ARTICLES RELATING TO STATE SECURITY AGENCY

EXCLUSIVE: Ramaphosa appoints new head of domestic intelligence branch

2019-08-13 06:03

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a new head of the domestic branch of the State Security Agency.

SPY WARS: Kasrils says he warned ANC about factions using spooks

2019-03-11 16:45

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils says he raised the alarm about the politicisation of the intelligence services, but he was not believed by the ruling faction in the ANC and its alliance partners.

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.

Calls made for those implicated in wrongdoing at the SSA to be punished

2019-03-10 16:50

Civil society groups that were outspoken against the Jacob Zuma-led government are not surprised that they were spied on by the State Security Agency.

'Political malpurposing and factionalisation' of intelligence community found by high-level review panel

2019-03-09 18:10

A high-level review panel has found "political malpurposing and factionalisation of the intelligence community" over the past 10 years or more which has resulted in an almost complete disregard for the Constitution, policy, legislation and other prescripts, the Presidency announced.

SACP joins call for Arthur Fraser suspension

2018-04-16 21:14

The SACP has called for "decisive action" to get to the bottom of director general of the State Security Agency Arthur Fraser's conduct and allegations that he is trying to hamper an investigation into himself.

Inspector-General of Intelligence claims SSA head Arthur Fraser is intimidating him

2018-04-11 10:59

The Inspector-General of Intelligence, Dr Setlhomamaru Dintwe, alleges that he is being intimidated and threatened by the Director-General of State Security Agency Arthur Fraser following his investigation into him.

Security Agency targets Pauw after damning 'President's Keepers' book

2017-11-14 07:18

The State Security Agency's quick action against author Jacques Pauw contrasts with the failure to investigate allegations of wrongdoing by Zuma and his allies.

Charges against all three R17m SSA theft accused withdrawn

2017-03-23 20:46

Charges against all three men accused of stealing R17m from the State Security Agency between Boxing Day and New Year in December 2015 have been withdrawn.

SA’s spooks spying illegally?

2017-01-15 06:01

SA's spies are intercepting millions of cellphone calls, SMSes and other communications, despite the fact that only a few hundred warrants have been granted.

 

Dlodlo wants to rebuild SSA image, but 'Zuma's spy' Dlomo still at the agency

2019-07-18 20:50

State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo's first priority is to work tirelessly to rebuild the image of the State Security Agency (SSA). However, controversial spy and former ambassador Thulani Dlomo, remains a member of the agency.

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.

Zuma says SSA report was written by 'apartheid spies'

2019-03-10 20:00

Former president Jacob Zuma has taken to Twitter to seemingly rubbish the panel that compiled a report which revealed that during his presidency elements of the State Security Agency were re-purposed and used to fight factional ANC political battles.

Zuma manipulated intelligence agency, finds shocking report

2019-03-09 19:38

During the years of Jacob Zuma’s presidency, elements of the State Security Agency were repurposed and used to fight factional ANC political battles, a high-level panel review on the country’s intelligence service has found.

Intelligence watchdog's Dintwe is misleading the public, says Arthur Fraser

2018-04-19 22:47

Former director general of the State Security Agency Arthur Fraser says Inspector General of Intelligence Setlhomamaru Dintwe must still undergo a process to obtain full security clearance.

Arthur Fraser saga: Inspector-General of Intelligence details intimidation allegations

2018-04-12 18:39

State Security Agency director general Arthur Fraser is accused in an urgent court application of interfering with the functions of the Inspector-General of Intelligence.

Modack case death threats debated in court: State Security Agency intel or false info?

2018-02-07 19:57

The State Security Agency is among the structures that have identified an apparent murder plot targeting a team working to keep suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack jailed, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court has heard.

Gigaba ducks question on spy who worked at SARS

2017-06-15 20:00

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has ducked a question on why Mandisa Mokwena was able to be an employee at SARS, while also being employed as a state spy.

ANC’s show of force at Sona

2017-02-05 06:05

In an unprecedented move, President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation (Sona) address will run parallel with an ANC event he will address immediately after the traditional opening of Parliament in Cape Town.

State Security Agency investigated SABC staffers, inquiry hears

2016-12-12 15:30

The State Security Agency investigated certain SABC staff members after they allegedly leaked information about the public broadcaster, a parliamentary inquiry has heard.

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