Among the many secrets spilled by the Spy Cables leaked to Al Jazeera, is the fact that our government and intelligence services are wide open to infiltration. It is speculated that someone from within the State Security Agency itself is the source of last week’s leak; however, civil-society groups have pointed out that the latest leaks may be used as a pretext to sign the Protection of State Information bill into law. Because, if the spies can’t keep their own secrets, it totally makes sense to punish any citizens who may obtain the information.
Nathi is a 3rd year graphic design student studying at the Durban University of Technology. He lives in Mayville, Durban and has a disability called ‘Micropthalmia’ – the underdevelopment of the eye, which causes visual impairment. His love for art and cartoons has always kept him going and looking beyond his disability.