Records show how the National Prosecuting Authority had felt Riah Phiyega "did not keep the confidentiality that was so obviously required of her".
Mike Hellens has asked Menzi Simelane if he was trying to "duck the obligation" to hand over a letter after lawyers requested all correspondence.
This was the week of hell no's, with the new NPA boss saying he won't use his new position to protect the president and taxis protesting over Uber.
The new head of the NPA, Shaun Abrahams, will have to prove that he is his 'own man' and not to be messed with.
Abrahams should take advantage of Zuma's vulnerability as the president's grip on power and influence through patronage will wane along with his term.
President Jacob Zuma has appointed a new NPA head, Shaun Abrahams, who says under his watch the NPA will be guided by the Constitution.
Two news stories highlight ongoing political meddling that subverts the rule of law.
It is vitally important to liberate the prosecuting authority from any form of political interference.
Given the faction-ridden nature of South African politics and the deep divisions in the ANC, a further turn of the wheel is quite conceivable.
The real prospect of failing to force Nxasana out led to the president’s unedifying backdown
The inquiry into the NPA boss has been cancelled by the president, who says he is currently "engaging with Nxasana".
The inquiry into whether the prosecutions boss is fit for the job has been terminated just as it was due to begin, on the orders of the president.
The NPA and other state institutions are working together to speed up the prosecution of perpetrators who commit xenophobic attacks.
Willie Hofmeyr's stated motive to defend the NPA has failed, as political meddling has only become worse after Mbeki.
Winter is coming and the House of Eskom struggles to ward off the darkness.
The contractor at the centre of R60m fraud claims has been suspended from his plum government job
The National Prosecuting Authority is going ahead with its review of Oscar Pistorius's conviction after the state called for a harsher sentence.
The dropping of corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma will be back on the courts roll as the NPA opposes the DA's call to review the case.