Personal details
  •     20 March 1964, St Cutherts, Tsolo, Eastern Cape
  •     Husband: Dabulamnazi Mlokoti
  •     Three children
Education
  •     Matric: St John’s College, Mthatha
  •     B Proc (1986) University of Transkei
  •     LLB (1988) University of Natal
  •     LLM (1990) Duke University, NC, USA
Professional history
  •     Attorney’s Clerk, Dazana Mafungo Inc, Mthatha: 1987 – 1988
  •     Court Interpreter and Prosecutor, Magistrates’ Court, Mthatha: 1988 – 1989
  •     Legal Policy Counsel & Lobbyist, Womens’ Legal Defense Fund, Washington DC
  •     Assistant State Law Adviser, Mthatha: 1991 – 1993
  •     Pupillage, Johannesburg Bar: 1993
  •     Law Lecturer, University of Transkei: 1993 – 1995
  •     Practising Advocate, Transkei Bar: 1994 – 1999
  •     Acting Judge, Cape High Court, Mthatha High Court: 1999
  •     Judge, Mthatha High Court: 2000
  •     Acting Judge, Labour Court, Grahamstown, Port Elizabeth, Bisho High Courts
  •     Acting Judge, Supreme Court of Appeal: 2005
  •     Judge of Appeal, Supreme Court of Appeal: 2006
Other activities
  •     Fulbright Scholarship: 1989 – 1990
  •     Georgetown University Law & Gender Fellowship Program: 1990
  •     Commonwealth Foundation Fellowship: 2002