Why the Judicial Service Commission has not recommended to Ramaphosa that Hlophe be suspended

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John Hlophe.
John Hlophe.
Felix Dlangamandla, Netwerk24

Despite facing impeachment, Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe would continue to act as the Western Cape's most powerful judge - possibly for years to come.

That's because the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) had committed to not recommend to President Cyril Ramaphosa that Hlophe be suspended, until his major court challenge against the gross misconduct finding against him was finalised.

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