ANALYSIS: How SA’s spies turned into Zuma’s goon squad

13 March 2019 - 06:00
Former president Jacob Zuma.
Jacob Zuma Former president Jacob Zuma.
Image: ESA ALEXANDER

The report by the high-level review panel on the State Security Agency gives valuable insight into the criminal and unethical activities at the SSA that contributed to state capture and the breakdown of the rule of law.

In the course of their investigation, the panel found “there has been a serious politicisation and factionalisation of the intelligence community over the past decade or more, based on factions in the ruling party”.

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