South Africa's Zuma nominates new president for Supreme Court of Appeal

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Posted: Mar 06, 2017 6:49 AM

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has nominated Mandisa Maya as president of the Supreme Court of Appeal, his office said on Monday.

"Justice Maya will fill the vacancy that has occurred following the discharge from active service of Justice Lex Mpati," Zuma said in a statement.

The Supreme Court of Appeal is the nation's highest court in non-constitutional matters.

(Reporting by TJ Strydom; Editing Tiisetso Motsoeneng)