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04 April 2017 3:30 PM Racial tension, lack of collegiality rife at Supreme Court of Appeal, JSC hears

As a young judge acting in the Supreme Court of Appeal, Justice Leona Theron’s first feeling was one of inadequacy, she told the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) on Tuesday. Theron was one of five candidates to be interviewed for a vacancy in the Constitutional Court. But, with four of the five candidates currently serving at the Supreme Court of Appeal 19

04 April 2017 6:12 AM Judge Mandisa Maya tipped to be first female president of the SCA

Mandisa Maya‚ 53‚ is well on her way to making history as the first female president of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA). The Judicial Service Commission has recommended that President Jacob Zuma appoint her to the post. After several appearances before the JSC‚ Maya‚ who has been a judge since she was 35‚ appeared confident and composed throughout 38

03 April 2017 8:35 PM Gender transformation in spotlight at JSC

Johannesburg – Women need to take on leadership roles in the judiciary, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said on Monday. More needed to be done to fast-track gender transformation, he said on the first day of interviews for new judges. Mogoeng is chair of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). The first round of interviews was focused on positions for the deputy 22

03 April 2017 7:12 PM JSC recommends Zondo, Maya for Supreme Court of Appeal posts

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) announced on Monday night that it would recommend to President Jacob Zuma that Justice Raymond Zondo is suitable to be deputy chief justice and that Justice Mandisa Maya is suitable to be president of the Supreme Court of Appeal. The decisions were expected — both were the only candidates nominated for the posts 20

06 March 2017 11:40 AM Judge Maya makes SCA history… again

Cape Town – Judge Mandisa Maya will be South Africa's first female president of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) after Monday's announcement that President Jacob Zuma had nominated her for the post. Maya was deputy president of the court – also the first female to hold that position – and officially replaces Judge Lex Mpati who retired in 2016. "President 17

06 March 2017 11:26 AM Mandisa Maya nominated by Zuma to as Supreme Court president

Maya’s nomination first has to be approved by the Judicial Service Commission. Justice Mandisa Muriel Maya has been nominated by President Jacob Zuma as president of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA), a statement from the Presidency said. Current SCA president Lex Mpati retires in May this year. Maya was appointed as Mpati’s deputy in 2015. “She was appointed 15

28 February 2017 12:24 PM White Eastern Cape farmer awarded R15m for land apartheid government forced him to sell

Although the courts had finally agreed that Ivor Phillips‚ 82‚ was forcibly dispossessed of his land without equitable compensation‚ an earlier settlement offer had been withdrawn on the basis that he was white. But following the latest ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein‚ the way has been paved for the Port Alfred retiree to be awarded 15

17 February 2017 5:29 AM Eyewitness News — Primedia, MMA write to SCA over audio cuts during #Sona2017

JOHANNESBURG – Parts of the audio feed from the National Assembly were cut off during last week’s State of the Nation Address (Sona). Last week’s address by President Jacob Zuma saw Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Members of Parliament (MPs) being violently evicted from the chamber after they claimed that Zuma was not a legitimate president because of the Nkandla 24

08 February 2017 6:06 AM SONA army deployment a ‘flagrant breach of the separation powers’

The deployment of almost 450 soldiers to Parliament ahead of President Jacob Zuma's state of the nation address on Thursday is a breach of the separation of powers‚ according constitutional law expert Pierre de Vos. He said: “In the wake of the decision of the president to deploy more than 400 soldiers to maintain law and order during the opening of Parliament 18

02 February 2017 5:17 AM Malema to Zuma: We’ll see you at Sona

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema is waiting for his chance to see President Jacob Zuma when he delivers the State of the Nation Address (Sona) on February 9 in Parliament. Since June, Malema has confidently said Zuma is planning to be president for a third term. The reason? To avoid a date with the court, Malema told the Mail & Guardian 20