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The secret ‘Warmonger’ at the SSA

A listening device acquired by the agency is at the centre of an alleged R600-million fraud operation

R600-million looted from spy agency

Fake invoices are alleged to have been used to siphon money from the State Security Agency but the acting director general refuses to comment

Munusamy denies spook claim

Responding to allegations made at the Zondo commission, the journalist says someone else paid off her car

SSA adviser calls suspension ‘purely malicious’

Bob Mhlanga, an adviser to the state security minister adviser questions why Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba suspended him, calling the move ‘malicious’

Letsatsi-Duba rubbishes Sunday Indy report denying spy claims

​State Security Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba's office has denied claims that she had lived a double life for a decade

Time running out for Parliament to deal with abuses at spy agency

A 100-page report details 'serious breaches of the Constitution, policy, law, regulations and directives' by the former president

Kasrils says he warned ANC about factions using spooks

The report, released on Saturday by President Cyril Ramaphosa, details how the intelligence services were used to advance Jacob Zuma's interests

Zuma used spooks to target Ramaphosa — report

According to the report, the SSA targeted Ramaphosa in the run-up to his becoming president of the ANC and then state president

Calls made for wrongdoing at SSA to be punished

A damning high-level review panel report on the SSA revealed there was "active monitoring" of a number of civil society organisations

JZ’s deal with apartheid spymaster

The State Security Agency is opposing a R24-million lawsuit brought by former apartheid spy boss Niel Barnard

Whistleblower on KZN violence demands bodyguards

Thabiso Zulu gave evidence at the Moerane commission of inquiry into the political killings in KwaZulu-Natal

No restraints on how state spies on internet use

Instead, the State Security Agency offers lame excuses for mass surveillance of South Africans

SARS investigator resigns amid probe into alleged misconduct

According to SARS insiders, Yegan Mundie resigned before an investigation into serious allegations of misconduct against him could be finalised

Journalist surveillance: Spooks are back in action

Right2Know report shows state surveillance of journalists is on the increase as corruption in government and private sector is uncovered

Ramaphosa launches high-level investigation into State Security Agency

The panel will assess the mandate, capacity and organisational integrity of the State Security Agency

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

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KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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