Corruption Watch to launch public awareness campaign on new Public Protector

Corruption Watch will launch a nationwide public awareness campaign highlighting the upcoming apppointment of a new public protector.

Madonsela's term comes to a end in 19 October this year and can only serve a seven-year non-renewal term.

702's Azania Mosaka spoke to David Lewis from Corruption Watch on their campaign.

Listen to the interview below:

It's an acknowledgement of the importance of the position which I'm sure there's very few South Africans that they don't appreciate by this stage.

David Lewis, Corruption Watch

Thuli Madonsela's terms ends in the middle of October, and what has to happen between that over the weeks is that Parliament sets up a committee that will oversee this process.

David Lewis, Corruption Watch

This position does require a legal qualification and experience in the legal field, in public service and administration and in Parliament.

David Lewis, Corruption Watch

Madonsela's term ends after a damning Constitutional Court ruling that affirmed that her recommendations are legally binding.

We're going to take roadshows in some of the outlying provinces and we're going to make a lot of noise about this.

David Lewis, Corruption Watch

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