An effective, accountable National Prosecutions Authority needs at least two things: structural independence and competent personnel with expertise and integrity.
A suit of highly paid professional services seem to have failed investors in the unfolding Steinhoff corporate scandal.
As South Africa marks Media Freedom Day, it's clear that its battle isn't over. Attacks on journalists continue --through physical intimidation and there's also the threat of new laws.
The Gupta email leaks have exposed the involvement of some big private corporations. in the unfolding corruption scandal thus challenging the private sector to do some introspection.
When given leaked information journalists should check the information, consider alternative explanations, consider the political context and allow the people implicated a proper chance to respond.