The Constitutional Court has delivered a scathing judgment in the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s bid to avoid paying a punishing cost order from the High Court.
In setting aside her report into the Reserve Bank and Absa Bankorp, the High Court in Pretoria held Mkhwebane personally liable for the costs.
This could see her forking out about 900-thousand-rand from her own pocket.
To look at this further we are joined in our Johannesburg studio by Justin Ramages, an attorney at TGR Attorneys, and Lawson Naidoo from the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution, CASAC, who joins us from our Cape Town studio. .
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