Thuli Madonsela

All eyes on SA's public protector selection

Thuli Madonsela made her mark on the South Africa's political landscape after she said Zuma should pay back some of the money used in upgrades at his Nkandla home. Photo©Stuart Graham/AP/SIPASouth Africa will this week begin a process of replacing outgoing public watchdog, Thuli Madonsela, whose term is coming to end and this has generated public interest, as she famously took on President Jacob Zuma accusing him of benefitting unduly from taxpayers' money.

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South Africa parliament vets public protector nominees

SA's outgoing public prosecutor, Thuli Madonsela. Photo©Stuart Graham/AP/SIPAA South African parliamentary committee has whittled down the number of candidates to replace the country's popular public protector Thuli Madonsela to 14 from a staggering 62 aspirants.

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South Africa begins search for new public protector

Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, addresses journalists in Johannesburg, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Photo©Stuart Graham/AP/SIPASouth African civil society groups have submitted a list of candidates for the post of public protector to replace Thuli Madonsela who will step down in October.

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South Africa: Tough search for public prosecutor, Thuli Madonsela's successor begins

Thuli Madonsela. Photo/AP/SIPALove or hate her, South Africa's corruption watchdog, Thuli Madonsela has made her mark on the country's politics.

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South Africa MPs vote on Zuma impeachment

South Africans have become wary of their parliament's role in holding the executive account after a stinging ruling by the Constitutional Court last week.

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South Africa: Ruling party's women's wing backs Zuma

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma. Photo©ReutersUnder fire South African President Jacob Zuma has received strong backing from the ruling African National Congress (ANC) women's league amid calls for him to step down.

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South Africa: Public Prosecutor happy over Zuma's Nkandla homestead upgrade ruling

A damning report by the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in August 2014 found that Zuma and his family unduly benefitted from the R246 million ($15 million) upgrades to his homestead. Photo©ReutersSouth African President Jacob Zuma was on Tuesday made to make some concessions that a parliamentary and government report on upgrades to his private home were not legally binding and he should have abided by recommendations of the Public Prosecutor.

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South Africa's parliament sets spotlight on corrupt state-owned entreprises

Photo©ReutersSouth Africa's state owned enterprises – SOEs – have made headlines in the past few months, as they have been accused of corruption and maladministration in the issuance of contracts worth millions of rand.

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South Africa: Thuli Madonsela Fights back on Nkandla

Zuma's homestead, Nkandla. Photo©ReutersAfter weeks of public attacks from ANC politicians, South Africa's Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela has broken her silence, saying she is disappointed and surprised that Parliament refused to ask her to explain or consult her on the report on President Jacob Zuma's private homestead, Nkandla.

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Zuma's private homestead, Nkandla: The controversy continues

Photo©ReutersSix years after it was constructed at a cost of millions of rand to the taxpayers, President Jacob Zuma's private homestead Nkandla in Kwazulu-Natal continues to raise the ire of opposition political parties with more damning evidence emerging showing that the president personally gave instructions for some of the upgrades in 2009.

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Fighting Crime with SA's Thuli Madonsela and Zambia's Mutembo Nchito

Image©All Rights ReservedTwo anti-corruption crusaders have battles ahead in 2013.

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South African Public Protector under fire for attending DA meeting

Thuli Madonsela has been at the forefront of the fight against graft and corruption in South AfricaSouth Africa's anti-corruption tsar has come under fire from the South African Communist Party (SACP) and the ruling ANC for attending a Women's Day event organised by the opposition, Democratic Alliance (DA).

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