The Office of the Public Protector, which has recorded clean audits for the past two financial years, needs R76 million to carry out its important mandate.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has ended her participation in the race to become the next Chief Justice of South Africa to focus on serving the public.
Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane withdrew her name from the nomination list for the next Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court on Wednesday.
The office of the Public Protector denies to publishing the damning report on the African National Congress in the Eastern Cape in time of election campaigning.
The public protector has ordered the Hawks to investigate reports that Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane had received R450k meant for a memorial service.
The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application to have her report into Pravin Gordhan's conduct deemed valid.