- Dikgang Moseneke, former South African Justice sticks to his word and donates his Esidimeni fees to the Law School at the University of the Western Cape
- The University of the Western Cape pledges to match the former Justice’s donation to the law department
- Dikang Moseneke strives to encourage law students to become socially conscious lawyers
It’s always great to see public figures follow through on promises made and this is exactly what happened when, at a ceremony at the University of Western Cape on Monday, Judge Dikgang Moseneke and rector Prof Tyrone Pretorius, promised R400 000 to law students who excelled in their final LLB year of their LLB and the LLM degree.
This news follows his promise earlier in the year to make the donation in an attempt to encourage the development of socially conscious law students and future lawyers.
Briefly.co.za reported Moseneke’s promise to: “donate all my arbitrators fees to law schools that will help nurture young women and men committed to defending the vulnerable against the abuse of the high and mighty."
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On Monday Moseneke went on to say that the purpose behind the donation was to encourage excellence, hard work and commitment to achieving outstanding results.
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In our previous article, Briefly.co.za stated that Moseneke had made this made this startling promise after reading out what the families of the victims would receive from the government for the tragic deaths. Each family was awarded over R1-million in compensation. Social media users were blown away by the Judges amazing gesture.
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