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President Ramaphosa shortlisted four candidates for Chief Justice position. See who is also included

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has finally come to his decision of filling up the space of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng. President Cyril Ramaphosa has shortlisted four candidates for the position of Chief Justice.


President Cyril Ramaphosa has submitted the list of candidates to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) and leaders of political parties for consideration. The constitution requires the president to consult the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) on the appointment of the Chief justice who will take over.

President Cyril Ramaphosa shortlisted four candidates for the position which includes, the Constitutional court Justice, Mbuyiseli Madlanga. president of the Supreme Court of Appeals judges Mandisa Maya. Judge President of the Gauteng Division of High Court, Dunstan Mlambo, and the last one are Deputy Chief Justice, Raymond Mnyamazeli Mlungiso Zondo.

President Cyril Ramaphosa opened the nomination of the next Chief Justice to the public in September, Ramaphosa did that to promote transparency and enable public participation. This was ahead of Mogoeng Mogoeng's retirement last month.

This will be the first time in South Africa history that four Chief Justice candidates will be interviewed by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) for the position. Previously president usually nominated one person for the position.

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) 23 commissioners will now hold public interviews with judges Mandisa Maya, Deputy Chief Justice, Raymond Mnyamazeli Mlungiso Zondo, Dunstan Mlambo and Mbuyiseli Madlanga.

This time around president Cyril Ramaphosa gave four candidates a chance to prove themselves for this position. which brings us to the question of who is the right candidate for this position?. Who is suitable candidate for the position of Chief Justice?.

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