Premier Dukwana Congratulates Justice Molemela on Her Appointment as President of the Supreme Court of Appeal

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Premier Dukwana Congratulates Justice Molemela on Her Appointment as President of the Supreme Court of Appeal

Free State Premier, Mxolisi Dukwana has congratulated Justice Mahube Betty Molemela, on her appointment as President of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA).

On Friday, 26 May 2023, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the appointment of the Free State  born  Justice Molemela as President of the Supreme  Court of Appeal.

President Ramaphosa said the appointment is in line with government’s transformation agenda.

“Justice Molemela’s appointment adds impetus to the continuing transformation of key institutions of our democracy, including the judiciary. Justice Molemela is an outstanding jurist who will play a critical role in entrenching justice for all South Africans,” President Ramaphosa said

 

Mahube Betty Molemela

Mahube Betty Molemela

During the course of her illustrious career, Justice Molemela made history by becoming the first woman to hold the position of Judge President of the High Court’s Free State Division.

Premier Dukwana said the appointment of Madam Justice Molemela demonstrated commitment on the part of governmemt, to transform society. Especially in the judiciary, in recognising  the role of women on the Bench.

“Premier Dukwana thus, on behalf of the people of the Free State, wishes to express his profound gratitude and respect, at the elevation of Justice Molemela, to the apex role of President of the SCA and believes strongly that, her role only serves to further strengthen the administration of justice in our country.” said Sello Dithebe (Premier’s Spokesperson)

 

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