Editorial

Busisiwe Mkhwebane is fast becoming a serious danger to our democracy

14 July 2019 - 00:00 By SUNDAY TIMES

The office of the public protector can be a huge threat to our democracy if it is in the wrong hands. This office has a simple yet important mandate. It was set up to strengthen our constitutional democracy by investigating improper conduct, maladministration and abuse of power in state affairs.

Since its establishment we have repeatedly been warned against attacking it and about the dire consequences any continued onslaught on this institution could have for a young democracy such as ours...

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