At the Diakonia Council of Churches Annual Lecture and Awards Ceremony held on 8th September the outgoing Public Protector Thulisile ‘Thuli’ Madonsela was the keynote speaker. She said there were no grey areas when it came to the ethics that should be practised by public officials. “Ethical conduct is about doing the right things the […]

A Decaying Public Service

Response September 19th, 2016 Last Thursday was a bad day for South Africa’s public sector. First, two of the country’s most senior legal officials were struck off the roll of advocates, the High Court having found them unfit for office. Then, a very senior revenue official was suspended, after various unexplained payments, running into more […]