Tag Archives: Judicial Service Commission

My Body Was Dying

  This week, former president Thabo Mbeki admitted to having co-authored the HIV-Aids denialist Castro Hlongwane booklet in his “Monday missives” – letters to South Africa which apparently seek to “set the record straight”. Mbeki also defended his denialist position, which hampered the roll-out of anti-retrovirals (ARVs) to ordinary South Africans and, is said to […]

Bebop on the Bench

  Could the JSC be ushering in a new era of inquisitiveness, modernism and improvisation?   The latest version of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) may not, quite yet, be the selection committee equivalent of Charlie Parker’s Beboppers, but there was a continued sense of the new when it gathered in Cape Town this week […]

Reflections on SA’s Constitutional Democracy

  This keynote address, “Reflections on South African Constitutional Democracy – Transition and Transformation” was given by Deputy Chief Justice  Dikgang Moseneke at the Mistra-Tmali-Unisa conference, 20 Years of Democracy: So Where To Now? on November 12, 2014.   Introduction and salutations I salute you all distinguished people of our great country. I am grateful to […]