Thuli Madonsela

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Thulisile Nomkhosi "Thuli" Madonsela (born 28 September 1962) is a South African advocate and professor of law, holding a chair in social justice at Stellenbosch University since January 2018. She served as the Public Protector of South Africa from 19 October 2009 to 14 October 2016. In 1996, she helped draft the final constitution of South Africa promulgated by then-President Nelson Mandela.


"Former Public Protector: Advocate Thuli Madonsela" (July 2018)[edit]

Former Public Protector: Advocate Thuli Madonsela (July, 2018) by Discovery Investments retrieved 18 July 2022

  • If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
  • I believe that whatever I do has to resonate with what I believe is my purpose in life.
  • We make democracy work for all.
  • Inequality is a double-edged sword.
  • Integrity is the hidden dimension to ethics.
  • Just do the right thing because it is the right thing to do.

Thuli Madonsela: Sa’s Iron Lady", Corruption Watch Interview.

  • "I need to listen well so that I hear what is not said."
  • "We didn't know if ordinary lunatics or just unstable people on the ground could feel incited to harm me."
  • "Follow your heart, whatever you do. You are placing your fate and our fate in the hands of men and women who are going to govern at national and provincial level."
  • “Through life I have learned that the most important critic whose judgement of my actions matters is my conscience." [1]

Thank You Thuli – You Gave Us Hope and Courage. [2]

  • “Hope is that little spark that gives you faith in the possibility of a future that seems unattainable.”
  • “This morning I’m reminded that it’s Grace that took me to every place I’ve been, led me through challenges and Grace that’s brought me here.”[1]
  • “One of the greatest gifts you can give to a person in need of hope is a smile.”[2]

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