Myanmar journalist held for satirical post

2015-02-28 11:28

Police in Myanmar have arrested a photojournalist who posted a satirical message on Facebook that mocked a historic battle and the country's leader.

Namibia media may be essential service

2015-02-27 05:15

Namibia's media sector will undergo a review to see if it is an essential service, a special committee says.

Leak of spy cables may have hidden agenda - reports

2015-02-26 17:43

The leak of classified information may have a much more sinister agenda, than just the release of state secrets, according to reports.

SA spies suspect China behind nuke facility break-ins

2015-02-26 09:31

South African spies suspect China was behind a series of break-ins at a nuclear facility near Hartbeespoort Dam, secret documents leaked to Al Jazeera state.

Spy cables: Israel pursued destructive policies in Africa - SA spies

2015-02-25 20:37

South African operatives accused Israel of pursing “destructive policies” in Africa, this according to secret spy documents leaked to news organisation Al Jazeera.

Dlamini-Zuma spy cable claims ‘absolute rubbish’

2015-02-25 18:48

The United States has rubbished claims in recently leaked intelligence documents that it opposed AU commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s bid for the position in 2012.

Charlie Hebdo returns to news stands

2015-02-25 17:02

With a cartoon depicting the pope, a jihadist and French far-right leader Marine Le Pen as a pack of enraged animals Charlie Hebdo marked its return.

GPL apologises for press ban

2015-02-25 05:00

The Gauteng provincial legislature has apologised to the Sanef regarding journalists being barred from the media gallery.

SA intelligence on show in leaked Spy Cables

2015-02-24 22:19

The Spy Cables document past South African concerns about Iranian influence in Africa as well as communication between South African intelligence and the CIA and Israel's Mossad.

Intense lobbying around Dlamini-Zuma election

2015-02-24 20:05

Intense lobbying by South Africa, the US, and other countries, characterised the election of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as AU Commission chairperson in 2012, leaked cables have revealed.


2 loose llamas run amok in the US, media goes wild

2015-02-27 08:54

Two quick-footed llamas that dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement community have been captured by authorities, causing a stir in the streets and on social media.

Planned terror attack in SA foiled - spy cables

2015-02-26 17:44

Leaked State Security Agency information has revealed that a planned terrorist attack in South Africa in 2010 was foiled by SA authorities.

Spy cables: SA unconcerned about al-Qaeda threat

2015-02-26 11:16

South African officials did not believe that al-Qaeda presented a direct threat to the country, despite a number of alarmist intelligence cables sent by foreign intelligence agencies, leaked spy cables reveal.

Woman wins award for best drama at Saudi Film Festival

2015-02-25 20:38

A female Saudi film-maker won an award for best drama at the Saudi Film Festival, the chief juror says, hailing a higher quality of entries despite the kingdom's cinema ban.

Spy cables: 10 ways SA spies have failed

2015-02-25 19:54

Leaked spy cables reveal a number of security lapses and flaws within the State Security Agency, which have reportedly left SA secrets exposed to foreign spies.

Info for spies' eyes only - govt

2015-02-25 17:51

Minister of State Security David Mahlobo says a probe has been launched into the leaking of the so-called spy cables, adding that disclosing such information is illegal.

Spy cables: Ex-Israeli agents threatened cyber attack on SA

2015-02-25 15:44

Former "Mossad spies" threatened a cyber attack on South African banking and financial institutions demanding an end to the ‘boycott Israel’ campaign, leaked intelligence documents show.

Tapping of South Africans' phones no surprise - expert

2015-02-25 05:00

The tapping of South Africans’ phones by spies and keeping an eye on organisations such as Greenpeace is no great surprise because this is within the realm of what intelligence operatives do, a counter-terrorism expert says.

Greenpeace named as target in Spy Cables

2015-02-24 21:25

A routine practice among intelligence agencies to seek co-operation with agencies in other countries to curb political dissent has been exposed in secret documents leaked to Al Jazeera.

SA spooks red-faced from latest spy data leak

2015-02-24 18:56

Although media have been having a field day with what has been described as one of SA’s biggest spy leaks, the Times calling it “Ali Baba and the forty spies”, there is a warning that it might compromise information sharing.

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