The government moved to reassure the country that there was nothing sinister in chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng’s decision to take an extended break that has effectively ended his time as SA’s top judge.

The changing of the guard at the court was not political, and had nothing to do with the justices considering whether former president Jacob Zuma should be found guilty of contempt of court and be jailed, justice minister Ronald Lamola told Business Day...

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