Former President Jacob Zuma has revealed, for the first time, how he believes foreign intelligence agencies tried to “get rid” of him — and named two of his former cabinet ministers as suspected apartheid spies.

His revelations, made during his unscripted address to the state capture inquiry on Monday, will undoubtedly be the subject of intense speculation, scepticism and strong denials from those he implicates in the murky plots against him.

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