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Still fighting spy wars

The current Spy vs Spy farce summons a sense of déjà vu, with a CIA spook lurking in every nook.

Radebe: Spy cables leak may put SA’s security at risk

Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, has condemned the spy cables leak and welcomed the State Security Agency's investigation into the matter.

No James Bond glamour in espionage’s new ‘El Dorado’

There's nothing fancy about being a spy - in fact, one intelligence document warns that candidates should not be recruited if their motive is glamour.

What the ‘spy cables’ taught us

Spook action at a distance: From Mossad agents and jams to assassination plots and plagiarism.

Greenpeace director not shocked by leaked intelligence on him

"What hurts is that my government might have been engaging in surveillance on me and may have shared that, upon request, with South Korea," he said.

State Security to probe intelligence leak

An investigation into the leaking of classified security documents by broadcaster Al Jazeera is under way, says State Security Minister David Mahlobo.

No easy rest for spies as they ask: Whodunnit?

The leaked 'spy cables' published this week have SA's intelligence community tying itself in speculative knots.

Open secrets of spies in our midst

We're safe under the State Security Agency, but intelligence is lacking, says minister.

SA spied on its government to get facts on Russian deal

SA's intelligence service relied on a spy close to Russia to find out details about its own government's involvement in a $100-million satellite deal.

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The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address his fellow South Africans on developments in the risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of the coronavirus

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Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations