Order! Meet SA's new Justice Minister Ronald Lamola

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- news24.com | 10 months ago

Newly-appointed Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola could be described as the ANC's favourite comeback kid.

The qualified and accomplished lawyer is described by his peers as highly intelligent, humble, yet stubborn at times. Lamola’s failed attempt to secure the leadership of the ANC Youth League in 2015 following its disbandment resulted in the attorney going to ground.

He resurfaced as one of the very few voices in the ANC calling for then-president Jacob Zuma to step down, following the Constitutional Court judgment which found Zuma had violated the Constitution and his oath of office in the Nkandla saga, relating to non-security upgrades at his private home.

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