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It is sobering to think that the "nine wasted Zuma years" (and an estimated $50bn lost to corruption) might have been avoided had he faced charges related to the arms deal earlier, writes Helen Zille.
IPID investigator Innocent Khuba allegedly learned through former Hawks boss General Berning Ntlemeza that General Anwa Dramat - the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigating head at the time - would be suspended from his post weeks before it was splashed all over the media, the commission of inquiry into state capture has heard.
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has announced the establishment of the party's new Western Cape interim provincial committee - and some interesting names have made the list.
Suspended deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba says she is "extremely displeased" because former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi will no longer testify at the Mokgoro inquiry.
Ipid head Robert McBride and two colleagues will appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on charges of fraud and defeating the ends of justice.
Suspended IPID director of investigations Matthews Sesoko has asked the Labour Court to halt disciplinary proceedings against him.
Suspended Ipid head Robert McBride has questioned the evidence used to suspend former Hawks boss Anwa Dramat and has claimed that one of the people who made a statement was not even at the scene.
The NPA has formally charged former Hawks boss Anwa Dramat, former Gauteng head Shadrack Sibiya and Lesley Maluleke with the alleged illegal deportation of five Zimbabweans.
New Hawks boss Mthandazo Berning Ntlemeza pipped four other candidates to the post and there were no political considerations in terms of his appointment, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says.
Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride could be back in his office "tomorrow", without ever answering to the grave charges of misconduct against him, counsel for the police minister has argued in the High Court in Pretoria.
IPID investigator Innocent Khuba was informed that he would be dismissed if he continued to participate with the disciplinary process over the infamous Zimbabwe rendition saga, the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has heard.
National head of investigation in the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) Matthews Sesoko and Limpopo provincial head of IPID Innocent Khuba are expected to testify at the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture.
Former police minister Nathi Nhleko allegedly acted on an incorrect report when suspending former Hawks head Anwa Dramat, the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has heard.
Sibiya, who indicated that he was hoping for a permanent stay of prosecution, says he lost his job as Gauteng Hawks head as a result of the case.
Former Hawks head Anwa Dramat and his co-accused are expected back in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court.
Former Hawks boss, Anwa Dramat, and his co accused have been granted R5 000 bail in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court and will appear again in May.
Suspended IPID head Robert McBride claims he is being criminally charged for his work on the report into the illegal rendition of five Zimbabweans that former Hawks head Anwa Dramat and other officials were allegedly involved in.
The NPA has reinstated charges against former Hawks boss Anwa Dramat and two other top cops, according to reports.
Major General Nhlamvu Elias Dlamini remains the acting head of the Hawks in Gauteng, despite Major General Shadrack Sibiya being officially sacked.
Robert McBride is expected to start his constitutional challenge regarding Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's powers to suspend him in a case starting at the High Court in Pretoria.
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