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How spies shape South Africa’s political path

‘Mistake’: Former security minister Ayanda Dlodlo. Photo: Luba Lesolle/Gallo Images


There were intelligence lapses, President Cyril Ramaphosa wearily conceded when he testified to two commissions about the eight-day insurrection in July last year. Absent from the reports that came his way was any warning of the wave of violence that would destroy infrastructure and shopping centres. 

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