orders they sought against her
15/11/13 Public Protector responds to New Age editorial comment
14/11/13 Public Protector welcomes Security Cluster Ministers' withdrawal of their court bid against her
13/11/13 Public Protector files opposing affidavit in response to the court interdict by the security cluster
11/11/13 Public Protector clarifies issues relating to the Nkandla provisional report court bid
09/11/13 Public Protector to clarify issues relating to the court action on the Nkandla provisional report
08/11/13 Public Protector receives court papers regarding Nkandla provisional report
07/11/13 Public Protector calls on communities to choose dialogue over violence, urges government to listen to communities
06/11/13 Public Protector to address socio-economic rights workshop in Mahikeng
05/11/13 Public Protector assures the people of South Africa of her independence, impartiality
01/11/13 Public Protector issues Nkandla provisional report
30/10/13 Public Protector saddened by baseless accusations levelled against her by the Office of the Chief Whip of the ruling party in Parliament
24/10/13 SA faith community embraces good governance
23/10/13 “Animal Farm” leadership ethos leading to governance failure – Public Protector
23/10/13 Good governance conference calls for stronger sanctions against wrongdoing
23/10/13 Reminder: Interfaith Prayer meeting for Good Governance
22/10/13 Good Governance conference enters second and last day
18/10/13 Public Protector to kick start National Good Governance Week
16/10/13 Public Protector to address Swiss Cham Business Dinner on the role, success and challenges of her office
15/10/13 Public Protector presents 2012/13 Annual Report to Parliament
14/10/13 Public Protector to present Annual Report to the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Constitutional Development
10/10/13 Public Protector encouraged by Mpumalanga Premier’s acceptance of the stakeholder consultative dialogue feedback report
09/10/13 Public Protector asked to address water, land restitution and youth unemployment in Carolina
07/10/13 Public Protector visits Carolina and later brief Mpumalanga Legislature on complaints received in the Province
04/10/13 Public Protector to kick start National Good Governance Week
04/10/13 Public Protector pledges to partner with new government appointees to promote good governance
01/10/13 Public Protector receives outstanding information
30/09/13 Public Protector tells Public Accounts Committees non-compliance is a problem
27/09/13 Public Protector dispels misconception about her office and urges the community to approach her office with legitimate complaints
25/09/13 Public Protector to commemorate Heritage Month in Beaufort West
18/09/13 Public Protector says more than half of the Limpopo population lives in poverty
16/09/13 Public Protector to release investigation reports
16/09/13 Progress Report on an investigation into allegations of improper conduct and maladminstration relating to security installations and upgrades at the private residences of President Jacob Zuma in Nkandla
13/09/13 Public Protector calls for protection of the freedom and independence of media
13/09/13 Western Cape legislature welcomes Public Protector’s feedback; Public Protector meets with opposition parties
06/09/13 Public Protector reports on problems plaguing the public health sector and poverty eradication efforts
04/09/13 Public Protector calls for investigation into alleged violent death of patient at a Free State hospital
03/09/13 Public Protector wants government dismissal cases audited
30/08/13 Public Protector stakeholder dialogue hearings to conclude in Free State
29/08/13 Public Protector denounces “unconscionable” spending by the North West Department of Finance
28/08/13 Public Protector welcomes Limpopo’s decision to cut off companies that supply hospital with poor quality medical equipment
28/08/13 Public Protector to release investigation report on North West PPAC
27/08/13 Bureaucracy blamed for Limpopo hospital’s dire shortage of equipment
26/08/13 Public Protector Congratulates Ontario Ombudsman
23/08/13 Public Protector and Northern Cape Legislature agree on service delivery challenges and cooperation
21/08/13 Public Protector releases investigation report
21/08/13 Public Protector takes Northern Cape service delivery problems to the legislature
20/08/13 Public Protector visits "one of the worst-resourced" hospitals
