New appointment: Inspector-General of Intelligence

Monday, March 13, 2017

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has appointed Dr Setlomamari Isaac Dintwe as the Inspector-General of Intelligence for a period of five years with effect from this coming Wednesday, says the Presidency.

The Presidency on Monday said Dintwe was appointed in terms 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 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.

President Zuma has wished Dintwe all the best in his new responsibilities. - SAnews.gov.za

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