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The judicial inquiry into grand corruption heard shocking details of the abuse of power at South Africa’s preeminent spy agency. Deaan Vivier/Netwerk24/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Abuses at South Africa’s spy agency show poor governance. There are solutions

Globally, intelligence services trade in secrets and conduct covert operations. But this does not exempt them from public scrutiny, parliamentary oversight, and audit processes.
Blue whales and orcas are both specialists in their own way. You can’t really measure which one is more intelligent. Shutterstock

Curious Kids: which is smarter – a blue whale or an orca?

We don’t know for sure which one is smarter, because not everyone agrees on what “intelligence” means. Both have their own special behaviours and skills and we can’t say who is more intelligent.

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