South Africa: Judicial Commission Begins Interviews for Sixth Chief Justice

South Africa’s Judicial Commission Begins interviews for Sixth Chief Justice. (News Central TV)

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) of South Africa will on Tuesday morning commence interviews for the position of the country’s new Chief Justice.

Former Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng retired in October last year, after a non-renewal tenure.

Four candidates were shortlisted to serve at the helm of the highest court in the country. The interview will run from February 1 through February 4.

Mogoeng Mogoeng retired in October last year, after a non-renewal tenure

In an unprecedented move, President Cyril Ramaphosa called on the public to nominate candidates for the hallowed position. Last year, an independent panel vetted the 500 nominations and listed eight candidates.

This was submitted to the President who shortlisted four candidates who will now be interviewed. Constitutional Court Judge Mbuyiseli Madlanga is the first to be interviewed in Sandton on Tuesday morning.

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The other three senior judges are Gauteng High Court Judge President Dunstan Mlambo, Supreme Court of Appeal President Mandisa Maya, and Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.

Deputy President of the Supreme Court of Appeal Xola Petse will preside over proceedings.

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