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John Hlophe (Yahya John Mandlakayise Hlophe)

Date of Birth: 1 January 1959
Place of Birth: Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal


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The battle over the bench

It has taken 13 years for the Judicial Conduct Tribunal of the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) to recommend the impeachment of Western Cape Judge President Justice John Hlophe for gross misconduct and violation of the constitution which he swore to uphold (AC Vol 62 No 7 Ramaphosa rallies ANC against the Zuma-Magashule axis)...


Ramaphosa rallies ANC against the Zuma-Magashule axis

Apart from his political opponents Ramaphosa is being increasingly hobbled in achieving his goals by John Hlophe who as Judge President of the Western Cape presides over key trials and has a major say in allocating and transferring judges...


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Judicial system faces its own trial

More momentous is the case of Justice John Hlophe Judge President of the Western Cape who has just acquitted ANC MP Bongani Bongo another close ally of Zuma and Magashule of corruption charges...

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So far, so Zuma

One of Zuma's close allies Judge John Hlophe Western Cape Judge-President is embroiled in a controversy with the 13 Constitutional Court judges who allege that he improperly attempted to influence them to rule in favour of Zuma when the president brought the case to the court relating to the constitutionality of the raids by the defunct Scorpions investigative unit on his residence...


Zuma versus the law

His preference is for his ally Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe who has been accused of improperly trying to influence judges to vote in favour of Zuma...


Blame the judges

The Chief Justice Pius Langa has told the Judicial Service Commission that the Judge President of the Cape John Hlophe had attempted to influence his colleagues Judge Bess Nkabinde and Acting Judge Chris Jafta in favour of Zuma...


Judges of the Constitutional Court

She has been under political pressure not to lodge a formal complaint against the Cape Judge President John Hlophe who is accused of trying to influence her in favour of Zuma...


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