What lies behind the decision to criminally charge South Africa's finance minister?
The pursual of South Africa's finance minister by the country's elite police unit could have dire consequences for the economy. Yet President Jacob Zuma appears not to care.
A row between South Africa's finance minister and the country's Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations has prompted academics to pen an open letter asking President Jacob Zuma to intervene.
A senior public official has berated South Africans for rallying behind Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, calling the action unhelpful. The crisp question is: unhelpful to whom?