16/08/13 Esikhawini community looks to the Public Protector to address their service delivery concerns
16/08/13 Benefits of democracy remain elusive for many women: Public Protector
14/08/13 Public Protector and Premier Mkhize sign landmark agreement
13/08/13 Emergency Medical Services a problem in Mgungundlovu, Public Protector told
12/08/13 Public Protector confirms Nkandla inspection-in-loco
12/08/13 Public Protector Stakeholder Dialogue on Health and Poverty heads off to KwaZulu-Natal
08/08/13 Public Protector urged to investigate death of man at Bara, and plight of a man declared dead by Home Affairs five years ago
06/08/13 Public Protector concerned about apparent problems at Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital
06/08/13 Public Protector makes a follow up visit to Orange Farm
06/08/13 Public Protector urges Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital CEO to fix problems at the facility
31/07/13 Public Protector dialogue comes to Gauteng
31/07/13 Public Protector concludes Eastern Cape leg of stakeholder dialogue
30/07/13 Ngqamakwe community flood the Public Protector with service delivery complaints
26/07/13 Public Protector dialogue takes aim at the Eastern Cape
24/07/13 Public Protector concludes Western Cape stakeholder dialogue
23/07/13 Western Cape health authorities asked to look into community complaints
19/07/13 Public Protector stakeholder dialogue heads to Western Cape
17/07/13 Public Protector asked to intervene in the plight of home-based caregivers
16/07/13 Thubelihle residents decry poor service delivery
04/07/13 Public Protector concludes dialogue with North West stakeholders
03/07/13 North West communities decry poor services
27/06/13 Public Protector conducts an Outreach Clinic in Orange Farm
26/06/13 Public Protector launches stakeholder dialogue
21/06/13 Ombudsmen key to Africa’s achievement of MDGs – Adv. Madonsela
20/06/13 Public Protector launches annual National Stakeholder Consultative Dialogue
19/06/13 Deputy Public Protector offers to help resolve issues surrounding botched circumcisions
09/06/13 Public Protector highlights the importance of investigative journalism
06/06/13 Public Protector encourages women to take charge regardless of their positions
05/06/13 Public Protector addresses ethics seminar in Parliament
28/05/13 Pretoria pupil to spend a day with the Public Protector
17/05/13 Public Protector welcomes and is encouraged by Law Society’s statement
13/05/13 Update on an investigation into allegations of financial mismanagement, tender irregularities, irregular appointments and maladministration levelled against the PRASA
12/05/13 Public Protector conferred with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree
10/05/13 Why the Public Protector does not want to engage in a public debate with her deputy over parliamentary oversight
02/05/13 Public Protector tables her office’s strategic plan
27/04/13 Public Protector receives the Legend of Empowerment Lifetime Achievement Award at the Oliver Empowerment Awards
25/04/13 Public Protector receives the Johannesburg Press Club Newsmaker of the Year Award
24/04/13 Public Protector releases finalised investigation reports
22/04/13 Public Protector to release finalised Investigation Reports
18/04/13 Proper conduct in state affairs goes beyond lawfulness
15/04/13 Public Protector calls for strengthening of onslaught against corruption
10/04/13 Public Protector calls on municipal finance officers to be firm
04/04/13 Public Protector calls for enhancement of citizen servants not government servants culture
26/03/13 Public Protector tells public of their constitutional right to complain
19/03/13 AOMA backs Tanzania to host the 11th IOI World Conference
19/03/13 Public Protector to commemorate Human Rights Month in Calvinia
18/03/13 Public Protector to launch AOMA History Book
15/03/13 Public Protector welcomes Minister Aaron Motsoaledi positive response to her systemic investigations into health care
12/03/13 Public Protector triggers sacking of sexual assault convict at KZN school
07/03/13 Public Protector releases finalised investigation reports and launches social media sites
27/02/13 Public Protector reiterates call for neo-natal deaths submissions
22/02/13 Background on UK Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Dame Julie Mellor (DBE)
22/02/13 Public Protector to host round-table discussion with UK Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
21/02/13 Public Protector calls on leaders to balance truth and power
