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Mandisa Maya’s vision took her from humble beginnings to raising the bar

Judge Mandisa Maya, president of the Supreme Court of Appeal, became a household name during the notorious JSC hearings to find SA’s new chief justice in February. This week she was endorsed as the front-runner for deputy chief justice. Naledi Shange went to the Eastern Cape to speak to those who knew Maya in her youth. Masi Losi took the pictures.

26 June 2022 - 00:00

In the Eastern Cape village of Xugxwala near Mthatha, where judge Mandisa Maya was raised, her surname is synonymous with successful and highly educated individuals...

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