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Corruption cloud over SecDef’s head from her stint at SSA

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Allegations of fraud and corruption involving over R110 million naming current Secretary for Defence Gladys Kudjoe while she held a senior position at the...

Majola named State Security Agency D-G

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The State Security Agency (SSA) has a new director-general. She is Thembisile Majola. Her appointment becomes effective today (1 March) and was announced by President...

SA’s safety and security machinery will be restored – Security Cluster

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Thandi Modise along with Police Minister Bheki Cele said at the weekend Cabinet’s security cluster was “committed to restoring...

State Security focused on ‘executing its lawful mandate’

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The State Security Agency (SSA) has dismissed claims that it has roped in retired members to assist in foreign operations. This after media reports said...

McBride suspended as SSA foreign branch head

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Robert McBride, head of the foreign branch of the State Security Agency (SSA), has been suspended prompting the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) shadow minster for...

State Security Agency called to recommit to serving SA

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on the State Security Agency (SSA) to recommit itself to serving the people of South Africa and adhering to...

SA youth enticed into intelligence field

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The State Security Agency is on a drive to attract South Africa's youth into the intelligence community. As part of the Youth Month...

SAAF 95 must be properly commemorated

This year the South African Air Force (SAAF) marks its 95th anniversary and indications are the event will pass with an absolute...

SA Govt to finalise cyber security policy

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Government's State Security Agency (SSA) has promised to "move with speed" to finalise the national cyber security policy in the coming financial...

Foreign spy agencies unlikely to trust SA intelligence community after Spy...

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The South African intelligence community is worried that that no foreign services will trust them with sensitive information again because of the...

ISS: Spy cables – supping with the devil

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South Africa's secret service, the State Security Agency (SSA), has been caught with its pants down (to the great amusement of the...

Laptop thieves reportedly crack state security

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Thieves broke into a Pretoria complex housing intelligence minister Siyabonga Cwele's offices and made off with laptops containing sensitive information the Sunday...

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...

“Ousted” Shaik may get R5 million sweetener

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Mo Shaik, the head of the South African Secret Service, is being pushed to quit, with negotiations over a potential R5 million...

Mo Shaik likely to follow Maqetuka’s exit

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Mo Shaik, the head of the South African Secret Service, is on his way out following the resignation of the director general...

Cabinet approves General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill

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Cabinet has approved the introduction of the General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill, 2011, in Parliament. The amendment seeks to contribute to national...

Shaik, Magetuka not leaving State Security

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The departure of Mo Shaik and Ambassador Jeff Maqetuka from the Department of State Security have been dismissed as rumours. In a...

Security ministry silent over top spooks

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The Ministry of State Security says it will not yet comment on Sunday press reports that minister Siyabonga Cwele has asked the...

Ackerman: Secrecy Bill will hit business

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The controversial Protection of Information bill will have a direct impact on foreign investment in South Africa, Pick n Pay chairman Gareth...

No discernible threats to our constitutional order: Cwele

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Minister of State Security Siyabonga Cwele says South Africa "is prospering, stable and secure". Giving his annual budget vote – the only insight...

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