/ 9 February 2022

Ramaphosa walked into a ‘political ambush’ on chief justice appointment

On the fence: Cyril Ramaphosa says a state capture inquiry should simultaneously be broad and focused. Lulama Zenzile/Die Burger/Gallo
President Cyril Ramaphosa. (Lulama Zenzile/Die Burger/Gallo)
The JSC exceeded its mandate to place the president in a corner in which exercising his wide powers to select the next chief justice have become fettered by popular concerns

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