In a remarkably frank assessment of the performance of his justice & constitutional development department, minister Ronald Lamola has lamented that it is “worryingly on a continuous decline”.

He is looking to the appointment of a permanent director-general — hopefully by the end of the year — to add impetus to efforts to renew it. The matter is now with cabinet...

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