Tuesday, June 12, 2012

South Africa’s First Female National Police Commissioner

Mangwashi Victoria Phiyega, the new police commissioner. Photo: Elmond Jiyane
Picture sourced from: www.thenewage.co.za

President Zuma has today appointed a businesswoman, Mangwashi Victoria Phiyega, as the new National Police Commissioner, after finally giving the previous suspended Commissioner, Bheki Cele, the boot. Cele was suspended in October last year amid controversy over two shady lease deals, one for police headquarters in Pretoria and another in Durban.

Phiyega is not only the country’s first female National Police Commissioner, but also the first Police Commissioner with ZERO experience in law enforcement. She may have exceptional management skills and qualifications related to the fields of Business Administration and Social Sciences, but unfortunately that’s not good enough for a prime leadership position in an embattled Police Force with criminal elements hiding inside the ranks, in a country with one of the highest crime rates in the world.

The preferred system in most civilized countries is that the appointed Commissioner must also be a career police officer. It makes logical sense to follow that practice, but I suppose the disappointing failures of the previous two Commissioners, Jackie Selebi and Bheki Cele, will probably be used as the rationale for breaking away from well-established ‘normal’ customs.

My hunch is that the ANC government’s sinister objectives are the reason why they don’t want straight-thinking no-nonsense leaders running the Police Force in this country. Zuma could have made his choice from hundreds of highly qualified senior officers, but -- as I’ve stated before on this blog -- the Police Force is the last place where these comrades need competent, stable and experienced managers sitting in high places, because communists aren’t too fond of managers who do their jobs too well.

For interest sake and for those who don’t this, Bheki Cele’s troubles started soon after he started eradicating criminal elements inside the Police Force. By May 2010 more than 10,000 police officers were behind bars. Source

Now they’ve given the job to someone with limited experience as a social worker. Social workers normally have an inclination to show a sympathetic attitude towards criminals (the last thing this country needs… Socialism!)... It’s like asking a qualified car mechanic to do a heart-transplant operation.

Good luck General Phiyega!


Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

What a bloody joke, I say it again, what a bloody joke, baboons the lot of them, sorry to insult the intelligence and morals of the baboons.Failed state and banana republic here we come at a hell of a speed. Heard Cele's interview 0n702 a few minures ago, the general clown, and now the fat ugly nanny or should I say General Nanny in charge. If there is a God, God help us.

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Thoroughly enjoy your site.Keep UP the good work and please do not get discougaged. Hope that your health is back to where you want it to be. My mother was a school teacher for 35 years and has good health insurance{medical aid}hope that yours is the same after 25 years with SAP.
Have been unabel to link to Mike Smith.Problems again??

Tia Mysoa said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Correcting a misunderstanding…

In the third paragraph
of this posting I mentioned that, “the disappointing failures of the previous two Commissioners, Jackie Selebi and Bheki Cele, will probably be used as the rationale for breaking away from well-established ‘normal’ customs.”

Considering that BOTH Selebi and Cele, the two previous Commissioners, were not career police officers either, I should perhaps have clarified exactly was meant with “normal customs”.

I’ll try doing so in as few words as possible…

The normal (and most efficient) customs were practiced in the old apartheid Police Force and continues to be practised in some western countries. The ANC will never admit this and will do whatever it takes to prove that the Communist-Socialist way of doing things will eventually outperform the Western-Christian way of doing things. They will obviously allways find a valid excuse whenever their grand plans fail.

The “breaking away from well-established ‘normal’ customs” is also a reference to the fact that the current ANC government has finally broken away from appointing old ANC comrades in senior positions. Both Cele and Selebi had high-profile strong ties with the ANC in their past, while the newly appointed Commissioner has none.

Tia Mysoa said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

@Anon (7:20 PM)Thank you!

Mike has taken a break (I think), and will probably be back in a week or two.

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

In other word, if I may continue from your last paragraph above, Cele and Selebi stuffed up, so now the bullies picked (on) a woman who can not, better not, and must not stuff up.

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Let us hope she is in noooo way related to bubbles mpondo...

I quote from http://squirreltales101.blogspot.co.nz/2007_12_01_archive.html

"So one can just picture the scene at this training session gone wrong: Platneus Bubbles Mpondo and her spearchucking comrades gazing with bovine incomprehension at this deadly piece of White Man's Magic, nodding mechanically at the words of the white instructor as he drones on. Finally, Platneus Bubbles is ordered to give it a shot, so she laboriously removes the Piece of pink Chappies chewing gum she'd been masticating on for the past two days, and heaves her portly black ass onto the operator seat.

Squeezing the hair trigger of this formidable weapon is quite unlike squeezing the trigger of the Windolene squirt bottle Platneus Bubbles is so much more accustomed to, so the ferocity of what happens next, causes our bewildered sheboon to lapse into mortified petrification: like an unattended hose pipe at full blast, the gun is now firing wildly, spinning round and round while the barrels traverse up and down, spraying its deadly explosive shells into the HIV-positive carcasses of the assembled "soldiers" who didn't even have time to remove their index fingers from their flaring nostrils, let alone dive to cover. Out of the 27 assembled, only three got away.

Most incredibly, a wide-eyed platneus Bubbles is refusing to let go of the trigger, almost like a monkey with its hand in a monkey trap. (A monkey trap is a container filled with nuts and seeds, and an opening just big enough for a monkey to push its hand through. Once it's reached through and grabbed a fist-full, the monkey cannot remove its hand unless it lets go of the contents of its fist, and is thus trapped as it is too stupid and panic-stricken to release its fist). The carnage finally came to an end only when the gun ran out of ammo..."


Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

@Anonymous people give the lady a chance this might what south qafrica need , qualifications or not she might do a beter jod

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