Controversy shrouds the appointment of the Hawks head in Durban, who got the job despite a pending criminal case for allegedly losing his firearm.
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.
The NPA's Nomgcobo Jiba insists her decisions have never been influenced by political or police pressures.
Nowhere is the contempt of institutions more visible and more damaging than in President Zuma's attitude towards the National Prosecuting Authority.
Not everyone just punches a shark in the face and survives … will our police commissioner get one up on the NPA shark?
The new head of the NPA, Shaun Abrahams, will have to prove that he is his 'own man' and not to be messed with.
Will deputy NDPP Nomgcobo Jiba and specialised commercial crimes unit head Lawrence Mrwebi survive the exit of prosecutions boss Mxolisi Nxasana.
Mxolisi Nxasana’s lawyer offers no real answers as to why the former NPA head resigned, just that an agreement was reached with the president.
Two news stories highlight ongoing political meddling that subverts the rule of law.
The president is playing a high-stakes game as politics continues to plague the prosecutions body.
Prosecutions director Jiba apparently uses a 'go-to guy' to handle tricky political situations.
It is vitally important to liberate the prosecuting authority from any form of political interference.
The illusive spy tapes. Music to the NPA’s ears… or not.
The real prospect of failing to force Nxasana out led to the president’s unedifying backdown
The president claims in court papers that his predecessor offered him R20m to go quietly.
An advocates body wants the courts to disbar the prosecutions deputy over the Mdluli ‘cover-up’.