Template:Infobox Government agency The State Security Agency is the department of the South African government with overall responsibility for civilian intelligence operations. It was created in 2009 to incorporate the formerly-separate National Intelligence Agency, South African Secret Service, South African National Academy of Intelligence, National Communications Centre and COMSEC (South Africa).
Political responsibility for the agency lies with the Minister of State Security; Template:Asof this is Siyabonga Cwele. The agency is headed by a Director-General; Template:Asof this is Mzuvukile Jeff Maqetuka. In the 2010/11 national budget, the secret services received a total transfer of 3,052.2 million rand.
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- "Intelligence body restructured". SAPA. 2 October 2009. http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/Politics/Intelligence-body-restructured-20091002. Retrieved 3 September 2010.
- http://www.ssa.gov.za/SSA-web-About%20SSA.html About SSA
- "State Security Agency restructuring going well – Cwele". SAPA. 2 June 2011. http://www.citypress.co.za/SouthAfrica/News/State-Security-Agency-restructuring-going-well-Cwele-20110602. Retrieved 11 September 2011.
- "Vote 9: National Treasury". Estimates of National Expenditure 2010. Pretoria: National Treasury. 17 February 2010. p. 157. ISBN 978-0-621-39079-7. http://www.treasury.gov.za/documents/national%20budget/2010/ene/vote09.pdf. Retrieved 30 August 2010.