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Well, at least Mkhwebane has got a silver lining from the ...


Well, at least Mkhwebane has got a silver lining from the pandemic

Her lawyers have asked for a postponement of her impeachment hearing until the state shutdown is over


Beleaguered public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been given a reprieve in her ongoing battle against possible impeachment – because of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Mkhwebane’s lawyers are seeking an urgent interdict to block national assembly speaker Thandi Modise from proceeding with an inquiry into the public protector’s fitness to hold office, pending her challenge to that inquiry process. 

The application, which is being opposed by Modise and the Democratic Alliance, was due to be argued on March 26-27. ..

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