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Paris investigates leak purporting to show Egypt misused French intelligence

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France's armed forces minister called for an investigation on Monday after a report that secret French intelligence intended to track jihadist militants had been...

The Significance of moving State Intelligence into the Presidency

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Journalist at defenceWeb Guy Martin unpacks the significance of moving the State Intelligence Department into the Presidency and how the incoming Defence Minister Thandi...

Committee embarks on inquiry into intelligence services failures

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The san(JSCI) Chairperson Jerome Maake has recently received an approval from the Houses of Parliament to embark on an inquiry into allegations of intelligence...

Former top Ethiopian intelligence boss arrested

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Ethiopia's former deputy intelligence chief was arrested, Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye said, the latest move targeting security officials for human rights abuses...

Africa’s changing security situation is more work for Defence Intelligence

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Defence Intelligence, according to the latest Department of Defence (DoD) annual report, "remained true to its mandate conducting intelligence, counter-intelligence and collection...

US intelligence documents on Mandela made public

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Thousands of pages of US intelligence documents on Nelson Mandela were made public on Wednesday, showing Washington continued to monitor the South...

New Sudanese security chief

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The Sudanese president has replaced his head of security, state news agency SUNA reported, bringing back a senior official who helped launch...

New police, intelligence chiefs for Angola

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Angola President João Lourenço replaced the chief of police and the head of the intelligence service, state news agency Angop said, as...

Flaw in intelligence revealed by latest Somali blast

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The size and methods of the latest truck bombing in Mogadishu show international and Somali government efforts to stop the killings are...

Zuma names new Intelligence IG

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President Jacob Zuma this week announced the appointment of Dr Setlhomamaru Isaac Dintwe as Inspector-General of Intelligence. The announcement comes 10 days after...

US intel report – Putin directed cyber campaign to help Trump

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Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to help Republican Donald Trump's electoral chances by discrediting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016...

Denel partners with specialist geospatial intelligence operation

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Denel Integrated Systems and Maritime (DISM) has announced it will team up with geospatial technology company Hexagon Geospatial to develop defence and...

Social media in defence intelligence gathering

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Last year South African soldiers deployed in the DRC as part of MONUSCO came under fire from rebel groups they speedily resorted...

New GOC for Army Intelligence Formation

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Change of command parades are not an unusual occurrence in the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) but one scheduled for Potchefstroom...

Spies bid for new powers

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A draft Bill to be processed by Parliament this year will expand the ability of the state to "bug" citizens without a...

Stratfor: The covert intelligence war against Iran

There has been a lot of talk in the press lately about a "cold war" being waged by the United States, Israel...

Cwele: Info Bill brings crooked spooks to book

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Former apartheid security officials fabricated intelligence reports to get millions of rands from unsuspecting victims, Intelligence Minister Siyabonga Cwele says. "We have...

US military overwhelmed by surveillance data

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The United States is being overwhelmed by a rapidly growing amount of surveillance data, something that cannot be fixed by hiring more...

National Security Strategy cometh

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Minister of State Security Siyabonga Cwele says his ministry and department has made significant progress in finalising a National Security Strategy (NSS)...

SSA takes shape, legislation to follow

Minister of State Security Siyabonga Cwele says the State Security Bill that he promised last year, will reach Parliament this year. The...

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