National Intelligence Agency

Gambia launches probe into ex-dictator’s abuse

The commission will hold witness hearings into Yahya Jammeh's 22-year era of oppression, opening the way to prosecuting those responsible

Spooks vet ANC candidates

Aspiring MPs fear state intelligence is being used to manipulate the list to retain Zuma loyalists.

Does Jo’burg need Pagad?

Pagad - which became notorious for violence in the 90s - says its attempts to help drug-affected communities in Jo'burg have been thwarted by police.

NIA boss ‘not aware that he’s resigned’

The director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Gibson Njenje, has been forced out of his post, Sunday newspapers reported.

Shout about the ‘Secrecy Bill’

The decision to force through anti-democratic secrecy laws marks a striking retreat from SA's post-1994 legislative tradition.

Intelligence boss Njenje could be on his way out

Rumours of a fallout between Gibson Njenje, Siyabonga Cwele and Jacob Zuma have sparked fears of the revival of a turf war within the NIA.

Spooks back to their old tricks

The wars that turned South Africa's intelligence services into a political battleground are over for now.

Zille maintains her calls were being monitored

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille insisted on Wednesday that her telephone calls were once being monitored by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).

NIA says it is not monitoring Zille’s calls

The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) on Wednesday denied it was monitoring Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's telephone calls.

Zuma’s new spy purge

President Jacob Zuma's purge of the security services has claimed its most strategic victim: Arthur Fraser, head of a powerful NIA division.

Mbeki mulls future of Scorpions

The "specialist nature" of the Scorpions might well be retained, wherever the unit is finally located, President Thabo Mbeki said on Sunday. He said the government remained firmly committed to ensuring South Africa's capacity to fight organised crime was enhanced, not reduced.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income