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Haywood Road residents appeal for privacy

Residents of Haywood Road, Crawford are engaging with the City of Cape Town on their water woes, but say they are still being “harassed” by the media and the public. An unidentified resident in Haywood road has been named as the top water user in the municipality in a list[…]

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SSA to probe leaks

South Africa’s State Security Agency (SSA) will investigate whether the information leaked in the recent Spy Cables was in fact that of the SSA, and if so, how such information was obtained and released. That was according to SSA spokesperson Brian Dube, after the intelligence agency was implicated in the[…]

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Muslim scholars dismiss Spy Cables

Various Muslim organizations are having their say in the fall out of this week’s spy cable leaks on Al Jazeera’s website. Some cables between South Africa’s State Security Agency and other international groups claim suspicion of terrorist camps and front entities for forwarding the Iranian revolutionary plan. But Maulana Shabbier[…]

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Spy Cables an ‘important act of journalism’: R2K

A systematic leaking of secret intelligence documents is making global headlines, detailing ‘unethical’ behavior by several spy agencies across the globe. The controversial ‘spy cables’ features documents from South Africa’s own State Security Agency (SSA) amongst others, highlighting secret and at times ‘dodgy’ interactions with a number of foreign agencies.[…]

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Cables reveal SA at odds with allies on al-Qaeda

Russian intelligence claimed in February 2011 that al-Qaeda had established a “marine unit” based in North Africa and planned to use speedboats as “floating bombs”, according to documents leaked to Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit. That was just one of dozens of alarmist cables sent by foreign intelligence agencies to their[…]

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‘Ex-Israeli agents’ threatened cyber attack on S Africa

A group claiming to be former agents of Israel’s Mossad threatened to unleash a devastating cyber attack on South Africa unless its government cracked down on the growing campaign to boycott Israel, according to intelligence documents leaked to Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit. According to the reports, then-Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan[…]

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Dlamini-Zuma assassination plot: Report

There was a plot to assassinate African Union Commission (AUC) chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma several days after she took up the post, Al-Jazeera has reported on its website. According to leaked secret intelligence documents posted on their site this week, Dlamini-Zuma allegedly faced “an eminent threat” to her life in Addis[…]

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SSA named in ‘Spy Cable’ reports

The South African Security Agency (SSA) allegedly spied on Iran, Al-Jazeera reported on its website. According to the report, Al-Jazeera was in possession of documents –mainly exchanges between the SSA and its counterparts around the world — showing South Africa was monitoring Iranian agents. Al-Jazeera stated that the South African[…]

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