Spy cables

 
Still fighting spy wars
Still fighting spy wars
The spy cables saga and its ramifications are replete with dramatic ironies. For one thing, it's ironic to see Julius Malema, who in a famous...
Radebe: Spy cables leak may put SA's security at risk
Radebe: Spy cables leak may put SA's security at risk
Cabinet has condemned the "illegal" leaking of South African intelligence documents from the former National Intelligence Agency and the South...
What the 'spy cables' taught us
What the 'spy cables' taught us
The documents reportedly leaked from the State Security Agency, and published by Al Jazeera this week, provided much insight into the workings of...
No James Bond glamour in espionage's new 'El Dorado'
No James Bond glamour in espionage's new 'El Dorado'
The man's behaviour was certainly odd. When driving, he would vary his car speed between 30km/h and 90km/h, pulling up occasionally by the side of...
No easy rest for spies as they ask: Whodunnit?
No easy rest for spies as they ask: Whodunnit?
Within the South African intelligence community – currently in the middle of a furious mole hunt – there are three leading theories for how a...
Open secrets of spies in our midst
Open secrets of spies in our midst
Less than a year into his portfolio, State Security Minister David Mahlobo has had a nightmare week. The release by Al Jazeera and the ...
[Video]Budget bloopers and shaky Schabir
[Video]Budget bloopers and shaky Schabir
South Africans had better pull themselves together, because sin tax is up again.
Editorial: Who, really, is security serving?
Editorial: Who, really, is security serving?
An Edward Snowden-style bombshell is still possible as Al Jazeera releases more South African spy cables over the weeks ahead. But this week's...
Greenpeace director not shocked by leaked intelligence on him
Greenpeace director not shocked by leaked intelligence on him
Greenpeace executive director Kumi Naidoo on Thursday said he was not shocked to learn that South Korea had asked for information on him and called...
SA spied on its government to get facts on Russian deal
SA spied on its government to get facts on Russian deal
South Africa's intelligence service relied on a spy "with direct access to the Russian government" to find out details of its own government’s...
State Security to probe intelligence leak
State Security to probe intelligence leak
"A full investigation has been launched into the purported leakage," he said in a statement.

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