Why should Mthethwa and Phiyega really go?

Last night I was shocked by calls by Douglas Gibson that Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa and Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega should be relived off their duties and responsibilities by President Jacob Zuma. This is very unlikely for a number of reasons. Of course I am not referring to legal issues that would make this unlikely, if any at all. Continue reading

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Why Groenewald now has the best laugh on Mbeki’s “greatest confidence” in Selebi

Following the Supreme Court of Appeal’s rejection of former Police Commissioner Bheki Cele’s appeal last week – I was reminded by Pierre De Vos in his Jackie Selebi finish and klaar analysis of a letter former President Thabo Mbeki wrote in August last year in response to a letter by Freedom Front-Plus’ Peter Groenewald when he asked him to appoint a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate the allegations (of corruption) against Selebi but refused. Continue reading