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South Africa's poor intelligence services have been blamed for the country's seemingly slow response to what President Cyril Ramaphosa described as a "failed insurrection" in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng last week.

A 10-person review panel in 2018, headed by former safety and security minister, Sydney Mufamadi, found widespread abuse of the country's intelligence services, with it being used for political ends, including internal ANC factional battles.

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