24 August 2016 - Parliaments ad hoc committee on the Public Protector meet on Wednesday to choose its preferred candidate for the public protector position, before submitting its recommendation to the National Assembly.
- Editor&39;s note: This live stream event has now ended. You may watch a recording of proceedings in teh gallery above, or read further here.
Parliament&39;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.
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: