Mandisa Maya

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Mandisa Muriel Lindelwa Maya Mlokoti
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Mandisa Maya in chambers, Bloemfontein in 2015
President of the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa
Assumed office
26 May 2017
Acting: October 2016 – 25 May 2017
DeputyJeremiah Shongwe (Acting)
Preceded byLex Mpati
Deputy President of the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa
In office
23 September 2015 – October 2016
Preceded byKenneth Mthiyane
Succeeded byJeremiah Shongwe (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1964-03-20) 20 March 1964 (age 55)
Tsolo, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Alma materDuke University
Georgetown University
University of Natal
University of Transkei
St. Johns College,Mthatha

Mandisa Muriel Lindelwa Maya (born March 20, 1964) is a South African jurist who has served as President of the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa (SCA) since 26 May 2017.[1][2][3] She had previously served as a judge in the Mthatha High Court, as a puisne judge of the SCA and as Deputy President of the SCA, as well as holding acting positions in various courts.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SCA Judges' CV". www.justice.gov.za. Retrieved 2017-04-03.
  2. ^ http://ewn.co.za/2017/05/26/justice-mandisa-maya-becomes-first-woman-to-occupy-president-of-sca-post
  3. ^ Digital, TMG (26 May 2017). "Judge Mandisa Maya is new president of the Supreme Court of Appeal". The Times. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  4. ^ Evans, Jenni (6 March 2017). "Judge Maya makes SCA history… again". News24. Retrieved 28 May 2017.