To regulate or not?

2017-04-09 06:13

With the high incidence of cyberbullying, the social-media space should be regulated, but it must come with proper education, writes Jabulane R Mulambo.

There are real cyber threats - Mahlobo on regulating social media

2017-04-01 13:26

State Security Agency minister David Mahlobo says his department's intentions in potentially regulating social media is to isolate the "real threats" posed by cybercrime.

It wasn't me... Bathabile shifts the blame

2017-03-19 06:01

Ministerial heavyweights Jeff Radebe and David Mahlobo were asked to step in and ward off another crisis, just 20 minutes before the expiry of Monday’s 16:00 deadline granted to Sassa.

Mahlobo’s social media aims 'not good' - analyst

2017-03-07 19:12

State Security Minister David Mahlobo’s intentions to regulate social media are “not good”, political analyst Ralph Mathekga has said.

Twitterati hit back at Mahlobo with #HandsOffSocialMedia

2017-03-06 16:20

Twitter users have taken a stand against the possible regulation of social media through the trending hashtag #HandsOffSocialMedia.

Attempts at regime change are happening - Mahlobo

2017-03-05 12:12

Minister of State Security David Mahlobo says attempts at regime change in South Africa are happening.

'Mcebo who?' More woes for state security minister over student leader

2017-02-01 13:12

State Security Minister David Mahlobo is being asked to explain if he lied to Parliament about his relationship with student leader Mcebo Dlamini.

Zuma skips MKMVA gala dinner due to 'ill health'

2016-12-16 08:30

President Jacob Zuma, who was meant to give a keynote address at the Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association's gala dinner on Thursday night, did not attend due to ill health, says State Security Minister David Mahlobo.

Blue light crash case dragging on

2016-12-06 17:21

The son of a motorist who was killed in a crash involving State Security Minister David Mahlobo's blue light convoy is still shaken by what happened.

A bad case of not knowing

2016-11-20 06:39

Following revelations that a known Chinese rhino horn trafficker brags about being friends with the country’s top spy, Phillip Dexter looks at what the minister ought to have known.


State Security Minister has not seen Gordhan 'plot report' yet

2017-04-07 22:50

State Security Minister David Mahlobo says he has still not seen the intelligence document containing claims that former finance minister Pravin Gordhan was plotting against the president with international banks.

Mahlobo may stop at nothing to shut us up

2017-03-19 06:07

Friday morning. I’m lying facedown on a table with about a dozen needles in my back, waiting for my torturer, who’s silently and ominously moving around the room somewhere beyond the edge of my peripheral vision, writes Paddy Harper.

Editorial: Don’t even think about it, Mahlobo

2017-03-12 06:16

The mere thought that State Security Minister David Mahlobo is considering regulating social media is bad enough. We don’t have to wait for him to actually implement it to let him know that it would not be acceptable in a constitutional democracy.

Social media regulations 'an abuse of power that threatens democracy'

2017-03-07 14:55

The Right2Know Campaign and the DA have lashed out at State Security Minister David Mahlobo for proposing the regulation of social media in South Africa.

Social media in SA could be regulated, says Mahlobo

2017-03-05 12:23

The regulation of social media, in light of issues including the spread of fake news and scams, is being considered, says Minister of State Security David Mahlobo.

Year of bling for Mahlobo

2017-02-21 21:12

Saudi Arabia likes State Security Minister David Mahlobo so much they put a ring on it - or him.

Party time at #ANC105

2017-01-08 06:59

Two things were on the lips of ANC bigwigs who gathered at the Sandton Convention Centre last night for the party’s gala birthday dinner.

BREAKING: Zuma, ministers in court over 'covert' workers' union

2016-12-09 09:49

A civil suit involving claims about the involvement of President Jacob Zuma, several ministers and government intelligence agents in the formation of a new labour union is due to be heard in court.

Sara Gon: What the #FeesMustFall protests were not. SAPS in crisis.

2016-11-30 19:23

SAPS is in crisis - under-trained, ill-trained and under-manned, particularly in public order policing, due to the sheer incompetence of Jackie Selebi, says an analyst.

Mahlobo, the Ling Ling twins, the wipeout

2016-11-20 00:00

Thursday. The tide is full, so Durban’s North Beach is a slither of glittering black sand that’s already warm underfoot at quarter past six in the morning.

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