20/02/13 Public Protector asks Human Settlements Portfolio Committee to request a progress report from government on RDP Preliminary observations
18/02/13 Public Protector to launch AOMA History Book
15/02/13 Public Protector welcomes Minister Aaron Motsoaledi positive response to her systemic investigations into health care
07/02/13 Public Protector releases finalised investigation reports and launches social media sites
06/02/13 Public Protector reports back to the community of Nala Municipality on progress made
06/02/13 “They called it Justice” What do you call it? Come and find out at Public Protector’s Media Briefing
05/02/13 Public Protector revisits Nala to check up on progress
01/02/13 Public Protector appoints a forensic company to investigate the North West D Account
31/01/13 Public Protector to announce Forensic Company tasked to investigate Bapo-Ba-Mogale Community Trust Account
31/01/13 “They called it Justice” What do you call it? Come and find out at Public Protector’s Media Briefing
30/01/13 Public Protector finalising City of Johannesburg billing systemic intervention report
25/01/13 Deputy Public Protector addresses conference in Cape Town
17/01/13 Call on victims of inadequate paediatric intensive care facilities to make representations to the Public Protector
10/01/13 Public Protector saddened by Communication Workers Union threats
08/01/13 Public Protector welcomes 100 trainee investigators
Date Description
14/12/12 Public Protector welcomes, introduces Deputy to stakeholders
14/12/12 Public Protector releases City of Ekurhuleni negligence report
13/12/12 Public Protector says children have a right to be raised in a supportive environment
12/12/12 Public Protector introduces Deputy Public Protector to Stakeholders
11/12/12 Public Protector’s message of support for former President Nelson Mandela
05/12/12 Public Protector releases City of Cape Town, Naspers report
29/11/12 Public Protector to address the Mamelodi Community
27/11/12 Public Protector calls for the protection of vulnerable groups
26/11/12 Public Protector releases finalised investigation reports
25/11/12 Public Protector calls for Ethical Leadership in Public Administration
24/11/12 Public Protector implores Ombudsman institutions to strive for credibility
23/11/12 CEO responds to “inaccurate” news report
22/11/12 Public Protector media briefing
22/11/12 Public Protector observe 16 Days of No Violence against Women and Children in Lehurutshe
14/11/12 Public Protector calls for tolerance of Ombudsman institutions
07/11/12 Public Protector decries conduct of unscrupulous business people
06/11/12 Public Protector calls on society to reject “tenderprenuership”
24/10/12 Public Protector clarifies misunderstanding about South African judges
22/10/12 Public Protector says there were no errors on the Midvaal investigation
20/10/12 Public Protector concludes Good Governance Week
19/10/12 Public Protector meets with Bapo ba Mogale community
18/10/12 Public Protector shocked by conditions at Olifantshoek health centres
18/10/12 Public Protector makes breakthrough in the Olifantshoek impasse
17/10/12 Public Protector calls on learners to light candle in the pursuit of ethical governance
17/10/12 Public Protector visits Laudium Secondary School as part of the National Good Governance Week activities
16/10/12 Good Governance ends, with delegates calling for ethical governance to ensure responsive service delivery
15/10/12 Public Protector launches the National Good Governance Week
14/10/12 Public Protector welcomes Parliament’s Positive response to her July request for investigation into various anonymous allegations against her and her office
12/10/12 Why Mr Julius Malema was not interviewed by the Public Protector during the investigation
11/10/12 Public Protector launches the National Good Governance Week
09/10/12 Public Protector releases investigation reports
04/10/12 Public Protector appeals for time bound RDP Housing Corrective Action in Kwazulu-Natal
03/10/12 Public Protector calls on organs of state and organisations to be corruption and fraud proof
02/10/12 Call for entries: Good Governance Symbol Design
28/09/12 Public Protector releases finalised investigation reports
27/09/12 Public Protector calls on communities to participate in democratic processes and refrain from public violence
26/09/12 Public Protector assures Olifantshoek community a joint fast tracked investigation with the Auditor-General
