Zuma Announces South Africa’s New Judges

Jacob Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has announced the appointment of several new judges to the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein and various high courts across the country on the advice of the Judicial Service Commission.

The new judges – whose effective date of appointment is July 1‚ and who all are filling existing vacancies – are:

– Justice Baratang Constance Mocumie as a Judge of the SCA;

– Justice Christiaan Hendrik Gert van der Merwe as a Judge of the SCA;

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– Justice Mjabuliseni Isaac Madondo as Deputy Judge President of the KwaZulu-Natal Division of the High Court‚ Pietermaritzburg;

– Justice Fikile Eunice Mokgohloa as Deputy Judge President of the Limpopo Division of the High Court‚ Polokwane;

– Justice Patricia Lynette Goliath as Deputy Judge President of the Western Cape Division of the High Court‚ Cape Town;

– Advocate Richard William Neville Brooks SC as a Judge of the Eastern Cape Local Division of the High Court‚ Mthatha;

– Advocate Pieter Cornelius Bezuidenhout as a Judge of the KwaZulu-Natal Division of the High Court‚ Pietermaritzburg;

– Mokgere Busisiwe Shareen Masipa as a Judge of the KwaZulu-Natal Local Division of the High Court‚ Durban;

– Advocate Gerrit Cornelius Muller SC as a Judge of the Limpopo Division of the High Court‚ Polokwane;

– Moletje George Phatudi as a Judge of the Limpopo Division of the High Court‚ Polokwane; and

– Lister Gcinikaya Nuku as a Judge of the Western Cape Division of the High Court‚ Cape Town.

 

Source: Herald Live

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