New inspector-general of intelligence almost a done deal

On Tuesday 13 September 2022, the National Assembly (NA) approved the nomination of Imtiaz Ahmed Fazel as the new inspector-general of intelligence (IGI) of South Africa. In terms of Section 7(1) of the Intelligence Services Oversight Act, the Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence (JSCI) is mandated to recommend a candidate for approval by at least Read more >

Interviews begin for appointment of inspector-general of intelligence

Parliament has announced that next week, on 8 and 9 February 2022, its joint standing committee on intelligence (JSCI) will interview the 10 shortlisted candidates vying for the position of inspector-general of intelligence (IGI). Importantly, the media may attend the interviews at Parliament, and the public may follow them virtually through streaming on Parliament’s social Read more >