21/09/12 Public Protector and Mineral Resources Deputy Minister resolve the impasse at Joe Morolong Municipality
13/09/12 Public Protector calls on public servants to build a caring, listening and ethical state
11/09/12 The Public Protector applauds employment of young traffic officers
10/09/12 Public Protector calls on women to play their part in supporting and strengthening constitutional democracy
09/09/12 Public Protector calls on communities to participate in democratic processes and refrain from public violence
07/09/12 Public Protector dialogues with Opposition Parties
31/08/12 Public Protector calls on members of the public to help bring wrongdoers to book
30/08/12 Public Protector shocked by lack of national outrage on bribery and price inflation revelation
30/08/12 Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela is shocked by a lack of national outrage on bribery and price inflation revelation done by some contractors who have done and continue to do business with organs state
28/08/12 Public Protector tells communities there’s no excuse to wait for RDP houses
27/08/12 Public Protector calls on public officials to work with democracy supporting institutions to expedite accountability
23/08/12 Public Protector urges women to join hands to stop maladministration from derailing service delivery
22/08/12 Public Protector calls on communities to use constitutional structures and processes before resorting to protest marches
21/08/12 Public Protector delivers Helen Joseph Memorial Lecture
21/08/12 Public Protector calls on municipalities to be transparent on RDP houses lists and allocation
15/08/12 Public Protector asked to investigate Thabazimbi Municipality over alleged sale of land to a mine
14/08/12 Public Protector holds a fruitful meeting with Limpopo legislature and executive
14/08/12 Public Protector calls on Limpopo residents to join hands with her office to end maladministration
13/08/12 Public Protector addresses internal audit conference on “Gaining and Maintaining Stakeholder Confidence”
10/08/12 Public Protector’s attendance of the DA Women’s Day event
08/08/12 Public Protector shares Northern Cape communities’ complaints with Provincial Executive
08/08/12 Public Protector calls on people with RDP problems to approach her office
06/08/12 Public Protector to take De Aar grievances to provincial government leaders
03/08/12 Public Protector calls for punishment of incompetent contractors
02/08/12 Public Protector engages with North West communities
01/08/12 Public Protector Adv Thuli Madonsela visit to the Free State
31/07/12 Public Protector meets with Premier Magashule and his executive
30/07/12 Public Protector appeals for merit-based awarding of construction contracts
27/07/12 edia Statement subsequent to a meeting between the Public Protector and the Communications Workers Union (CWU) on 25 July 2012
26/07/12 Public Protector decries “unconstitutional” conduct of state actors
25/07/12 People tell of maladministration and bad governance in RDP housing
24/07/12 Public Protector’s KZN visit met with loads of RDP housing concerns
22/07/12 Public Protector and Eastern Cape Legislature Find Common Ground
19/07/12 Public Protector implores government to be decisive
18/07/12 Public Protector lends distressed Eastern Cape communities an ear
12/07/12 Public Protector National Stakeholder Consultative Dialogue gets off to a good start
11/07/12 Public Protector meets City of Joburg Mayor on billing and redressing service delivery failure in Braamfischerville
10/07/12 Chief Justice and the Public Protector agree on mutual cooperation
10/07/12 Public Protector launches 2012 National Stakeholder Consultative Dialogue
09/07/12 Public Protector’s investigation into the allegations of tender improprieties by the IEC in the procurement of a building
02/07/12 Public Protector’s IEC lease investigation on course
23/06/12 AUC and AOMA adopt Joint Operational Implementation Framework
22/06/12 Public Protector appoint a professional firm to perform internal audit for a period of two years subject to an annual (1 year) extension
21/06/12 Public Protector still to meet CWU on the complaint
19/06/12 Public Protector urges young to be part of the solution to achieve the constitutional promise of a better life
18/06/12 Public Protector and Military Ombud pledge to work together
13/06/12 Public Protector and Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services to explore possibilities of MOU
