SA expects decisive leadership from the president, including the fight against Covid-19 and holding his Cabinet to account, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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Two former intelligence ministers Siyabonga Cwele and Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba have been denied top security clearances by the State Security Agency, according to reports.
Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, the former Minister of State Security and an ANC national executive committee member, has resigned as a member of Parliament.
State security minister, Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba's office has remained silent following allegations 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.
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".
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.
The Department of State Security will be reviewing the Intelligence Services Oversight Act to ensure greater independence of the Office of the Inspector General of Intelligence, among other things.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to undertake a working visit to Mozambique and Zimbabwe on March 17 as the chair of the Southern African Development Community, the presidency has said in a statement.
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.
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.
The ANC says the matter between State Security Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba and ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has been resolved following accusations that Magashule tampered with the party's national and provincial candidate lists.
Minister of State Security, Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, has assured South Africans that no implicated persons are going to escape the SSA report.
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.
State Security Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba has restored full security clearance to Inspector-General of Intelligence, Setlhomamaru Dintwe, on the eve of a court tussle between him and former director general of the State Security Agency, Arthur Fraser
A back story once told about new State Security Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba is that she spied on former president Jacob Zuma’s opponents in her second home province of Limpopo and, just like that, climbed up the ladder in the ANC.
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