BACKGROUND This matter followed an on-site inspection by the South African Reserve Bank (the “Appellant”) into the financial undertakings of the Indian-based financial institution, Bank of Baroda South Africa (the “Respondent”). The Respondent was the only bank willing to take on the infamous Gupta-family business accounts after these accounts were closed by South Africa’s major
INTRODUCTION This article considers when, and the extent to which, charges ought to be reversed from a consumer’s account as a result of a categorization change. RATING CATEGORIZATIONS The law provides that municipalities are entitled to determine the categories in respect of which properties within their jurisdictions fall for rating purposes. These categories must, by
SUMMARY The Appellant (“Mushi”) had been employed by the Respondent, Exxaro Coal (Pty) Ltd, (“Exxaro”) at Grootegeluk Coal Mine for 24 years. On 10 March 2015, Mushi was on duty driving an oversized coal haul truck. Mushi reported to his foreman that a shovel operator was loading his truck in an unsafe manner and the
SUMMARY MB and his parents (“Plaintiffs” in the court a quo) are permanent residents of the United Kingdom, owning no assets in South Africa. They instituted a claim for damages against the Respondents for injuries that MB sustained in 2005, whilst he was an exchange student in South Africa. As peregrini (persons domiciled or resident
SUMMARY This case deals with an application for leave to appeal a sentence handed down by the Welkom Regional Magistrates Court. The facts of the case are as follows:   Facts On or about 25 January 2015, the Appellant (Mr. Mlenga) and his two co-accused were relaxing outside their rented premises in Welkom. They were
SUMMARY The matter before the Supreme Court Appeal (the “SCA”) dealt with the question of whether the Johannesburg High Court (“the court a quo”) was correct in granting summary judgment against the First and Second Appellants (“Appellants”). Should this question be answered in the affirmation, the question then would be whether the court a quo
BACKGROUND AND SUMMARY This matter concerns an urgent application for direct leave to appeal to the Constitutional Court against the judgment of the High Court of South Africa, Western Cape Division, Cape Town (the “High Court”) delivered on 17 April 2019. On 17 September 2018, the Applicants approached the High Court on an urgent basis
SUMMARY A 44-year old woman lived in a shack together with young children aged 5 and 10. On the evening of 4 June 2006, the Appellant forcibly gained entry to the premises and raped the Complainant for almost the whole evening and left the next morning. Throughout the rape, the Appellant was armed with a
SUMMARY The Appellant was charged and sentenced to undergo 36 months imprisonment for assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm for hitting the Complainant in the eye causing him to lose his eye. The Magistrate granted the appellant leave to appeal his conviction and sentence, however, the appellant was refused bail pending the appeal.
SUMMARY The appellant in this matter is Scoin Trading, a company that trades in coins and similar items. Gregory John Till (the deceased) was an avid coin collector who had purchased some gold coins and medallion from the appellant. During August 2007, deceased entered into an agreement with the appellant to purchase a rare ZAR