Streaming issues? Report here
capetalk-classicspng
CapeTalk Classics with Sara-Jayne King
10:00 - 14:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: CapeTalk Classics
See full line-up
CapeTalk Classics with Sara-Jayne King
10:00 - 14:00
Home
arrow_forward
Politics

PP names and shames organisations that ignored her remedial action

28 February 2019 4:38 PM
Tags:
Presidency
Police Ministry
Finance ministry
Department of Defense
Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane
Busisiwe Mkhwebane says the defiance has reached unacceptable levels in more than 50 cases.

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has named and shamed state organs who have ignored her remedial action.

Her office says the defiance has reached unacceptable levels in more than 50 cases.

Eyewitness News reporter Bonga Dlulane says some of these institutions include the Department of Defence as well as a number of provincial and local governments.

The finance ministry which has decided that they want to take some of her remedial action on review.

Bonga Dlulane, Reporter - EWN

There is also the Department of Police, Mr Bheki Cele, in a case where the public protector says that whistle-blowers were not given sufficient support so now they are living on the run.

Bonga Dlulane, Reporter - EWN

She also mentioned the Department of Defense and the Office of the President, saying she has written to him saying your ministers are failing but there is still no action.

Bonga Dlulane, Reporter - EWN

Mkhwebane hopes that the public and parliament will take up this baton with her as she cannot afford to take these matters to court.

She says her hands are tied, she does not want to take every single one of these people who do not adhere to her findings, to court.

Bonga Dlulane, Reporter - EWN

She made an interesting choice that she has to pick and choose cases. At the moment she is caught between a rock and a hard place because she still has to appeal to parliament to give her more money.

Bonga Dlulane, Reporter - EWN

Click on the link below to hear the full report...


This article first appeared on 702 : PP names and shames organisations that ignored her remedial action


28 February 2019 4:38 PM
Tags:
Presidency
Police Ministry
Finance ministry
Department of Defense
Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane

More from Politics

Condolences pour in for deputy minerals minister Bavelile Hlongwa

14 September 2019 9:34 AM

The Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources died in a car crash on Friday. The details surrounding the crash remain unclear.

Read More arrow_forward

Teacher gives girl pupils a lesson on basic car maintenance

13 September 2019 6:08 PM

A Facebook post has put the Wykeham Collegiate private school for girls in Pietermaritzburg in the limelight.

Read More arrow_forward

[LISTEN] I intend to go back to work, my name must be cleared - Peter Moyo

13 September 2019 5:30 PM

The fired Old Mutual CEO has responded to board chair Trevor Manuel's claims made in a media briefing on Friday.

Read More arrow_forward

Gauteng residents asked to be mindful of depleting dam levels

13 September 2019 4:24 PM

Residents have been urged to adapt accordingly as the Integrated Vaal River System is also negatively impacted by the decline.

Read More arrow_forward

Nelson Chamisa calls on Zimbabweans to forgive Mugabe

13 September 2019 4:07 PM

The MDC president says this is not the time to score 'cheap' political points and that due regard must be given to the statesmen.

Read More arrow_forward

'A day like today indicates how fractured we are as a country' #SandtonShutdown

13 September 2019 1:38 PM

JSE CEO Nicky Newton-King received a memorandum from demonstrators on Friday and says women's demands will not fall on deaf ears.

Read More arrow_forward

'Queer bodies are falling through the cracks in this conversation'

13 September 2019 12:15 PM

Activist Nolwazi Tusini gives her critique of the #SandtonShutdown and the conversation around gender-based violence.

Read More arrow_forward

SA justice system was not weakened by chance, it was systematic - Cele

13 September 2019 9:10 AM

Police Minister says the country needs to move away form moral degeneration and put families first.

Read More arrow_forward

Fact-checking Robert Mugabe's legacy

13 September 2019 8:36 AM

ZimFacts head Cris Chinaka weighs in on the impact of the former Zimbabwean president on the country and its people.

Read More arrow_forward

City of Joburg to extend pointsmen contract for another month

12 September 2019 7:03 PM

MMC Michael Sun says the municipality has to comply with the rules and regulations when giving private operators such a tender.

Read More arrow_forward