Ngcobo, new judges start work

2009-10-12 08:55

kalahari.com

Johannesburg - Judge Sandile Ngcobo starts his first day as Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court on Monday, alongside four new judges appointed by President Jacob Zuma at the weekend.

The new judges are: Sisi Sibongile Virginia Khampepe, Christopher Nyaole Jafta, Johan Coenraad Froneman and Mogoeng Thomas Reetsang Mogoeng.

The new appointees follow in the footsteps of outgoing Chief Justice Pius Langa, Judge Yvonne Mokgoro, Judge Kate O’Regan and Judge Albie Sachs.

"On the 1st of October 2009, President Zuma announced the appointment of Justice Sandile Ngcobo as the new Chief Justice of South Africa. Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo assumes office on Monday 12 October 2009," the presidency said.

"President Zuma wishes the newly appointed four judges a successful term in the Constitutional Court.

"The President also paid tribute to the four outgoing judges for their selfless contribution to the legal fraternity, the development of South Africa's constitutional democracy and the upholding of the rule of law."

The newly appointed judges also assume office on Monday.

- SAPA
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