Mkhwebane asks parliament to explain “what precedent” is being set by calling Madonsela to give evidence PUBLIC Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has clashed with MPs by suggesting that her predecessor, Thuli Madonsela, be dropped as a witness in parliament‘s inquiry into the fitness of the SABC board.Mkhwebane also provoked the wrath of MPs from across the political spectrum by saying that members of her staff could appear before the SABC inquiry committee only behind closed doors.In a letter to Lechesa Tsenoli, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Mkhwebane asks parliament to explain “what precedent” is being set by calling Madonsela to give evidence before the committee when she is no longer the public protector.Mkhwebane‘s spat that MPs comes amid growing suggestions that she is proving to be pliable and biased in favour of the government. The Sunday Times reported at the weekend that she had asked the police to investigate Madonsela for making public audio recordings of her int...

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