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.

SPY WARS: If this were the US, a special prosecutor would already be up and away

2019-03-12 09:01

What South Africa desperately needs are swift, professional and dispassionate prosecutions. If a similar report was to be tabled in the United States, a special prosecutor would already have been appointed.

From the Mufamadi report: To see or not to see

2019-03-11 18:00

One of the key challenges for intelligence services, the governments and the publics that they serve, is agreeing on the appropriate balance for those services between secrecy and transparency.

Director of Winnie documentary believes her film has sparked important discussions

2018-04-16 20:15

Pascale Lamche, the director of the documentary about late struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, says her film has started necessary discussion around the demonisation and criminalisation of the struggle hero.

Thandeka Gqubule: 'I would rather have died than have been a spy'

SABC journalist Thandeka Gqubule, who has been accused of being a Stratcom agent, has threatened to go to court to apply to have intelligence documents declassified so that she can clear her name. Watch.

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Mr President, you have been lied to - Arthur Fraser

2019-05-17 10:42

The former State Security Agency director general has rubbished claims made by the agency's high level review panel.

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.

Dumisa Ntsebeza accuses Winnie documentary maker of having 'no regard for our people'

2018-04-17 15:47

Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza has lashed out at the director of the documentary on late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, saying that she has "no regard for our people".

Mufamadi distances himself from plot to discredit Madikizela-Mandela

2018-04-16 18:59

Former safety and security minister Sydney Mufamadi has moved to distance himself from a plot to discredit late struggle hero Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

AS IT HAPPENED: Investigations into Winnie 'took place at behest of Tony Leon' - Mufamadi

2018-04-16 11:00

Former safety and security minister Sydney Mufamadi, in response to claims in a documentary that he was behind a probe into Winnie Madikizela-Mandela aimed at discrediting her, has reiterated it was Tony Leon who was behind the reopening of the investigation.

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