Busisiwe Mkhwebane , Biography
Busisiwe Mkhwebane is currently South Africa’s prosecutor and an advocate who is well-known for her role in the public sector.
She has definitely rubbed shoulders with the law and important people in society as a result of her career.
She took over from Thuli Madonsela four years ago but has failed to live up to her predecessor’s high standards.
Date of Birth
2nd date of February 1970.
Busisiwe Mkhwebane holds B. Proc and LLB degrees from the University of Limpopo.
She holds a Diploma in Corporate Law as well as a Higher Diploma in Tax Law, both from the University of Johannesburg.
She started working full-time as Public Prosecutor from December 1994 to 1996.
She moved from Mkobolo Magistrates court to Kwa Mhlanga Magistrates Court working as Public Prosecutor.
She then moved to the Department of Justice; Head office, in 1996 to work as Legal Administration Officer within International Relations division.
Her area of responsibility was extradition law and mutual legal assistance. She was also trained in Siracusa, Italy on Extradition Law.
She also participated in various human rights law projects and was part of the team that drafted South Africa’s Country Report on Human and People’s Rights which was deposited to the African Union and was further a member of the Coordinating Committee that drafted the National Action Plan on Human Rights, which was deposited to the United Nations High Commissioner on 10 December 1998.