Editorials 17.3.2017 05:16 am

Chief Justice Mogoeng is a fearless protector of the law

His remarks on Dlamini’s ‘absolute incompetence’ in the face of the grants crisis are an example of Mogoeng being unbowed by any perceived influence.

There can surely be no one left in any doubt that, despite the initial misgivings about his appointment in September 2011, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng is very much his own man.

Chief Justice Mogoeng is a fearless protector of the law
Chief Justice Mogoeng is a fearless protector of the law

Chief Justice Mogoeng is a fearless protector of the law

His remarks on Dlamini’s ‘absolute incompetence’ in the face of the grants crisis are an example of Mogoeng being unbowed by any perceived influence.

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