Lesotho: Mahao Wins Judges’ Appointment Case

LAW and Justice Minister Professor Nqosa Mahao has won his constitutional application to stop former Acting Chief Justice ‘Maseforo Mahase and Attorney General Advocate Haae Phoofolo from recommending the appointment of five new High Court judges without the active participation and input of fellow members of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

Justice Mahase and Adv Phoofolo had met on 20 August 2020 in their capacity as JSC members and recommended that His Majesty King Letsie III appoints…

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