Professor Thuli Madonsela has received yet another prestigious award – the German Great Order of Merit.

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier bestowed the honour on the former Public Protector for her contribution to South Africa’s democracy.

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier bestowed the honour on the former Public Protector for her contribution to South Africa’s democracy.

The ceremony took place during a reception at the German ambassador to South Africa’s residence in Cape Town on Tuesday, Citizen.co.za reports.

Prof Madonsela earlier shared a selfie on Twitter while on the way to receive the award. She captioned it, “On the way to receiving another unexpected award. #Gratitude.”