Big Brother is listening – on your phone

We explore the capacity of the government to spy on the communications of individuals’ cellphones, landline phones and internet activities.

Guardian editor tells Parliament Snowden data is secure

Britain's Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has told Parliament that less than 1% of information leaked by Edward Snowden has been published.

Assange files charges against US spy

The WikiLeaks founder has filed charges in Germany claiming a US marine intelligence officer spied on him during a Berlin computer conference.

Bradley Manning: I’m sorry that my actions have hurt people

US Army private Bradley Manning has apologised for leaking secret intelligence files to WikiLeaks that allegedly harmed his country and others.

Pimples: Snowden plays catch-me-if-you-can

Whistleblower Edward Snowden possesses the cunning skills needed to survive the world of espionage. But even America's most wanted needs an ally.

US wants Snowden arrested for espionage

US authorities have filed espionage charges against rogue intelligence technician Edward Snowden and have asked Hong Kong to detain him.

SA knew UK was spying on it in 2009

The South African government knew that British spooks were spying on it at the 2009 London G20 summit, say international relations sources.

Spy wars: South Africa is not innocent

Much like the US, South Africa spies on its own citizens illegally, and continues to do so despite knowing the spying cannot be justified.

Ten things about surveillance

The word comes from the French, meaning to look or watch over (veiller; to watch or keep watch, as in a sentry; sur: over or above)

Law cannot keep up with spying tech

Spying is said to be the world's second-oldest profession. Since it is covert by definition, it is used as a weapon against friends and allies.

Spying: SA’s outcry over spying rings hollow

Diplomatic traffic is fair game and not worth damaging relations over, personal data is not, says Richard Calland.

Weekend 101: Malema and the Proteas – epic failures

Julius Malema walks the lonely road to court, the Proteas take a lonely flight home and SA spooked by UK spies.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders