Mantashe said that Mogoeng's public talk about the Concourt's Nkandla judgment would provoke verbal attacks against the judiciary by politicians.
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng defied public misconceptions and won over his critics when he delivered the Constitutional Court's judgment on Nkandla.
"The president humbled himself and apologised to the nation," ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on Friday.
In today's Nkandla judgment delivered at the Con Court, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng gave President Jacob Zuma tips on how to be presidential.
The Mail & Guardian has tracked down the bizarre comments made by the president's staunchest defenders to explain his Nkandla 'fire pool'.
The ANC, Public Protector and various political figures responded the Constitutional Court's judgment on Thursday.
A list of key comments made by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng in his reading of the Nkandla judgment in the Constitutional Court.
In a unanimous Constitutional Court judgment, the Chief Justice said: "The president failed to uphold, defend and respect the Constitution."
When Zuma and Mogoeng discuss the roles of the executive and judiciary, will they stick to the script?
The shared goal is the greatest benefit to the greatest number of people, not individual advancement or subservience to one party's vision.
Rape accusations and CIA operatives: Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and three ConCourt judges appear to be the target of a smear campaign.
Financial independence still eludes the chief justice's office, but it will receive much-needed capacity in the form of more than 1 000 staff members.
Remembrances are pouring in for charismatic Inkatha Freedom Party MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini who has died after publicly battling lung cancer.
By provoking debate on his religion's relation to the law Mogoeng opens himself - and, by extension, his office - to criticism, debate and engagement.
Chief Justice Mogoeng responds to the outcry sparked by his comments about fusing law and religion, which is concerning as SA is a secular state.
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says he would not allow his faith to override his oath to uphold the Constitution.