12/06/12 Public Protector’s message of support for former President Nelson Mandela
08/06/12 Public Protector addresses New York public integrity summit
01/06/12 Public Protector’s report directs the Western Cape Department of the Premier to exclude special advisors from and improve Supply Chain Management
31/05/12 Protector calls on property owners to act against industry bad apples
30/05/12 Public Protector to conduct preliminary investigation on ‘abuse of power’ allegations levelled against Mdluli
18/05/12 Public Protector urges UL graduates to play a part in making South Africa work
17/05/12 Public Protector meets with Premier Zille and complainants
14/05/12 Public Protector lauds appointment of Military Ombud
12/05/12 Public Protector urges society to stop politicising corruption
11/05/12 Public Protector to conduct preliminary investigation on E-toll system complaints
20/04/12 Public Protector urges graduates to get involved in building a better South Africa
20/04/12 Government urged to prioritise human rights spending
18/04/12 Public Protector visits Nala Municipality in the Free State
30/03/12 Public Protector challenges women lawyers to play active role in shaping SA’s future
27/03/12 Public Protector inspects sewerage-flooded Braamfischerville
23/03/12 Public Protector Adv. Madonsela calls for public accountability based on stewardship in the exercise of public power
20/03/12 Public Protector calls on communities to be builders of democracy
20/03/12 Public Protector to conduct preliminary investigation into allegations of soliciting a bribe to obtain government support for a South African company to secure a sanction-busting deal with Iran
19/03/12 Public Protector Human Rights Month Commemoration
15/03/12 Public Protector Adv. Madonsela addresses mismanagement allegations
13/03/12 Public Protector says true leaders are not about titles but sound ethical conduct
09/03/12 Public Protector engage with Swedish Committee on the Constitution
29/02/12 Public Protector releases Dipaleseng, Segabutla reports
28/02/12 Public Protector meets Parliament’s Justice committee
28/02/12 Public Protector’s Pan-African Anti-Corruption Conference call for strengthening of Ombudsman Institutions
28/02/12 Adv. Madonsela presents draft Public Protector Rules to Parliament
25/02/12 Public Protector addresses NADEL annual meeting and conference
20/02/12 Public Protector to release investigation report on Dipaleseng
12/02/12 AOMA postpones General Assembly
10/02/12 Students hold key to the realisation of the African dream
06/02/12 Task team formed to probe challenges delaying implementation of Venda Pension Fund report
02/02/12 Public Protector’s official vehicle involved in an accident
26/01/12 Public Protector supports civil society initiative to fight corruption
24/01/12 Public Protector Investigation on Eastern Cape Superintendent-General Adv Modidima Mannya going ahead
05/01/12 AOMA postpones General Assembly
Date Description
19/12/11 Public Protector reacts to criticism relating to the Protection of State Information Bill
15/12/11 Public Protector and ANC Chief Whip in Parliament find common ground
13/12/11 Public Protector to convey SANEF and civil society concerns regarding information bill to NCOP
02/12/11 Public Protector’s Alternative Dispute Resolution in the matter of 49 Traffic Officers in Gauteng’s Department of Community Safety and Liaison
01/12/11 Invitation to Prospective Investigators to Register on the PPSA External Investigation Panel or Supplier Date Base for Services not Exceeding R500 000.00
01/12/11 Invitation to Prospective Investigators to Register on the PPSA External Investigation Panel or Supplier Date Base for Services not Exceeding R500 000.00
25/11/11 Public Protector and Gender Commission call on the nation to jointly act against women and children abuse
25/11/11 Public Protector and Gender Commission call on the nation to jointly act against women and children abuse
21/11/11 NDPP and Public Protector Meet
21/11/11 SACC pledges its support for Public Protector and other Chapter 9 institutions
18/11/11 Public Protector honours longest serving investigator
16/11/11 Public Protector meets Limpopo Roads and Transport MEC over roads project management service contract investigation
14/11/11 Public Protector and Gauteng Legislature Petition Committee to establish a working relationship
11/11/11 Public Protector urges state legal advisers to be ‘voices of reason’
09/11/11 Public Protector scoops second award in a week
