WATCH: MPs decide on final Public Protector candidate

24 August 2016 - Parliament’s ad hoc committee on the Public Protector meets on Wednesday to choose its preferred candidate for the public protector position, before submitting its recommendation to the National Assembly. Video: eNCA
  • Editor's note: This live stream event has now ended. You may watch a recording of proceedings in teh gallery above, or read further here.

CAPE TOWN - A final candidate to succeed Thuli Madonsela as Public Protector will be decided on Wednesday.

Parliament's ad hoc committee narrowed the list of candidates down to just five last week.

It will decide on the final nominee to the National Assembly.

READ: Top 5 Public Protector nominees released

In line for the job are Judges Sharise Weiner and Siraj Desai, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, Pension Fund Adjudicator Muvhango Lukhaimane and Professor Bongani Majola.

Madonsela is to retire in October when her seven-year term comes to an end.

*Listen to the tongue-in-cheek Puppet vs Public Protector podcasts below, where Chester Missing interrogates the candidates.


* Lester Kiewit is tweeting live from Parliament - follow his updates below:


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