JOHANNESBURG – The South Africa (SA) Judiciary has announced the appointment of Deputy Chief Justice, Raymond Zondo as the acting Chief Justice. While Mongoeng Mongoeng still on long leave.
However, the sudden appointment of Zondo by president Cyril Ramaphosa raises concerns. Moreover, during these crisis with former president Jacob Zuma.
The division on social media is extreme, with claims that have been going on that Zondo want to be CJ.
Although, it was expected that he will have to take over Mongoeng while he is on leave, but sudden appointment raises a spake. It was said before that Zondo couldn’t be appointed as he was expected to focus on finishing work of commission.
This comes as Zuma is fighting to duck a prison. He is expected to hand himself on Sunday to Nkandla police station. Zuma’s supporters vows for war, should the former president be imprisoned.
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The African National Congress (ANC) delegated NEC members are expected to be in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday, to resolve Zuma matter. MK Veterans said that if they can arrest Zuma, the ANC will be in trouble of failure to protect Zuma as he has been a victim for over 20 years and more now.