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  • Second chance: Former Bafana Bafana defender and captain Neil Tovey says he’s happy and lucky to be alive after suffering three heart attacks. Click on the pic for more. Picture: Landeli Puzi

  • Fiscal drag: Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s maiden budget has delivered probably the worst year for personal income taxpayers since 1995. Click on the pic to read more. Picture: Lerato Maduna

  • Threat: A plot to assassinate African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been revealed by leaked intelligence documents. Click on the pic for more. Picture: Siyasanga Mbambani/DoC

  • ‘Poor job’: South African government and security agencies have left secrets exposed at every level and foreign spies have access to all areas of government, according to the spy cables. Click on the pic for the full story.

  • Eavesdropping: Were Israeli spies tapping SA cellphones? Click on the pic to see what the spy cables reveal.

  • Inside the spy cables: From breaches to fraying relationships with Israel, why SA’s security leaks matter. Click on the pic for Ferial Haffajee’s analysis. Picture: Lerato Maduna/Foto24

  • Espionage: The now infamous Spy Cables highlight a request by South Korea for a security assessment of Greenpeace director Kumi Naidoo, a South African citizen. Click on the pic for the full story. 



The second part of Al Jazeera’s “Decoded” continues to look at the aftermath of the leaked documents from intelligence agencies around the world, including South Africa.

The network has already published previously top secret information that involves South Africa.

The cables expose operational secrets from across the world, dating from 2006 till December last year.


The party has a choice. Not me. I’ve said I don’t choose my successor.
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on his successor