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Judge Raymond Zondo told the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) that should he be appointed deputy chief justice‚ he would ensure that he remained humble. He was being interviewed by the JSC‚ chaired by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng‚ in Midrand on Monday‚ for the position of Mogoeng’s deputy. Zondo was nominated by President Jacob Zuma to fill the post left vacant by former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke. "If I am appointed‚ I will remember‚ as I have throughout my career‚ that I come from communities that are very poor. Just because at a certain stage I became a lawyer‚ a judge‚ judge president or justice of the Constitutional Court‚ it doesn’t mean I am no longer part of those people‚" said Zondo. "I should always remember that they are very important. If I am appointed as deputy chief justice‚ that will always continue to be my attitude‚" he said‚ adding that "we shouldn’t behave as if we are gods". Zondo is a judge in the Constitutional Court, and has about 20 years of jud...

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