# President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated University of Pretoria professor, Dire Tladi, on his election as a judge of the International Court of Justice in The Hague by the United Nations. Tladi, endorsed as a nominee by the government, becomes the first South African to be elected to the World court. President Ramaphosa expresses gratitude to the UN for their confidence in Tladi’s capabilities. Notably, Tladi also serves as the president and executive member of the South African Branch of the International Law Association.
President Ramaphosa congratulates professor Dire Tladi on International Court of Justice appointment