Two court cases have deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba with her back against the wall.
The integrity of two appointments, to the Hawks and the prosecuting authority, is questionable.
Decisions by 'no one's man' reveal his vision of an independent national prosecutions authority.
Shaun Abrahams's flirtation with "information peddlers" and his intervention in the prosecution of Nomgcobo Jiba have raised concerns.
There are two ways of ending a war: by making peace or by annihilating the opposition. Zuma's new choice appears to have chosen the latter.
Shaun Abrahams has the title of NPA director, but his controversial deputy has the power after he brazenly ignored the serious challenges against her.
The NPA's Nomgcobo Jiba insists her decisions have never been influenced by political or police pressures.
Shaun Abrahams has reshuffled the NPA leadership - while the Bar Council says Jiba could still be barred despite charges against her being dropped.
The NPA has said it is withdrawing the charges of fraud and perjury against Nomgcobo Jiba relating to the prosecution of KZN Hawks head Johan Booysen.
The DA said it would ask Parliament to haul new NPA boss Shaun Abrahams before it if he drops charges against his deputy, Nomgcobo Jiba.
The president is playing a high-stakes game as politics continues to plague the prosecutions body.
The real prospect of failing to force Nxasana out led to the president’s unedifying backdown
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.
An advocates body wants the courts to disbar the prosecutions deputy over the Mdluli ‘cover-up’.
The SA Police Service says it has never questioned the validity of a summons delivered against deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba.
Prosecutors and police are at loggerheads over who authorised a summons for Nxasana's deputy.
Winter is coming and the House of Eskom struggles to ward off the darkness.
Riah Phiyega has denied that a summons has been issued for deputy director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba, but the NPA insists otherwise.