South African Communist Party

11 March 2022 The South African Communist Party (SACP) welcomes the appointment of the new Chief Justice by President Cyril Ramaphosa. In terms of the powers and functions of the President as prescribed in the Constitution of the Republic, the President appointed Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo to serve as the new Chief Justice. Justice Zondo brings with him experience and continuity and his track record speaks for itself. This includes the sterling work he has done and standing for principle as the Chairperson of the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture and other forms of corruption. The SACP further welcomes the President’s intention to nominate the President of the Supreme Court of Appeal Mandisa Maya to serve as the new Deputy Chief Justice. Maya is bringing with her experience and capacity from the Supreme Court of Appeals, first and foremost. In addition, the decision will contribute to South Africa’s national imperative of transformation in gender relations, especially towards building equity in key centres of power and decision-making. ISSUED BY THE SOUTH AFRICAN COMMUNIST PARTY | SACP EST. 1921 AS THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF SOUTH AFRICA | CPSA   1921–2021: 100 YEARS OF UNBROKEN STRUGGLE PUT PEOPLE BEFORE PROFIT SOCIALISM IS THE FUTURE—BUILD IT NOW! Dr Alex Mohubetswane Mashilo SACP Central Committee Member: Media & Communications   FOR INTERVIEW ARRANGEMENTS, MEDIA LIAISON & CIRCULATION SERVICES Hlengiwe Nkonyane Communications Officer: Media Liaison, Multimedia & Digital Communications Platforms Co-ordinator Mobile: +27 79 384 6550 OFFICE & OTHER CONTACT DETAILS Office: +2711 339 3621/2 Twitter: SACP1921 Website: Facebook Page: South African Communist Party WELCOME TO THE SACP DONATION PAGE: PLEASE MAKE A CLEAN DONATION.

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