SSA denies clearance for two former ministers meant to serve as SA envoys - report

2020-03-01 15:11

Two former intelligence ministers Siyabonga Cwele and Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba have been denied top security clearances by the State Security Agency, according to reports.

'I never truly believed in the role of a minister in intelligence' - Mo Shaik tells Zondo commission

2019-11-26 05:34

Former foreign intelligence head Rieaz 'Mo' Shaik has told the commission of inquiry into state capture he never truly believed in the role of a minister in intelligence.

MPs concerned about Home Affairs' contract for visas

2019-03-12 21:25

The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs wants the renewal of a contract to outsource the processing of visas reviewed, likening it to the controversial Cash Paymaster Services contract.

Cwele wants assurance from Bosasa liquidators that Lindela's services will not be disrupted

2019-03-05 17:30

Home Affairs Minister Siyabonga Cwele says he has written to AGO's liquidators, putting them on terms to provide assurance by Wednesday that the department's operations at Lindela will not be disrupted.

Siyabonga Cwele visited a Home Affairs employee whose name went viral after she assisted clients after hours

2019-02-12 07:32

The efforts of a Department of Home Affairs employee have been so remarkable that they even attracted the attention of Minister of Home Affairs Siyabonga Cwele.

Call to collect IDs at home affairs offices before voter registration weekend - minister

2019-01-20 16:51

Thousands of uncollected IDs are gathering dust at home affairs offices around the country, Home Affairs minister Siyabonga Cwele says.

Teen pleads with home affairs minister to make his tertiary dreams a reality

2019-01-18 05:30

Tumane Mokoena, who can't locate his parents, is struggling to get his hands on an identity document so he can study further.

FIRST TAKE: It's steady as she goes for Ramaphosa's Cabinet

2018-11-22 22:11

Of all the new Cabinet appointments, that of Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams carries the most political significance. She is young, comes from the ANC's youth structures, has been an MP for more than a decade and a deputy minister for a couple of years.

South Africa to start 4G spectrum auction by April 2019, says Cwele

2018-10-11 19:48

The sale is likely to attract interest from wireless carriers including Vodacom Group and MTN Group, which have long bemoaned a lack of opportunities to expand services.

Sassa and Post Office 'ready to pay grants' - minister

2018-08-31 18:14

The South African Social Security Agency and the South African Post Office are ready to start rolling out payments to social grant beneficiaries at the end of September, the social development minister has said.


Cwele told us we would be investigating Zuma if Gupta probe continues, Njenje tells Zondo commission

2019-11-26 16:23

Former domestic intelligence head Gibson Njenje told the commission of inquiry into state capture on Tuesday that former state security minister Siyabonga Cwele said the agency would in effect be investigating former president Jacob Zuma if it continued with an investigation into the activities of the controversial Gupta family.

Shaik: Ex-state security minister's bid to stop SSA probe of Guptas 'was illegal'

2019-11-25 17:40

Former state security minister Siyabonga Cwele allegedly summoned senior intelligence bosses to a meeting after he learned that the controversial Gupta family was going to be investigated, the commission of inquiry into state capture heard on Monday.

Home affairs committee insists that Cwele investigates contract with EOH

2019-03-05 21:26

The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs asked Home Affairs Minister Siyabonga Cwele to investigate a contract between the department and technology company EOH.

Other businesses also want in on Fireblade deal, says Home Affairs minister

2019-02-19 12:42

Home Affairs minister Siyabonga Cwele has told Parliament's portfolio committee on home affairs that more businesses have come forward wanting to offer private airport terminal services similar to those of Fireblade.

Calls for comments on Home Affairs White Paper

2019-01-20 19:02

The white paper deals with proposed solutions to issues such as long queues and staff shortages, as well as the establishment of a national identity system.

Marginal increase in travellers in and out of SA over festive season

2019-01-20 13:32

South Africa experienced a marginal increase in travellers over the festive season, with 6.8 million people entering the country, the Department of Home Affairs says.

Home affairs: MPs commit to working with Gigaba's successor to solve queue problem

2018-11-23 16:24

The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs views Siyabonga Cwele's appointment as minister of home affairs as a good step towards resolving some of the department's challenges.

Everything you need to know about Ramaphosa's #CabinetReshuffle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced changes to the national executive at the Union Buildings, Pretoria.

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5G will be five times faster – here's how long South Africa will have to wait for it

2018-09-13 18:15

Neighbouring Lesotho launched a 5G network in August. SA's best hope is... a little way off still.

Minister to observe Eastern Cape Sassa payments

2018-04-05 07:12

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele is scheduled to meet with local leaders in Ntabakhulu in the Eastern Cape before engaging with social grant beneficiaries.

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