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Riaz 'Mo' Shaik


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The limits of power

Head of Policy Planning Mo Shaik argues that four pillars underpin those objectives: addressing South Africa's developmental and economic needs; the creation and consolidation of institutions such as the African Union, Parliament and Human Rights Commission; peace and security in Africa and developing countries through international institutions and multilateral diplomacy; bridge-building, using South Africa's experience of political transition to help resolve conflicts and international disputes...


Spies pop out of the past

The spy allegations by Maharaj, a stalwart of the liberation struggle who recently faced questioning about payments from Schabir Shaik, Zuma's self-styled financial advisor, into his wife's bank account, were backed up by Mo Shaik, Schabir's brother and formerly a senior intelligence officer of the ANC in exile...

Zuma, himself a former head of the ANC's intelligence department, is seen as an ally of both Maharaj and Mo Shaik...

The power of the Shaiks Mbeki's writings were also clearly directed at the likes of Maharaj and Mo Shaik for pushing the spy allegations about Ngcuka into the public arena: 'There are some in our country who are acting in a manner that seeks to destroy this effort at national reconciliation...


Struggling to succeed

Furthermore, the ANC intelligence unit in South Africa was headed by Mo Shaik, brother of Schabir Shaik, against whom numerous charges of corruption have been filed in the arms scandal (also involving Zuma)...


Spooky

With a master's degree in electronic engineering from London's Imperial College, she has associates including the South African Defence Force acquisitions chief, Shamin 'Chippy' Shaik (AC Vol 42 No 3) and his brother Riaz 'Mo' Shaik, a former spymaster and now Ambassador to Algeria...


Blame for the bombs

North African links Pretoria's present Ambassador to Algiers, Moe Shaik, is an able former African National Congress and government intelligence agent, who was transferred to the Department of Foreign Affairs and spent a year in Germany...


Seeking spies

Senior National Intelligence Agency official Mo Shaik has also declined to comment on the identity of apartheid spies: ‘It is the policy of the NIA neither to confirm nor deny these matters...


Deep foreground

The Deputy National Intelligence Coordinator and NIA spokesman, Moe Shaik (tipped for a diplomatic post in Europe), introduced Nhlanhla and National Intelligence Coordinator Linda Mti...


Too much truth 

Louw's successor at NIA, Moe Shaik, warns that the proliferation of private intelligence organisations is a growing security risk...


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