The Truth Can Never Be in Check Mate

[Daily Maverick] The recent announcement by President Jacob Zuma of a Cabinet reshuffle was persistently justified on the premise of a so-called “intelligence report” that contained information on subversive plans against government, named Operation Ch…

[Daily Maverick] The recent announcement by President Jacob Zuma of a Cabinet reshuffle was persistently justified on the premise of a so-called "intelligence report" that contained information on subversive plans against government, named Operation Check Mate. Beyond the wide-ranging responses, an important aspect remains to be addressed: Does an intelligence report equate with "the truth"? No - and even when suggesting facts, the facts merely apply to a specific truth among many. By.JASMINE OPPERMAN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa