Cele axed, new police chief appointed
General Bheki Cele has been dismissed as national police chief, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday.
"I have decided to release General Cele from his duties," Zuma told reporters in Pretoria.
The new national police commissioner is Mangwashi Victoria Phiyega, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday.
"It is my pleasure to announce the new National Police Commissioner today who takes office with immediate effect.
"She is Ms Mangwashi Victoria Phiyega, who is currently the chairperson of the Presidential Review Committee on State Owned Enterprises and the Deputy Chairperson of the Independent Commission on the Remuneration of Office Bearers," he told reporters in Pretoria.