SOUTH AFRICA APPOINTS AN INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF INTELLIGENCE

South African President Jacob Zuma has appointed Dr Setlomamari Isaac Dintwe as Inspector-General of Intelligence for a period of five years with effect from March 15, says the Presidency.

The Presidency on Monday announced that Dintwe was appointed under provisions of section 7 (1) of the Intelligence Services Oversight Act, 1994.

The Act provides that the President shall appoint an Inspector-General of Intelligence nominated by the Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence and approved by the National Assembly (lower House of Parliament) by a resolution supported by at least two thirds of its members.

“Dr Dintwe is currently employed by the University of South Africa as an Associate Professor of Forensic at College of Law, School of Criminal Justice. His nomination was approved by Parliament on 29 November, 2016,” said the Presidency in a statement.

President Zuma wished Dintwe all the best in his new responsibilities.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK