For the first time in SA, the majority of justice portfolio members have recommended that two judges — Western Cape High Court judge president John Hlophe and retired judge Nkola Motata — be removed as judges.

Parliament is likely to vote in 2024 and if two-thirds of the National Assembly agrees the two will be removed in what would be a historic event that could have a lasting impact on the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary...

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