SAGA was honored to welcome Justice Zak Yacoob as the keynote speaker at their Annual General Meeting 2017.
Zakeria Mohammed "Zak" Yacoob (born 3 March 1948) is an anti-apartheid activist and a former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. He was appointed to the bench in 1998 by Nelson Mandela He briefly served as Acting Deputy Chief Justice during the long-term leave of Dikgang Moseneke.
Although Justice Yacoob retired in 2012, he is highly respected as a man who contributed enormously to the justice system of this country. At his farewell ceremony, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng described Zac Yakoob as one of South Africa’s treasured blessings saying he defied all odds, stereotypes and prejudices.