South Africa could soon be placed under enhanced scrutiny by the international anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing organisation. The Ministry of Finance's slow response to the FATF's report has been blamed for this.
Atul Gupta and brother Rajesh, the alleged masterminds of state capture during Zuma's presidency who were arrested in Dubai on 2 June, are to be extradited to South Africa but Pretoria is not being very cooperative as the focus shifts to the upcoming ANC conference.
Since it began to operate in 1995, the Constitutional Court, with its 11 judges, has always succeeded in playing its role of counterweight to the government, setting a rare example on the African continent in this respect.
Denel, leading supplier to the South African armed forces, is in a critical financial situation. The company is trying to get the government to give it the funds its needs to pay its debts. Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan and new defence minister Thandi Modise have been given the job of trying to help the flailing state-owned company.