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, Awards, 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