Wanted: ‘senior corruption fighter’

2012-07-19 00:00

CAPE TOWN — Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s successor at Home Affairs must be a “senior corruption fighter” and politically linked, said Dirk Kotzé, a political analyst at Unisa.

Dlamini-Zuma will resign as Home Affairs minister to take up her new job as chairperson of the African Union Commission.

Under her leadership, the department last year received its first unqualified audit in several years.

Kotzé yesterday responded to a query, saying the new minister must be willing to continue modernising the department.

All departmental processes and applications had been digitised under Dlamini-Zuma’s rule.

Kotzé said the new minister should also have a measure of diplomatic knowledge as the department handled all the asylum applications from all over Africa.

The minister should thus maintain direct links with all his colleagues in other African states.

Kotzé said he did not expect that President Jacob Zuma would reshuffle his cabinet again when he announced the new minister.

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