Star lawyer behind legal bid to force Ramaphosa government to end power cuts

Advocate Dali Mpofu (L) reacts as he chats to Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi during court hearing arguments on a report into allegations of political interference by wealthy friends of President Jacob Zuma, at the North Gauteng High Court, in Pretoria, South Africa, 2 November 2016.
Advocate Dali Mpofu (L) reacts as he chats to Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi during court hearing arguments on a report into allegations of political interference by wealthy friends of President Jacob Zuma, at the North Gauteng High Court, in Pretoria, South Africa, 2 November 2016. © Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters
A complaint is to be lodged with the Constitutional Court to force the South African government to bring an end to the country's endemic power cuts. The lawyer behind the offensive is Tembeka Ngcukaitobi, who has got opposition politicians to back him. Ngcukaitobi previously helped convict former president Jacob Zuma twice. [...] (482 words)
Issue dated 23/01/2023 Reading time 2 minutes
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