Spying

‘Sauce’ for the gander a disgrace to their gender

Anybody who has actually read the book will certainly know there is no attempt by me, or the publishers, to sell it as a sexed-up Jane Bond spy drama.

M&G reduces former spy to a vagina on legs

The greatest irony is that focusing on Forsyth's sex life did not highlight the terrible things she did as an apartheid-era spy.

Smutty take obscures the true role sex played

The way the M&G handled a review of apartheid spy Olivia Forsyth's book has triggered angry questions about patriarchal attitudes in the newsroom.

Israeli surveillance unit members ‘won’t spy on Palestinians’

Reserve soldiers in Israel's surveillance unit said they won't spy on Palestinians under occupation, drawing attention to the ethics of the practice.

How to perfect the fine art of spotting a bloody agent

Casual references to foreign powers and spies are unlikely to let up after Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Maphatsoe's slap-down.

Why is no one watching the watchmen?

A long-awaited report reveals SA spooks’ endless battles with funds, efficacy and independence

Brazil not considering asylum for Snowden

After Edward Snowden's open letter, Brazil says it's not considering granting asylum to him as the country has not received a formal request.

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.

Eskom apologises for spying on Greenpeace, Earthlife

Eskom has apologised for using a private security company at the Medupi power station in Limpopo to spy on environmental bodies.

Brazil spied on US, Iran, Iraq, Russia

Brazil, which hotly denounced US surveillance of its leaders, itself spied on US officials as well as on Russia, Iran and Iraq a decade ago.

Obama knew Merkel was being spied on, report

Barack Obama was personally informed of mobile phone tapping against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which may have begun as early as 2002.

Spy revelations poison the pond

The fallout from the Edward Snowden saga is starting to affect global trade relationships.

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs