Parliament - Parliament will start the process of appointing a person to replace deputy Public Protector Kevin Malunga when his term ends in December.
This was revealed by National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise in a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa notifying him of the expiry of Malunga's term.
Malunga started his seven-year tenure as a deputy to former public protector Thuli Madonsela in December 2012.
His pending departure comes as no surprise as Malunga recently hinted on social media that he would soon be leaving the Office of the Public Protector after came under came under fire on Twitter.
In her letter to Ramaphosa, Modise said the National Assembly should recommend to the president for the appointment of a deputy public protector a person nominated by a committee and approved the recommendation with a majority vote of parliamentarians.