ConCourt Bench: Ramaphosa appoints judges Zukisa Tshiqi, Stevan Majiedt

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has made two new appointments to the Constitutional Court Bench – judges Zukisa Tshiqi and Stevan Majiedt – to fill vacancies which justices Dikgang Moseneke  (former deputy chief justice) and Bess Nkabinde left.

Tshiqi and Majiedt are expected to start on October 1. According to a statement from the Presidency, Ramaphosa appointed them from a list of five nominees the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) prepared after the commission conducted interviews in April 2019.

"The president has made these appointments after consulting the chief justice of the Republic of South Africa and the leaders of the parties represented in the National Assembly," read the statement, which was released on Wednesday.

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