Zuma appoints ConCourt judge

2013-04-15 16:06

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Mbuyiseli Madlanga, SC, a Constitutional Court judge, the presidency has said.

“I congratulate advocate Madlanga, SC, on this appointment and wish him all the best in this new role of promoting constitutional justice in our country,” Zuma was quoted as saying today.

“We also acknowledge and thank all the highly capably candidates who were shortlisted for this position.”

The appointment would take effect from August 1.

Madlanga is currently an evidence leader at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry, which is investigating the deaths of 44 people during wage-related protests in Marikana, North West.

He was also the evidence leader in the inquiry into former national police commissioner Bheki Cele’s fitness to hold office.

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