Ramaphosa – “emails”behind Mkhwebane’s report

  Leaked emails from ANC presidential campaign reveal the names of some of his potential donors and undermine the defence that Ramaphosa was kept at arm's length of his funders.    News24 stated they are in possession of several emails from inside the Ramaphosa campaign that have been circulated among his political opponents and by anti-Ramaphosa… Continue reading Ramaphosa – “emails”behind Mkhwebane’s report

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Ramaphosa – Gordhan – Mkhwebane (PP)

  Ramaphosa said remedial action proposed by the public protector that he take disciplinary action against public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan should  happen only after a review application by Gordhan is complete.    The president's counsel, Matthew Chaskalson, was in the Pretoria high court on Tuesday to support a bid by Gordhan to suspend Busisiwe Mkhwebane's… Continue reading Ramaphosa – Gordhan – Mkhwebane (PP)

Public Protector Mkhwebane – Cyril Ramaphosa

  Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane delivered a mortal blow to the reformist President Cyril Ramaphosa on 19 July 2019   The findings against him are the very worst he could have expected. Not only did he "deliberately" mislead Parliament about the paltry R500 000 donation to his campaign by Bosasa's Gavin Watson, but in doing so… Continue reading Public Protector Mkhwebane – Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa and his mission(s)

  "The deadly Public Protector/President dance comes to a close".   This considered, knowledgeable report on the looming showdown between President Cyril Ramaphosa and the office that proved the nemesis of his predecessor, is essential reading. That’s if you want to understand how badly an unfavourable finding by the controversial Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, might affect the nation’s… Continue reading Ramaphosa and his mission(s)

Committees – SA Parliament 2019

  For certain Zuma - Gupta -  people nominated.  The question is how the ANC agreed to the nominations of these controversial elements, knowing they are implicated in wrongdoing, an analyst said.   The ANC’s fielding of dubious figures to head crucial oversight committees will be understood as talking right and acting wrong, with analysts and… Continue reading Committees – SA Parliament 2019

Ramaphosa – public protector office

The leader of the DA,  Mmusi Maimane has released a statement calling the headline of a report in Business Day – “DA denies raising laundering issue” – “misleading” and adding that he believes it sought to “distort the truth”.   “At no stage has the DA distanced itself from this investigation or the contents thereof,” the statement says. … Continue reading Ramaphosa – public protector office