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JSC Recommends CUT Chancellor For Apppointment to the Constitutional Court

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On Wednesday the 14th April 2021 , the Judicial Services Commission has decided to recommend the following Judges Rammaka Mathopo, Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane, Jody Kollapen, Bashier Vally and Mahube Molemela for appointment to the Constitutional Court.

The JSC will be sending the list to President Cyril Ramaphosa, who now has to select two of the five candidates to fill two vacancies.

Free State was represented by Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) Chancellor Madam Justice Mahube Molemela. 

Justice Mahube Molemela was Born and bred in Bloemfontein. She attended Albert Moroka high school and continued her studies at the University of Fort Hare, the University of Johannesburg, and the University of Free State just to name a few.

Justice Molemela has been in the legal fraternity since 1987 . She made history when she was appointed as the first female Judge President in the Free State High Court. In 2018 she was appointed to the Supreme Court of Appeal. She has been serving at Supreme Court of Appeal for three years before then she served only three years as the Judge President of the Free State division of the High Court.

“The university is truly proud to be associated with Justice Molemela and is privileged to have her as our Chancellor. Born and raised in Bloemfontein, Madam Molemela has always been a proud Free Starter, with a good record of personal support to worthy causes in our communities. She continues to render such support through the position she holds in society, said CUT”

CUT further wishes Justice Molemela all the best for this opportunity, and look forward to her contribution to the expeditious administration of justice in the judiciary.



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