The dignity of the commission has been held up by Zondo's personal approach to the process. Even the most reluctant witness could not gather the rudeness to withdraw, writes Ralph Mathekga.
Nothing will move Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to comment on who funded her 2017 run at the ANC presidency, her representative has said.
The actors enabling Jacob Zuma and the Guptas to have their way are desperate to divert attention away from their own sins to whatever mud they can throw at Cyril Ramaphosa, writes Adriaan Basson.
Following a Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruling which found that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and her office should pay for legal costs in the Estina dairy farm project, her office has taken to Twitter to defend itself.
The Public Protector claims to be aware of the value of the law. She has frequently claimed to be fulfilling her constitutional duty of investigating corruption "without fear or favour". Her track record in the courts suggests something else.
The evidence relied on by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane in her investigation of President Cyril Ramaphosa will remain sealed.
The crowdfunding campaign to raise money for Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's legal costs has gained momentum, surpassing the R100 000 mark.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's legal team has filed a record of the evidence she relied on in her report on President Cyril Rampahosa's campaign for the ANC presidency and a R500 000 campaign donation from Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson.
The DA has called on Parliament to expedite removal proceedings against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after her remedial actions against President Cyril Ramaphosa were set aside, pending a judicial review of her report.
President Cyril Ramaphosa's rise to high office was paved on a "clean campaign", the Presidency says, noting that the leaking of confidential banking information of funders is a breach of privacy.
The papers submitted by the President's lawyers suggest that some of the bank statements may have been obtained unlawfully.
The Black Lawyers Association is of the view that comments by the courts with regards to Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane do not justify a finding of incompetence, misconduct or incapacity.
The DA's outgoing federal executive chairperson James Selfe says the party has been warned that it cannot just rely on adverse court findings against embattled Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to have her booted out of office.
Inept, negligent and contemptuous of taxpayers. The credibility and reputation of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane was on Thurday dealt another blow when the Gauteng High Court made a personal costs order against her – the second in as many weeks. A parliamentary inquiry cannot be far off.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has failed the people of South Africa in the manner in which she dealt with the investigation of the Estina dairy farm project, the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled.
Concerned South Africans' Hangwi Maumela is organising a march to Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's office and plans to camp there until she resigns.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's office has confirmed that the bank statements she had relied on in her report on President Cyril Ramaphosa's campaign for the ANC presidency and a R500 000 campaign donation from Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson were obtained from the Financial Intelligence Centre.
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has come out in support of President Cyril Ramaphosa following a high-profile Public Protector ruling against him regarding his 2017 ANC campaign financing.
The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria is expected to hear an application by President Cyril Ramaphosa for an urgent interim interdict on Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's Bosasa report.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has raised questions about where Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane received some of the bank statements contained in her Bosasa report.
The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled that the president has complied with the remedial action of the public protector's report in the matter of Ivan Pillay's pension pay out.
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