Parliament considers next move after damning ruling against Judge President John Hlophe

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National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
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National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has received a report from acting Deputy Chief Justice Sisi Khampepe, on the Judicial Service Commission’s damning ruling against Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe.

The commission ruled that Hlophe improperly attempted to influence justices Bess Nkabinde and Chris Jafta of the Constitutional Court to violate their oaths of office.

His conduct seriously threatened and interfered with the independence, impartiality, dignity, and effectiveness of the Constitutional Court, the JSC found.

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