Spooks called to order while Ramaphosa probes State Security Agency

2018-11-11 17:47

The Presidency has blasted State Security Agency staffers, ordering them to conduct themselves with integrity following a report that some officials are undermining the new SSA minister during the operational review he ordered.

'I was never scared' - Jacques Pauw after SARS drops litigation

2018-09-07 13:08

The South African Revenue Service has dropped its litigation against investigative journalist Jacques Pauw, after initially charging that he published confidential information in his book 'The President's Keepers'.

Wrestling power from old claws

2018-07-08 05:56

The fate of the SSA lies with stripping leadership away from self-serving veterans and entrusting it to competent young minds, writes Setumo Stone.

Ramaphosa launches high-level investigation into State Security Agency

2018-06-15 10:10

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a high-level review panel into the work of the State Security Agency.

Heavyweights Vusi Pikoli, Anwar Dramat and Gibson Njenje to join intelligence

2018-04-22 06:00

The exit of former director-general Arthur Fraser has allowed the State Security Agency to add three new intelligence luminaries to its arsenal.

State Security Agency DG Arthur Fraser moved to Correctional Services

2018-04-17 11:51

The State Security Agency has announced that its director general Arthur Fraser is being moved to the Department of Correctional Services.

Jacques Pauw: 'Inspector-General wanted letter from me to clear his name'

2018-04-11 21:13

'The President's Keepers' author Jacques Pauw has revealed that the Inspector-General of Intelligence Setlhomamaru Dintwe had requested a letter from him confirming that neither he nor his staff had given Pauw state security documents.

New SSA vetting sanctions in the pipeline - Fraser

2017-12-07 14:32

The State Security Agency and Parliament's joint standing committee on intelligence are drafting new regulations around vetting procedures at state institutions that will include sanctions.

Senior crime intelligence officials without top secret clearance

2017-12-01 09:14

Twenty-two of the most senior crime officers, in charge of counter, security intelligence and national security, do not have valid security clearance certificates.

Police tried to get warrant for my arrest - Jacques Pauw

2017-11-17 12:28

Author and investigative journalist Jacques Pauw has said he heard that a police officer tried to secure a warrant for his arrest in Pietermaritzburg, but a magistrate did not authorise it.


Security heightened at Parliament as police, SSA probe shooting incident

2018-09-17 17:02

The police and State Security Agency are investigating the circumstances of a shooting incident at the parliamentary precinct in which a contract worker, 57-year old Lennox Garane, took his own life.

How Ramaphosa 'dodged a coup' - security bosses reveal all

2018-07-22 06:01

Military intelligence picked up that soldiers loyal to former president Jacob Zuma were on the brink of mutiny. Ramaphosa was warned to resolve the standoff with Zuma.

Former crime intelligence boss Pat Mokushane granted bail

2018-06-15 14:42

Former crime intelligence boss Major General Pat Mokushane has been granted bail, after being arrested on charges of fraud, corruption and money laundering.

Minister Letsatsi-Duba wants to 'arrest the rot' at the SSA

2018-05-18 22:34

New State Security Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba says her department is focused this year on "arresting the rot" that has hurt the State Security Agency's functioning over the last few years.

IGI court action against Fraser to go ahead despite his move to Correctional Services

2018-04-17 15:33

Inspector-General of Intelligence Setlhomamaru Dintwe is proceeding with his court application to bar outgoing State Security Agency director general Arthur Fraser from interfering with his duties, even though Fraser has been transferred.

Dintwe can’t be trusted with state secrets – Fraser

2018-04-15 06:02

The country’s top spy, Arthur Fraser, says his legal wrangle with his department’s oversight head, Setlhomamaru Dintwe, is a part of a political conspiracy to discredit him, the State Security Agency (SSA) and the ANC.

Ramaphosa must suspend SSA's Fraser after interference claims - DA

2018-04-11 16:22

The DA says it is time for President Cyril Ramaphosa to "reclaim" the country's intelligence services after allegations that State Security Agency director-general Arthur Fraser interfered with the functions of the Inspector-General of Intelligence.

Investigations into classified information leak used in Jacques Pauw book continue

2017-12-02 15:45

The Hawks have confirmed that they are still investigating the leak of classified information that ended up being published in Jacques Pauw's book, The President's Keepers.

Pauw anticipates second wave of action to clamp down on his book

2017-11-17 16:24

Author and investigative journalist Jacques Pauw has said that for about 10 days, some of those who have threatened legal action against him have been silent, but he thinks this is because they are coming up with new strategies on how next to confront him.

I am reading Jacques Pauw's book - Ramaphosa

2017-11-16 18:09

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is reading veteran journalist Jacques Pauw's book, The President's Keepers.

Traffic Alerts

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Reporting Accountant

Cape Town
Network Finance Professional / Prudential
R310 000.00 - R360 000.00 Per Year

SQL Reporter

Cape Town
Communicate Cape Town IT
R10 000.00 - R12 000.00 Per Month

HSE Manager

Cape Town
Tumaini Consulting
R550 000.00 - R650 000.00 Per Year

Property [change area]

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.