Johannesburg – Newly appointed Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has been acting in the chief justice position since the departure of Mogoeng mogoeng.
Supreme Court of Appeals (SCA) President Mandisa Maya was the sole candidate recommended by the Judicial Service Commission.
Despite this and in making the appointment, Ramaphosa said he has confidence in Zondo. He said heintends tp nominate Justice Mandisa Maya to succeed him.
JSC spokesperson Advocate Dali Mpofu said as the JSC they note and welcome the decision by President Cyril Ramaphosa to appoint Justice Raymond Zondo.
He said, as Zondo has been acting in the position for just over a years, this means there will be continuity in the office of the Chief justice.