Beetge to be reunited with daughters

2014-03-26 22:10

The family of drug-mule Tessa Beetge, who returns to SA after being in prison for five years in Brazil, expect her to be a "bit overwhelmed" when she’s reunited with her daughters.

Newspapers defy Nkandla pictures order

2013-11-22 10:20

National newspapers have published photographs of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead, despite a warning that it is illegal to do so.

Editors unmoved on Nkandla pics

2013-11-21 17:43

The SA National Editors' Forum says the media will continue to publish pictures of upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's homestead at Nkandla, in KwaZulu-Natal.

Protector: Zuma appointed Nkandla architect

2013-11-14 09:02

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has implicated President Jacob Zuma directly in her report on the state’s spending of R206m at his private Nkandla estate.

Govt: Madonsela being unreasonable

2013-11-09 14:29

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was being unreasonable when she decided to release her provisional report into Nkandla without obtaining comments from ministers in the security cluster, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says.

MPs adopt report on info bill

2013-10-30 22:57

MPs have adopted a revised report about recent, minor amendments to the protection of state information bill, bringing it a step closer to becoming law.

Drug-mule’s mom dies

2013-10-13 12:54

Marie Swanepoel, who played a key role in the conviction of drug trafficker Sheryl Cwele, the then wife of State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele, has died at the age of 61.

Zuma's decision on info bill welcomed

2013-09-12 17:51

President Jacob Zuma's decision to refer the controversial protection of state information bill back to the National Assembly has been widely welcomed.

Vavi lawyer still pondering next move

2013-08-19 20:59

All options are being considered to contest Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's suspension, his lawyer says.

Zuma arrives in Congo

2013-07-22 20:13

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo where he will be attending a Forbes Africa Forum.

Nxesi denies blaming Cwele

2013-07-02 19:36

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has denied saying State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele classified a report on the R206m upgrade of President Jacob Zuma's home in Nkandla.

Cwele denies classifying Nkandla report

2013-07-01 14:29

State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele has denied classifying the long-awaited findings of the probe into the R206m upgrade of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead.

Nkandla report declared top secret

2013-06-21 08:58

A report on the multi-million rand upgrade to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla residence has been declared top secret and therefore cannot be made public.

Time to assess progress of 'African unity'

2013-05-25 14:52

The 50th anniversary of the forming of the Organisation for African Unity is a good opportunity to assess the progress made in living up to the founding principles of African unity, says the ANC.

SA not a banana republic - Cwele

2013-05-14 22:09

South Africa is not a "banana republic" where planes are allowed to land illegally, State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele says.

Tighten Marikana security, urges Cosatu

2013-05-14 19:44

Security must be prioritised around Lonmin's Marikana mine to prevent deaths amid a flare up of labour unrest, the Congress of SA Trade Unions says.

Marikana on high alert

2013-05-14 15:57

Law enforcement agencies must prioritise the area surrounding Lonmin's Marikana mine in Rustenburg, North West, Cosatu says.

Did Cwele stop Gupta probe, DA asks

2013-05-06 18:36

The DA says that it will submit a written parliamentary question probing whether State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele intervened to stop an investigation into the "inappropriate influence" of the Gupta family.

Controversial secrecy bill passed

2013-04-25 16:59

Parliament has voted in favour of a fiercely contested secrecy bill which critics say will muzzle the media and provide cover for government corruption.

MPs may review info bill changes

2013-03-14 16:06

MPs may yet make limited changes to the contested protection of state information bill, a senior state law adviser says.

DA wants list of national key points

2013-03-11 17:13

The DA says it will make sure Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa provides a full list of national key points.

Cwele welcomes suspension of cops

2013-03-01 16:18

Acting Police Minister Siyabonga Cwele has welcomed the suspension of police officers allegedly involved in the death of a taxi driver.

Cosatu: Nothing new in Nkandla report

2013-01-28 16:50

A report detailing the costs for President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, in KwaZulu-Natal, has revealed nothing new, Cosatu says.

DA gives Zuma an F - again

2012-12-06 14:37

The DA has given President Jacob Zuma an F again this year, with Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson at the bottom of the class.

ANC pushes info bill though NCOP

2012-11-29 21:04

The ANC has used its parliamentary majority to pass the reworked protection of state information bill through the National Council of Provinces.


