Union to engage with SABC board regarding SSA plans

The Communications Workers Union (CWU) at the SABC says it will meet with the public broadcaster’s board this week to discuss the company’s alleged plans to use the help of the State Security Agency (SSA) to protect confidential company information. Earlier, the SABC rejected the Sunday Times’ article’s claim that[…]

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BDS SA calls for investigation into Mossad activity

Boycotts Divestment and Sanctions South Africa (BDS SA) has released a statement expressing deep concern around Israeli intelligence agency, Mossad’s war against the BDS movement internationally. BDS SA has indicated that it will be approaching the Ministry of State Security (SSA) to investigate the matter, as BDS SA believes the[…]

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Pauw says more on Zuma and SSA could be revealed

Investigative journalist Jacques Pauw says he has been given new information about alleged payments to President Jacob Zuma and corruption at the State Security Agency. Pauw said his revelations about SSA corruption in the best-selling book The President’s Keepers appeared to be “just the tip of the iceberg”. In the[…]

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Madonsela spy claims to be probed: SSA

Allegations of espionage against Public Protector Thuli Madonsela and certain political leaders made on social media will be investigated, the state security department said on Thursday. “A search conducted on these allegations made, led government to the following website:, including other social media platforms,” spokesman Brian Dube said in[…]

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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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Spy Leaks not all bad

OPINION by Andriques Che Petersen In the year 2015, where one can find out what their favourite celebrity had for lunch yesterday just by entering a simple Google search, we were shocked this week to hear that our government had been spying on others and keeping tabs on other governments[…]

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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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