Tag Archives: Public Protector

Reflections on SA’s Constitutional Democracy

  This keynote address, “Reflections on South African Constitutional Democracy – Transition and Transformation” was given by Deputy Chief Justice  Dikgang Moseneke at the Mistra-Tmali-Unisa conference, 20 Years of Democracy: So Where To Now? on November 12, 2014.   Introduction and salutations I salute you all distinguished people of our great country. I am grateful to […]

JZ’s Cabinet Rule of Thumb

  President Jacob Zuma’s finest agricultural quality appears to be the cultivation of the semiliterate goatherd-cum-good image – all the way to a second term in the Union Buildings. It is a construct that is as appealing to the rural marginalised as it is open to the ridicule of the chattering classes and mainstream media […]

Nkandla & Numsa’s ‘Golden Toilet Moment’

Niren Tolsi & Lloyd Gedye   On March 19, the final gossamer shreds left covering South African President Jacob Zuma’s ethical nudity were exposed as thin air by the country’s Public Protector, Advocate Thuli  Madonsela. She released ‘Secure in Comfort’, the report of her findings from the investigation into upgrades of more than R240 million […]