Govt: Nkandla picture ban misconstrued

2013-11-22 13:01

The government says a Cabinet directive over the publication of photographs of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home has been misconstrued, and only zooming into security features is not allowed.

Ministers respond to Madonsela

2013-11-21 17:48

Cabinet ministers have tried to reclaim the public discourse on the Nkandla affair from Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, saying the president's security is their responsibility.

Pictures of Zuma's Nkandla home illegal

2013-11-21 14:38

Ministers in the security cluster say the publication and distribution of images of President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead are illegal as it is a national key point.

Info bill goes back to Zuma

2013-11-12 17:48

Despite protest from opposition benches, the National Assembly has adopted the revised protection of state information bill.

ANC did not organise protest - Cwele

2013-10-31 16:25

Two Cabinet ministers have condemned the looting during a violent service delivery protest in central Cape Town.

MPs seeks advice on info bill

2013-10-29 22:50

MPs processing the protection of state information bill have heeded advice from State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele to seek more legal counsel on the adoption of a committee report.

Zuma vague on 'problematic' info bill

2013-09-12 22:15

President Jacob Zuma has declined to explain fully why he found parts on the protection of state information bill problematic, when pressed by the media.

Vavi: Jacob Zuma's cop out to get me

2013-08-25 15:20

A former bodyguard of President Jacob Zuma faces the wrath of the Cosatu boss over rubbished spy report.

Cwele announces new SSA appointments

2013-08-02 14:11

The State Security Agency restructuring process is complete and a number of new appointments have been made, according to State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele.

Protector gets more Nkandla info

2013-07-22 14:29

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has received more information in her probe into the upgrading of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, her office says.

DA: Nkandla report must be made public

2013-07-01 22:23

The DA has lashed out at the department of public works claiming that the classification policy adopted for classifying the Nkandla report was not law.

EFF raises concern over Nkandla report

2013-06-21 14:34

The so-called Economic Freedom Fighters has expressed concern over a report that State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele declared the Nkandla report top-secret.

CEO: Mines uncertainty spooking investors

2013-06-19 16:02

Exxaro boss Sipho Nkosi says international investors are wary about South Africa's mines and hesitant to do business in the country, according to a report.

Ex-spy boss 'axed over Gupta probe'

2013-05-17 09:11

A former spy boss has slammed statements made by State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele about the Gupta family, claiming a 2011 investigation into their conduct led to several top officials being sacked.

Anti-terrorism fight gets a boost

2013-05-14 21:08

South Africa will step up collaboration with other countries to fight terrorism and trans-national crime, State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele says.

Officials look to combat violent protests

2013-05-14 18:22

An early-warning system is in place to alert law enforcement officials to potentially violent protests, State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele says.

Police sent to Wonderkop Stadium

2013-05-14 15:54

A large number of police are at Wonderkop Stadium, in Marikana, where Amcu members are set to meet.

Zuma govt warned about Guptas - report

2013-05-06 12:35

President Jacob Zuma’s administration was warned two years ago by top state security officials that the Gupta brothers could pose a threat to national security, a report says.

Top cops warned: Steer clear of politicians

2013-04-11 22:16

Two senior police officers accused of benefiting from a crime intelligence fund have been ordered not to contact or discuss the case with politicians or Cabinet members.

Key points must stay secret - ministry

2013-03-11 22:33

Disclosing the country's national key points is a security risk, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's office says.

Brutality case: Appeal made to witnesses

2013-03-05 18:10

There has been an appeal in the National Assembly for witnesses of the Daveyton police dragging a taxi driver with a vehicle to come forward.

Protector hustles to finish Nkandla report

2013-02-07 21:18

A public protector probe into the R200m upgrade to President Jacob Zuma's private home in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, could be completed at the end of March.

ANCYL spokesperson nominated for NEC

2012-12-18 20:37

Former Gauteng Housing MEC Humprey Mmemezi and former ANCYL spokesperson Magdalene Moonsamy were on the list of nominations for the ANC's NEC at the party's Mangaung conference.

Info bill two steps from becoming law

2012-11-29 22:15

The ANC has driven final amendments to the protection of state information bill through the National Council of Provinces, bringing the so-called secrecy bill two steps from becoming law.

Nkandla improvements will remain - govt

2012-11-26 10:37

Improvements made to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home will not be halted or removed when his term as president ends, State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele says.

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