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‘Fraser vs Nxele’ heads back to court

The controversial KwaZulu-Natal corrections head has again been suspended by the former spy boss

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

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