Public Protector vs former state security minister: NPA declines to prosecute

2019-07-02 14:43

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and former state security minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba will not face prosecution in cases that the two had laid against each other, the Hawks say.

Whether you believe Arthur Fraser or Sydney Mufamadi, 'The Farm' is a mess

2019-05-17 14:08

The country's intelligence agencies have been grossly abused and manipulated. The end result is that we cannot trust that our state security is acting with objectivity and integrity, writes Mandy Wiener.

MKMVA enters the fray, lambastes Letsatsi-Duba for attacking Magashule

2019-03-25 15:32

The uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans' Association has hit out at State Security Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, who it claims has attacked ANC secretary general Ace Magashule "without cause or reason".

Crime intelligence 'affected, but not captured' – Sitole on SSA report

2019-03-13 14:31

The police's Crime Intelligence unit has been "affected" by revelations in the hard-hitting high-level review panel report on the State Security Agency but is "not captured", the national police commissioner says.

SPY WARS: How the Zuma doctrine broke the State Security Agency

2019-03-12 05:56

Former president Jacob Zuma violated the Constitution, broke the law and was directly responsible for the manipulation of the country's civilian intelligence service in aid of his personal ambitions, the explosive report into the State Security Agency has found.

Implement SSA report recommendations, R2K tells Ramaphosa

2019-03-11 20:19

The Right2Know campaign has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to implement the recommendations of the explosive report into the State Security Agency.

'No one is going to get away with this' - state security minister on SSA report

2019-03-11 12:02

Minister of State Security, Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, has assured South Africans that no implicated persons are going to escape the SSA report.

EXPLAINED: Nine things you must know about the bombshell report into spies

2019-03-11 07:01

A bombshell report into the State Security Agency has revealed damning evidence of how the SSA was repurposed to serve the political interests of former president Jacob Zuma.

Spy Wars: How Jacob Zuma established his own network of spooks

2019-03-10 09:08

Former president Jacob Zuma oversaw the creation of parallel structures within the intelligence service to serve his personal and factional ANC party political interests, breaching the Constitution in the process.

The curious case of Ambassador Thulani 'Silence' Dlomo

2019-02-11 08:24

When Dlomo arrived at the State Security Agency (SSA) in 2012 to head up something called the special operations unit (SOU), he told his colleagues that he only reports to Zuma directly, writes Adriaan Basson.


I have never been a spy - State Security Minister

2019-05-23 07:06

State Security Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba's office finally broke its silence on Wednesday, issuing a late-night statement denying claims made in a weekend newspaper that she had lived a double life for a decade, earning millions as a spy while still an MEC in Limpopo.

State security minister fires Gibson Njenje as special adviser

2019-05-17 13:26

Former spy boss Gibson Njenje has been fired from his position as special adviser to state security minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba.

Ramaphosa has to choose between South Africa and the ANC

2019-03-24 07:00

If Cyril Ramaphosa is truly committed to cleaning up the state, creating an effective public service and putting the country on a steady economic growth path, he cannot commit to the ANC, writes Pieter du Toit.

SPY WARS: Broken oversight system let spooks get away with everything

2019-03-12 07:07

Not the auditor general, nor the inspector general into intelligence or the parliamentary committee tasked with overseeing the country’s spying operations could provide a check on the profligacy and criminality of the State Security Agency.

Ramaphosa still studying SSA report - Presidency

2019-03-11 21:50

As the country absorbs the shocking revelations that have emerged from a bombshell report by the high-level review panel into the State Security Agency, the presidency has indicated it is taking some time to study the findings.

Former PAN boss Arthur Fraser 'studying' SSA report

2019-03-11 18:38

The former spy boss who headed up the Principal Agent Network, which has been red-flagged by the explosive SSA report as a hotbed of alleged criminality, says he is "studying" the report.

READ IN FULL: High-Level Review Panel on the SSA

2019-03-11 10:11

A bombshell report into the State Security Agency has revealed damning evidence of how it was repurposed to serve the political interests of former president Jacob Zuma.

Spy Wars: Report reveals how Zuma's man at SSA helped build parallel network

2019-03-10 12:30

Former president Jacob Zuma's key man in the abuse of the State Security Agency, over and above the others, was Thulani Dlomo, the former head of Special Operations at the agency.

Low staff morale, leadership instability among issues in review panel’s report on the SSA

2019-02-15 21:53

Low staff morale, unprofessional and unethical conduct, and leadership instability are some of the issues highlighted in a report compiled by a high-level review panel to assess the mandate, capacity and organisational integrity of the State Security Agency.

Goodbye SSA? Ramaphosa to re-establish National Security Council

2019-02-07 20:21

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced some big changes awaiting the nation's security agencies during his 2019 State of the Nation Address.

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