Madonsela dmitted that she could have handled the matter better.
The former public protector was the Amazonian guard of the public rand, which she watched over with excellence and an unparalleled zeal.
The public protector insists she has no issues with her predecessor.
Thuli Madonsela: Staff Who Worked On The State Capture Report Are Being Targeted By Busisiwe Mkhwebane
A string of staff have left the public protector's office, while moves seem to be afoot around the high profile state capture report they worked on.
Will She, Won't She? Will The Public Protector Oppose Zuma's Attempt To Overturn The State Of Capture Report?
Weekend papers continue the speculation over the state capture report, and the public spat between the current and former public protectors keeps going.
Madonsela has said previously that money was illegally deducted from her pension since leaving office last year.
Madonsela Has Had It With 'False News', And Says Her Relations With Mkhwebane Is Really Less Than Great
"I’ve maintained silence because I believe that’s the proper thing to do but it’s not true that I still have to pay the money for the car."
She's been in office for 100 days, and it ain't looking good.
Mbeki was frustrated when Madonsela came to him with "preconceived ideas", he told the Mail & Guardian.
Yes, the issue of apartheid reparations is real, but this may explain why Absa doesn't in fact need to pay back the money.
"The report was written and never published, that is the issue."
Thuli Madonsela explains how the Absa investigation was started, and what she found while she was public protector.
"Whose proxy is Nkosazana [Dlamini-Zuma]?"
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The first-time admissions by apartheid-era Reserve Bank governor Dr Chris Stals are "extraordinary".
Madonsela insists the matter cannot be laid to rest just because she left the office of public protector.
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She apparently cited security concerns, in the latest in a series of concerning decisions.
Bow down to the royals.
We're confused too.
"How can an advocate lie like this?"