Ramaphosa fills senior positions in SSA, NPA

South Africa

Johannesburg President Cyril Ramaphosa has made several key appointments in the State Security Agency and the National Prosecuting Authority.

Ambassador Thembisile Majola is the new Director-General of the State Security Agency.

Majola is a former Deputy Energy Minister and was South Africa’s ambassador to Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde, Gambia and Guinea-Bissau.

Meanwhile, Andrea Johnson is the new Head of the NPA’s Investigative Directorate.

She replaces advocate Hermione Cronje who resigned last year.

Johnson was involved in a number of high-profile prosecutions, including that of Oscar Pistorius, Brett Kebble, and former commissioner Jackie Selebi.

The president also appointed Directors of Public Prosecution in the Bloemfontein, Mahikeng and Cape Town High Courts.

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