BACKGROUND On or about 25 November 2019, The Supreme Court of Appeal (“the SCA”) upheld an appeal against an order of the KwaZulu-Natal Division of the High Court, Durban. The appeal was lodged by Tellytrack, a partnership between Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Limited, Gold Circle (Pty) Ltd and Kenilworth Racing (Pty) Ltd. In the court
SUMMARY In this case, the First Appellant (“Starways”) (in liquidation), entered into a written contract with the First Respondent (“Pearl”) in terms of which Starways sold 25 000 metric tonnes of imported sugar to Pearl (“the sugar contract”).   The terms of the sugar contract provided that the first consignment of sugar would be delivered
SUMMARY On or about 31 May 2019, the Supreme Court of Appeal (the “SCA”) upheld an appeal against a judgment and order of the Gauteng Local Division of the High Court, Pretoria (Raulinga J, sitting as court of first instance) (the “High Court”). The matter concerned itself with the interpretation of s 59(1)(d) of the
SUMMARY On 3 May 1997, the First Respondent became entitled to claim a child pension benefit from the Appellant on behalf of her daughter (“Mbali”), upon the death of her husband, who was a member of the Appellant.   The Appellant’s Pension Fund Rules (“the Rules”) contained a clause which prohibited the granting of a
SUMMARY The appeal in casu was a result of a  dismissal of a review application brought by State Information Technology Agency SOC Ltd (SITA) (“the Appellant”) , against ELCB Information Services (Pty) Ltd (“ the First Respondent”) and Leon Dicker NO(“the Second Respondent”).   The court a quo also granted a counter-application by the First
SUMMARY Bongani Magoswana (the “Plaintiff”) instituted action against the Road Accident Fund (the “Defendant”) for the payment of damages arising from injuries sustained by the Plaintiff in a motor vehicle accident which occurred on 22 August 2007.  The Plaintiff alleged, in his particulars of claim, that he was a passenger in a Mercedes-Benz motor vehicle
SUMMARY Dr BJ de Klerk (“De Klerk“) and Mr MJ Ferreira (“Ferreira“) held equal membership interests in Plantsaam Bestuurdienste CC (“Plantsaam“) and equal shares in Benjo Eiendomme (Pty) Ltd (“Benjo”) (herein collectively referred to as the “Entities”). De Klerk and Ferreira were the only members and shareholders of the Entities.   Certain agricultural land was