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).[1][2]

This restructing and integration of the disparate agencies is still ongoing Template:Asof. [3]

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.[4]

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