Broken Silence: how ‘Zuma’s spy’ spent R1bn of SSA cash in 6 ...

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Broken Silence: how ‘Zuma’s spy’ spent R1bn of SSA cash in 6 years

Witnesses say as early as 2008 Dlomo started recruiting operatives to serve Zuma’s ‘interests’ when he became president

Political journalist

The State Security Agency (SSA) special operations unit headed by “Zuma’s spy”, Thulani Dlomo, was a big spender of your tax money – all while it was engaged in allegedly unlawful missions.

The Zondo commission heard on Thursday that Dlomo’s unit spent a staggering R1bn between 2012 and 2018, and did not even account for those expenses.

Dlomo, who is also known as “Silence”, was former president Jacob Zuma’s trusted foot soldier at the agency. So useful was Dlomo that he started working at the SSA off the books way before he was officially hired to head the special ops team...

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