In her seven years in office‚ Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has published numerous reports which have resulted in wholesale changes to how public officials should behave with public money.Some of these reports resulted in officials being removed from their positions and penalties being ordered. One report went to the country’s highest court‚ which affirmed the reach of the public protector’s remedial powers.Although Madonsela said her office appreciated solving everyday cases - which she called the “Gogo Dlamini cases” - the most important cases of her tenure were those which dealt with cases of corruption at the top tier of governmentAs her term of office Below we take a look at some of her groundbreaking reports…NKANDLABy far the most significant report during the public protector’s term‚ it went on to define the weight that should be given to the remedial action the office orders.The public protector was asked to investigate allegations of impropriety and unethical conduct re...

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