Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane went to church at the weekend to pray for help in what she calls the “spiritual wars” with those who are trying to bring her down. That is her choice, except there is no-one who wants to bring her down. That’s an illusion on her part — she needs to face reality.

The fact is that Mkhwebane has made legal blunders in most of her high–profile investigations. She has opted to join the factional battles of the ANC, where she has become a pawn of one faction. She has brought herself down...

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