Zuma appoints new judges

2016-06-08 13:34

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Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma has appointed new judges to the Supreme Court of Appeal and various high courts.

The appointments were made on advice of the Judicial Service Commission.

They are:

- Baratang Constance Mocumie as a Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeal, Bloemfontein; 

- Christiaan Hendrik Gert van der Merwe as a Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeal;

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

- Fikile Eunice Mokgohloa as Deputy Judge President of the Limpopo Division of the High Court, Polokwane;

- 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;

- Lister Gcinikaya Nuku as a Judge of the Western Cape Division of the High Court.

All appointments are effective July 1.

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