Former Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Now that the Public Protector has been impeached, what benefits – if any – does she lose? Muhammad Hussain investigates.
Former Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane fought tooth and nail to exonerate herself from the charges of “incompetence” and “misconduct” that led to her removal from office. The advocate now has to save face – whatever can be saved from a nation’s legislature declaring, by a vote of 79.5%, that you are bad at your job.
But does that mean she is not entitled to the gratuity that seems to be in the region of R10 million; a gratuity that was given to the three other Public Protectors before her without much question when they finished their terms?
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