Many people were advocating for president of the Republic of South Africa and African National Congress as the ruling party, to appoint Justice Mandisa Maya to be the new Chief Justice of the republic of South Africa. This was following the end of the term in office of the former Chief Justice of the republic of South Africa, Justice Mogoeng-Mogoeng.
Last week President Cyril Ramaphosa made headlines when he appointed Justice Raymond Zondo as the country's new Chief Justice. Zondo's appointment sparked controversy as some people, EFF members were hopeful that the country was going to have a female Chief Justice. EFF Leader, Julius Malema was so convinced that Justice Mandisa Maya was going to walk away with the position.
Today marks four days left for Advocate Raymond Zondo as the acting and deputy Chief justice of the Republic of South Africa. On the 31st of this month, (MARCH) 2020, Advocate Raymond Zondo is expected to vacate the office of deputy Chief justice office. Good news is that, on the 1st of the April 2022 he will be taking over the office of Chief Justice of the republic of South Africa as the new chief justice of the country.
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One thing that many people were saying was that Justice Mandisa Maya should become Chief Justice of the Republic of South Africa. The African National Congress, which is in charge, should make her that way, too! During this time, the term of the former Chief Justice of South Africa, Justice Mogoeng-Mogoeng, had come to an end.
The whole of past week, all eyes of South Africans were glued on television screens and gadgets, watching the Chief Justice interviews. Four candidates whom president sent to Judiciary Service Commission to be interviewed, were given a day each for interview. On Friday, the last candidate whom was acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo got interviewed and it was tense inside the house.
President Cyril Ramaphosa made news last week when he named Justice Raymond Zondo as the new Chief Justice of South Africa. Zondo's appointment aroused debate since some people, including EFF members, had hoped for a female Chief Justice. Julius Malema, the EFF's leader, was sure that Justice Mandisa Maya would win the seat.
Numerous people wished for President of the Republic of South Africa and leader of the African National Congress, Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa, to nominate Justice Mandisa Maya to be the next chief justice of the Republic of South Africa following the expiration of the term of former Chief Justice Mogoeng-Mogoeng, who served for a period of eight years.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a list of 8 nominees for the position of Chief Justice. The announcement comes after Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe was been asked to consider taking over from Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng by the members of the Black Lawyers Association. The candidates were chosen after President Cyril Ramaphosa opened the nomination of South Africa's next chief justice to the public and a panel of experts has made a recommendation to the president endorsing the list.