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EXCLUSIVE: How SSA spooks kidnapped one of their own

2017-09-24 12:32

The dramatic abduction of a spy with ties to President Jacob Zuma by fellow spooks is the latest in a string of incidents that shows the country’s intelligence agencies are being abused for political purposes.

Spies blow R1.5bn

2017-09-17 05:57

Fobbing off Treasury and flouting legal obligations, the State Security Agency won’t account for its actions on the grounds that they’re ‘classified’.

Parks board CEO defends 'irregular' spending

2017-07-30 05:54

The chief executive officer of the North West Parks Board has been accused of irregularly promoting his former girlfriend, spending almost R1m on the production of a 10-minute YouTube promotional video.

Spies cry foul

2017-04-30 06:00

State Security Agency officials, angry at having been sidelined, have accused their boss of orchestrating a power grab and are embarking on a fightback campaign.

'Bogus' intelligence claims as underworld plot thickens

2017-04-19 15:36

A company, which claims to have strong links to intelligence services and police, has emerged as a player in Cape Town's nightclub security industry.

Inspector general asked to probe alleged SABC spying

2017-03-28 16:56

The DA says it will ask the new Inspector General of Intelligence to probe allegations by SABC journalists and staff that the State Security Agency has spied on them.

EXCLUSIVE: Fake numbers, addresses for Mogoeng break-in suspects

2017-03-24 13:10

A News24 investigation into the identities of the three men arrested for the break-in at the office of the Chief Justice has revealed fake employment histories, a string of non-existent telephone numbers and residential addresses that don't quite add up.

Give me ‘half a chance’, pleads Mkhwebane

2017-02-05 16:43

Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has called on the public to give her an opportunity to make her mark.

EXCLUSIVE: Department of Labour deregisters 'bogus union' linked to Zuma

2017-01-20 12:50

The Department of Labour has cancelled the registration of a labour union linked to President Jacob Zuma and covert agents of the State Security Agency.

EXCLUSIVE: Zuma told ‘bogus union’ to spy on Amcu

2016-12-19 07:28

The leaders of a trade union that was allegedly established as a covert intelligence project claims they received instructions from President Jacob Zuma to spy on rival trade unions.

 

Who is Thulani Dhlomo?

2017-09-17 05:57

The man who managed the rogue SSA unit linked to the campaign to purge SA Revenue Service (Sars) officials officially took up his post as South Africa’s ambassador to Japan this month.

SA reaps whirlwind of indecision

2017-07-30 05:54

While the nation waits for National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete’s decision on whether to give MPs a secret ballot on the motion to remove President Jacob Zuma next week, behind the scenes parliamentary staff are preparing for a showdown.

EXCLUSIVE: Zuma-linked spy to become ambassador

2017-04-30 06:59

A top government spy with a dubious past and close ties to President Jacob Zuma has allegedly been nominated to become South Africa’s new ambassador to Japan.

DA's SABC break-in accusations 'politically desperate' - SSA

2017-04-26 10:11

The State Security Agency has labelled an accusation by the Democratic Alliance that the SSA was possibly involved in a recent break-in at the SABC's Parliament offices as 'reckless'.

EXCLUSIVE: 'Friends' of Guptas compiled Gordhan 'intelligence document'

2017-04-06 09:02

At least one “intelligence report” on former finance minister Pravin Gordhan’s trip to the UK was compiled by an organisation that calls the controversial Gupta family its “friends”, it has emerged.

Mogoeng break-in suspect's lawyer represented SSA heist accused

2017-03-27 08:35

The lawyer for one of the men linked to the break-in at the office of the Chief Justice has a history of taking on clients accused of crimes involving the SSA and the police, investigations have revealed.

State Security Agency mum over court case pressure claims

2017-03-17 08:01

The State Security Agency will not be drawn into claims raised during a case currently before court that its boss, Arthur Fraser, tried to influence the outcomes of another court case.

Madonsela suspects Zuma, SSA involvement in Mkhwebane tension - report

2017-02-04 09:38

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela says she suspects that President Zuma and the SSA could be involved in some of the ongoing tensions between herself and her successor, a report says.

Zuma behaved like a gangster, says Vavi

2016-12-19 20:42

The revelations that President Jacob Zuma conspired with Secret Service agencies to establish a rival trade union to Amcu is the last straw says Vavi.

#FeesMustFall: Zero tolerance, says state security

2016-10-02 06:00

After meeting all stakeholders, the state has a new security plan and communication strategy to restore public order at universities.

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