The spy cables reveal little about the President. There are justified fears that they will be used to drive through the "secrecy" Bill.
While some such as the RAF and Tisa have welcomed Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's new budget plans, others are not so happy.
President Jacob Zuma told SABC news that he has heard "sloganeering" that suggests he is avoiding Parliament, which is false and misleads the country.
The ruling, which found that the DA was within its rights to say Zuma had stolen taxpayer money, was one that would "liberate fair comment".
Mmusi Maimane says Zuma's declaration on national television that the Nkandla upgrades are no fault of his, is a neglect of his duties to the country.
President Jacob Zuma says none of the Nkandla reports, including the public protector's, found him at fault for upgrades at the compound.
Public protector Thuli Madonsela, who takes a no-nonsense approach to corruption in SA, is recognised as one of the world's most influential people.
Trevor Manuel says citizens must hold parliamentary and provincial members accountable for the R800m spent on them to represent their constituencies.
The committee, which is made up of ANC members only, is expected to table its report on President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla upgrades on Friday.
State bodies cannot reject recommendations by the public protector on "irrational" grounds, writes Judith February.
CCMA and Competition Commission decisions are binding, so organs of state must have cogent reasons for rejecting Thuli Madonsela's recommendations.
The ruling demanding Hlaudi Motsoeneng's suspension will be appealed, and if needs be, appealed again until it reaches the Constitutional Court.
The office of the public protector said it will review the court's judgment that decisions taken by her office are not binding.
Judge Ashton Schippers said the SABC chairperson would be called to explain if no hearing is instituted against Hlaudi Motsoeneng.
The public protector won the Transparency International Integrity award for 2014 and Madonsela thanked her team for their efforts against corruption.
The public protector's office says the action of a group of lawyers calling for her removal "amounts to interference with her independence".
The Public Members Unit Team has offered to pay back money that was unduly spent from the state’s coffers in upgrading President Zuma’s Nkandla home.