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Ali Baba and the forty spies

South Africa's worst intelligence breach has exposed cover-ups of the theft of military blueprints, attempted secret nuclear deals and the operation of extremist groups in the country...

By Shaun Smillie and Graeme Hosken 25 Feb 2015 12:15

Junior officials blamed for cellphone jamming

Ministers in the Cabinet's security cluster have blamed junior officials for last week's jamming of cellphone signals in the National Assembly, saying the executive was not involved at an operational level as this had been left to officials...

23 Feb 2015 10:23

SA must develop mechanisms to address cybercrime

A recent report has found that 73% of South Africans in 2013 were victims of cybercrime...

By Tayyibah Suliman and Mulalo Tshikovhele 23 Feb 2015 09:20

Threat to gag Sunday Times over hidden Swiss billions

Banking giant HSBC has threatened the Sunday Times for exposing the wealthy South Africans who stashed R23bn in secretive Swiss bank accounts, demanding all this data be 'destroyed'...

By Rob Rose and Tina Weavind 16 Feb 2015 06:26

SANDF to investigate reports of recruit abuse

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has warned that any form of abuse around military bases will not be tolerated...

6 Feb 2015 09:36

Legal Aid Act to come into effect in March

President Jacob Zuma has set 1 March as the date on which the Legal Aid South Africa Act will come into operation, says the Presidency...

6 Feb 2015 08:50

Botswana passes legislation to combat terrorism

The government of the Republic of Botswana has seen it fit to pass legislation which will provide measures to prevent and combat terrorism, provide for offences, including financing of terrorism...

By Thabiso T. Tafila 28 Jan 2015 07:05

90 looters to appear in court

At least 90 of the 178 arrested looters from Soweto and Kagiso are expected to appear in court this morning...

26 Jan 2015 12:01

New vehicles for Gauteng police

The 130 new police vehicles in Gauteng will improve service delivery, help police reach crime scenes and also help combat crime, says National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega...

24 Jan 2015 09:41

National key points - the list they didn't want you to see

NEWSWATCH: A bid by the SA History Archive (Saha) and Right2Know Campaign has paid off. Here's The List, reports Mail & Guardian...

23 Jan 2015 09:00

Confronting racism on the internet: A response to Nzimande

Minister of Higher Education and Communist Party chief Blade Nzimande is right to be concerned about hate speech and racism on the internet - but what is to be done about it?

By Anton Harber 8 Jan 2015 14:10

World's press condemns attack against Charlie Hebdo

WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum condemn yesterday's attack against French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo that has left 12 dead and at least four seriously wounded (Video)...

8 Jan 2015 07:40

Kadalie has harsh words for SA's leaders

NEWSWATCH: Rhoda Kadalie, well-known academic, has some harsh words for today's leaders of SA, reports Politicsweb...

7 Jan 2015 09:24

Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal

CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...

31 Dec 2014 10:11

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