08/11/11 Public Protector releases Midvaal, Venda Pensions Fund reports
28/10/11 Public Protector and South Korean Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission agree to cooperate
25/10/11 Public Protector highlights key achievements
24/10/11 Public Protector Good Governance Week comes to an end
24/10/11 Public Protector warns against turning a blind eye on bad governance
21/10/11 Public Protector to interact with Mpumalanga Villagers
20/10/11 Public Protector Closer to Improving Quality and Speed of Investigations
19/10/11 Public Protector Pays Unannounced Visit to SASSA Service Centre
18/10/11 Charter to entrench good governance developed
17/10/11 Good governance should result in better life for all – Dlamini Zuma
16/10/11 Dlamini Zuma to open Public Protector Good Governance Conference
13/10/11 Public Protector to launch the Good Governance Week
04/10/11 Public Protector's Receives Responses to Provisional Report on Minister Sicelo Shiceka
03/10/11 Public Protector disappointed in Mr Manyi’s statements
29/09/11 AOMA calls on AU to prevent loss of innocent lives in Libya
28/09/11 Public Protector commends Minister’s “exemplary” conduct
22/09/11 Public Protector and Northern Cape Traditional leaders agrees on a MOU of cooperation
22/09/11 Public Protector Releases a Provisional Report on an Investigation into Allegations of Breach of the Executive Code by Minister Sicelo Shiceka
15/09/11 Statement on the Public Protector’s alleged delays in finalising her investigation against Minister Sicelo Shiceka
08/09/11 Public Protector to submit roadshow report to government
06/09/11 Public Protector to give feedback on Pampierstad complaints soon
30/08/11 Public Protector to investigate land claims complaint
29/08/11 Public Protector asks government to act more than talk
26/08/11 Public Protector addresses IMPSA conference
24/08/11 Public Protector gets thumbs up from Canadian counterpart
22/08/11 Public Protector gets help from Ombudsman of Ontario, Canada
18/08/11 Public Protector commemorates Women’s Month
17/08/11 Public Protector unhappy with some state law advisors
16/08/11 Public Protector urged to increase visibility
12/08/11 Public Protector visits failed housing projects
11/08/11 Underfunding hampers Public Protector accessibility
05/08/11 Public Protector urges government to take criticism positively
05/08/11 Public Protector urges the public to provide information on alleged corruption
04/08/11 Public Protector stresses importance of implementing remedial action
02/08/11 Public Protector undertakes to resolve housing problems in Brandfort
01/08/11 Public Protector exhorts organs of state to promote justice and freedom
29/07/11 Public Protector calls for national dialogue on accountability
26/07/11 Public Protector dialogues with Mpumalanga stakeholders
26/07/11 Public Protector addresses Nkomazi communities
21/07/11 Public Protector meets the Democratic Alliance
21/07/11 Public Protector meets with minority parties
20/07/11 Public Protector dialogues with Gauteng stakeholders
18/07/11 Public Protector meets the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP)
17/07/11 Call on media to stop publishing Public Protector’s provisional reports
15/07/11 Against the Rules Too
10/07/11 Public Protector dialogues with the nation
06/07/11 Allegations against the Public Protector baseless
29/06/11 Public Protector confirms receipt of comments on provisional report
28/06/11 Public Protector addresses APRM Monitoring Project report launch
24/06/11 High profile cases a fraction of the Public Protector’s workload
08/06/11 Public Protector addresses Jewish Synagogue
06/06/11 Condolence message regarding the late Mrs Albertina Sisulu
02/06/11 Accountability central to democracy
27/05/11 Public Protector and SACC to sign cooperation MOU
26/05/11 Ignoring Public Protector decisions a recipe for impunity
18/04/11 Media Statement of the Public Protector South Africa on the Retraction by the National Commissioner of the South African Police Service of a Public Statement that Referred to a Murder Suspect, Mr Shrien Dewani, as “A Monkey”
11/04/11 Public Protector to brief Justice and Constitutional Development Portfolio Committee on Public Protector South Africa’s Budget Vote and 2011-2014 Strategic Plan
25/03/11 Deadline for organs of state not extended
24/03/11 Public Protector calls for protection of children’s rights
17/03/11 African Ombudsman and Mediators condemn violence in Libya and Cote d’Ivoire
