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Serving the Concourt is a daunting task - Judge Nonkosi Mhlantla

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Judge Nonkosi Mhlantla as a judge to the Constitutional Court, bringing the number of female judges on the bench to three.

Port Elizabeth-born, Judge Mhlantla is the most senior of the four Constitutional Court candidates and was appointed as a judge of the high court in 2002.

Mhlantla was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of Appeal in 2008 and acted in the Constitutional Court from January to December 2013.

John Robbie on Tuesday spoke to Judge Mhlantla about her new role and the struggle for gender representation in the highest court of the land.

Listen to the conversation below:

It's a daunting task... yesterday I was shocked and excited. I'm going to be serving the highest court in the land.

Judge Nonkosi Mhlantla

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