The public interviews of the shortlisted nominees for the position of Chief Justice of South Africa, took place from 1 – 4 February 2022.
Four exceptional candidates were interviewed: Constitutional Court Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga, President of the Supreme Court of Appeals Mandisa Maya, Gauteng Judge President Dunstan Mlambo, and Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo. One candidate per day.
Wednesday 2 February 2022: President of the Supreme Court of Appeals Mandisa Maya – click to read transcript
Related reading: The crucial role of the Chief Justice.
Why is the position of Chief Justice is so important? What does the role involve, and why do we spend so much time talking about what the Chief Justice says and does?