South Africa could benefit from having a dedicated institution to oversee whistleblower protection.
South Africa has seen a fair number of whistleblowers raising the alarm on irregularities and corruption – the most recent was murdered.
Exactly when the ANC’s reign will end rides on what the party does or does not do between now and its elective conference in 2022.
South Africa’s local governments lack a clear separation of legislative and executive powers.
Far from the limelight, South Africa’s public protector has been instrumental in assisting individuals who grapple with unfair treatment from government departments and other public institutions.