Sunday, 21 July 2019 10:52

The Public Protector has found that President Cyril Ramaphosa has deliberately misled Parliament when He answered a parliamentary question about a payment received by the CR17 campaign from the African Global Operations,formerly known as Bosasa however presidency has since issued a statement that the President is still considering his options and finds it "unfortunate"that the Public Protector appeared to have not given "due consideration"to his answers to the preliminary findings made against him.

According to Sunday Times,the Public Protector is facing a challenge against her office and has written a letter to National Speaker Thandi Modise to say she will meet her in court if parliament tries to remove her. She has also has accused the speaker of violating the constitution for acceding to a DA sponsored proposal that parliament resume a process to probe her fitness to hold office.

On Monday,the constitutional court will also rule on the application by the Public Protector that she should not be held personally liable for costs related to the High Court finding that set aside her report into the SA Reserve Bank and ABSA in the so called Bankorp lifeboat matter, the judgement could have significant consequences for her,already she has two major reports overturned.

Other critics have also accused Busisiwe Mkhwebane, who served in the state security agency during the tenure of former President Jacob Zuma, of playing politics and siding with the president's opponents in a power struggle in the ruling party.