South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is considering appointing a career police officer as the next chief of the beleaguered SAPS. News24 reports that Ramaphosa is being lobbied by different factions in the ANC and his Police Minister Bheki Cele, with the following five people in the running: KwaZulu-Natal police boss Lieutenant-General Nhlanhla “Lucky” Mkhwanazi; Gauteng police boss Lieutenant-General Elias Mawela; Retired Lieutenant-General Gary Kruser; Lieutenant-General Fannie Masemola, the head of policing, and Lieutenant-General Liziwe Evelyn Ntshinga, head of crime detection and former Eastern Cape provincial police commissioner.