Personal details

04 April 1952, Nongoma, KwaZulu-Natal
Wife: Duduzile Daphney
Two children

  • Matric :(1974) Dlangezwa High School (where – town and Province)
  • BProc:(1979) University of Zululand
  • LLB:(1982) University of Zululand
Professional history
  • Court Interpreter: Nqutu Magistrate Court: 1980
  • Public Prosecutor: Nqutu Magistrate Court: 1980
  • Professional Assistant: George-Hattingh Kie Attorneys, Vryheid, KwaZulu Natal: 1981
  • Attorney: Dan Dlodlo and Company, Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal: 1982
  • Commissioner: Small Claim Court, Vryheid, Kwazulu-Natal: 1991
  • Right of Appearance: 1996
  • Acting Judge: Labour Court: 2002
  • Judge: Western Cape Division of the High Court: 2004
  • Acting Judge: Labour Appeal Court (Two terms): 2013
  • Acting Judge: Labour Appeal Court (Two terms): 2014
  • Acting Judge: Supreme Court of Appeal (Two terms): 2016
  • Acting Judge: Constitutional Court of South Africa: 29 January 2018 – 07 December 2018
  • Acting Judge: Supreme Court of Appeal:  February – March 2019
  • Judge; Supreme Court of Appeal: 1 June 2019
Publications, Honours and other Activities:
  • Achieved a distinction in Law of Procedure and Medicinal Forensis: 1982
  • At the BProc graduation, the Natal Law Society: awarded Special Certificate of being the best law student studying at the Law Faculty of the University of Zululand: 1979
  • Passed commercial matric with first class and distinction in commerce: 1974
  • An additional member of the Executive in the Association for the Physically Challenged in Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal:  1983
  • Secretary of the Rotary Club in Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal: 1982
  • At the University of Zululand, Judge Dlodlo led a debating team to the Inter-Varsity Debating Congress held at the Rhodes University (Grahamstown). The team was selected by the judges as the best team in the congress. Judge Dlodlo was selected as the best speaker at the congress: 1980
  • President of the l (SRC) University of Zululand: 1979
  • Dlangezwe High School, Prefect and Manager of the school tuckshop: 1974
Judges information courtsey of Supreme Court of Appeal(www.supremecourtofappeal.org.za)