South Africa's judiciary is independent: Mogoeng

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Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has denied allegations that the judiciary is captured, as claimed by EFF leader Julius Malema last week after Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane lost a case against President Cyril Ramaphosa.

In an interview on eNCA on Wednesday morning, Mogoeng criticised Malema’s remarks and affirmed that the judiciary is independent. He urged that in order to fight corruption, South Africa would have to position itself.

“It must never matter who happens to be the president or who happens to occupy whatever position, when it comes to cases that come before courts,” Mogoeng said.

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