Vavi spy report ‘rubbish’

2013-08-18 06:00

A lot of rubbish!

That is how Advocate Vusi Pikoli, the former national director of public prosecutions, has described a rogue intelligence report that implicates him, suspended labour federation Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and other high-profile South Africans in being paid to advance an American agenda.

Vavi released copies of the report on Friday, which he said was a “total fabrication” and proof that his suspension was politically motivated.

See the full report here.

This is at least the fifth intelligence report that has been circulated and has caused havoc in the governing ANC alliance in recent years.

Vavi was suspended this week after admitting to having sex in his Cosatu office in January with a woman he appointed to work for the trade union federation.

Several of the high-ranking figures mentioned in the 19-page intelligence report, including Julius Malema and former director-general in the presidency Frank Chikane, have dismissed it as “rubbish” and a “smear”.

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