16/03/11 Chief Justice Ngcobo highlights the importance of the Public Protector (Ombudsman)
15/03/11 President Zuma says the institution of the ombudsman can help resolve conflict in Africa
12/03/11 Public Protector calls on civil society to report government service failure
08/03/11 Parliamentary committee affirms the constitutional status of the Public Protector
24/02/11 Public Protector not to engage publicly with SAPS over report
14/02/11 SAPS report only due next week
08/02/11 Public Protector addresses education conference
07/02/11 Call for the media to stop speculating on the SAPS lease matter
24/01/11 Public Protector receives comments from all parties on the SAPS leases draft report
07/01/11 New Age reporting important but regrettable
05/01/11 The Public Protector extends deadline for comments on draft report on SAPS leases
Date Description
16/12/10 Draft Public Protector Report sent out for verification of facts
10/12/10 Public Protector striving to make fulfilment of human rights a reality
03/12/10 Violent abuse victims urged to report unresponsive state organs
02/12/10 Public Protector Rules published in Government Gazette
12/11/10 Public Protector, Inspector General of Intelligence sign MOU
12/11/10 Public Protector’s Interim Report on Police Leases
08/11/10 Public Protector presents paper at an international conference on integrity
21/10/10 Public Protector to work closely with Engineering Council
15/10/10 Public Protector presents annual report to Parliament, wraps up Good Governance Week
13/10/10 Public Protector to do spot checks at government service points
12/10/10 Public Protector launches Good Governance Week
08/10/10 President Zuma to open the Good Governance Conference
07/10/10 Public Protector kicks-off Good Governance Week
01/10/10 Public Protector opens new office in Mthatha
30/09/10 Public Protector meets with Afriforum Youth, COPE and City Press
29/09/10 Public Protector extends services to Mthatha community
23/09/10 Public Protector and Public Service Commission meet to strengthen relations
14/09/10 Public Protector meets with Minister of Home Affairs
07/09/10 Public Protector welcomes the Portfolio Committee’s support pledge
01/09/10 Public Protector addresses older person’s forum AGM
01/09/10 Public Protector commences public consultations on rules
19/08/10 Public Protector and UK counterpart conclude two-day interaction, sign MOU
16/08/10 Report on an investigation into complaints relating to improper awarding of tenders by municipalities in Limpopo and North West
13/08/10 Public Protector and UK counterpart to hold seminar
05/08/10 Public Protector calls on state to be responsive to the needs of victims of gender based violence
02/08/10 Pubic Protector helps man get his life back
30/07/10 Adv Thuli Madonsela will attend the African Ombudsman and Mediators Association (AOMA)
26/07/10 Getting the facts right
23/07/10 Public Protector brings smiles to faces of sickly children
06/07/10 Public Protector meets with Black Lawyers Association
29/06/10 Ethics and Members’ Interests Committee responds to the Public Protector
28/06/10 Update on the investigation relating to allegations of improper awarding of tenders to SGL Engineering Projects
14/06/10 Statement on news reports following the release of an investigation report relating to the former Gauteng Provincial Police Commissioner
27/05/10 Statement on media reports following SCOPA hearing
07/05/10 Public Protector attends two-week study programme in the UK
01/05/10 Official opening of the Phuthaditjhaba office in pictures
01/05/10 Freedom meaningless if citizen’s rights are disregarded by state – Adv Madonsela
26/04/10 New Public Protector office to open doors to Phuthaditjhaba communities
22/04/10 Public Protector’s Strategic Plan approved by Portfolio Committee
19/04/10 Public Protector elected Executive Secretary of AOMA
07/04/10 Public Protector off to Angola for AOMA meetings
31/03/10 Public Protector concludes stakeholder consultative process in Glenmore, Mpumalanga
25/03/10 Public Protector to launch systemic intervention into issues of pensions of ex employees of former homeland governments
04/03/10 Public Protector to partner with legal professional bodies
22/02/10 Public Protector targets municipalities for systemic interventions
10/02/10 Public Protector reaches out to Free State
10/02/10 Stop violent protests and turn to us instead – Adv Madonsela
20/01/10 Adv Madonsela attends corruption and governance conference in Nigeria