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‘Nobody is going to force me out of office’: Hero’s welcome for Hlophe at unsanctioned guest lecture

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Judge President John Hlophe chats to a student after his guest lecture at UWC. (Photo: Tammy Petersen, News24)
Judge President John Hlophe chats to a student after his guest lecture at UWC. (Photo: Tammy Petersen, News24)

Calling himself the "Chief Justice this country never had and never will", Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe received a hero’s welcome on Tuesday when he addressed law students at the University of the Western Cape.

He said he would vacate his seat in the Western Cape High Court on his own terms.

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