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28 Jul 2011 20:22
Confused by the judicial crisis gripping South Africa? Not quite sure why Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo is stepping down? Here are the answers you've been seeking.
What exactly is the fuss about Chief Justice Sandile Ncgobo all about?
Who is Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo?
Ngcobo's shortened CV
Why is Ngcobo leaving the Constitutional Court?
What was the response to President Zuma's extension of Ngcobo's term of office?
What is this Parliamentary amendment Bill that was supposed to solve the problem?
Why didn't the Bill solve the problem?
Why did Ngcobo resign?
Was he saving his skin?
Why was the president criticised?
Does the court action continue?
Who will succeed Ngcobo as chief justice?
President Jacob Zuma has nominated Constitutional Court judge Mogoeng Mogoeng as the new Chief Justice. For more news on the controversy surrounding the appointment click here.
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