The boss of the priority crimes unit is confident that the law will protect its independence.
Richard Mdluli and Bheki Cele have become proxies in different ANC factions' battle for political control of key state security agencies.
Spy boss Richard Mdluli, whom Jacob Zuma "owes for his acquittal on rape charges", has emerged as part of a complex network "guarding" the president.
The Independent Complaints Directorate is investigating 51 cases against the disbanded Durban Organised Crime unit over death squad allegations.
A suspended top spook's 'sponsored' comeback pits spy vs spy in a dirty battle to gain the upper hand before the ANC elective conference in Mangaung.
The Hawks' crackdown on the police's crime intelligence division may have as much to do with political power struggles as alleged fraud.
The Hawks have assured the DA that they will investigating new allegations of bribery into the multi-billion rand arms deal, the party says.
It was not known why the probe into the arms deal was closed, as the Hawks failed to respond to queries from Scopa, the committee's chairperson says.
The DA will hand over a memorandum to Parliament's public accounts committee which raises questions about the decision to close the arms deal probe.
A 'poorly drafted' six-page document informed the decision to end the arms deal investigation.
Discovery of unrecorded post-mortem reports and allegations of police negligence and manipulation of crime figures raises alarm bells
Vuvu Vena wonders what the ANC now thinks democracy is.
Cosatu is upset about the arms-deal probe being scrapped, saying the flawed deal had made many rich on the sidelines, it was reported on Tuesday.
The arms deal investigation is dead. After a decade of investigators' blood, sweat and tears, Hawks boss Anwa Dramat has effectively buried the probe.
The head of the Hawks, Anwa Dramat, has questioned whether it is in SA's interest to pursue remaining investigations linked to the arms-deal scandal.
The launch of the Hawks was the start of a new era for the fight against crime, officials said on Monday.
South Africa's new Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations -- dubbed the Hawks -- was launched Gallagher Estate in Midrand on Monday.
New head of the police unit replacing the Scorpions, Anwa Dramat, on Tuesday vowed to “crush the backbone of organised crime".
Senior Western Cape policeman Anwa Dramat has been named head of the priority crime unit to succeed the Scorpions.