Trial Practice

Rammolla V Big Dreamers Savings and Credit (CIV/APN/206/2020) [2021]LSHC 72 (29 April 2021);

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Review proceedings – Applicant challenging review powers of Chief Magistrate, over small claims Court proceedings – Chief Magistrate not having reviewed or done anything in the original proceedings – The Court having found the proceedings to have been prematurely instituted.

 

Held: The rule nisi granted is discharged and the application dismissed with costs.

 

 

 

 

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

HELD AT MASERU                                        CIV/APN/206/2020

In the matter between:

MAKANANELO RAMMOLLA                                    1ST APPLICANT

SEBABATSO CHEPESA                                     2ND APPLICANT

MAMPE KHANYE                                              3RD APPLICANT

AMELIA SELLO                                                4TH APPLICANT

Naeem V Maseru Cash & Carry LTD (PTY) (CCT/0402/2019) [2021]LSHC 70 (03 May 2021);

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Application for rescission of the judgment- The judgment having been granted by default – The ground for rescission being that default judgment was sought for and granted erroneously against the Applicant personally yet the debt was incurred while he was acting for the company – The Applicant having incurred the debt as a sole trader before the company was registered – There being no evidence that the Applicant had at any stage alluded the 1st Respondent about the change of his personal status to that of the Company, the latter was entitled to sue him in his private capacity.  Thus, application refused.  No order on costs.

 

 

 

 

 

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

HELD AT MASERU                                             CCT/0401/2019

CCA/0401/2021

 

In the matter between:

ASIF MAHMOOD NAEEM                                              APPLICANT

AND

MASERU CASH AND CARRY (PTY) LTD           1ST RESPONDENT

DEPUTY SHERIFF (L.MIKA)                          2ND RESPONDENT

 

Rex V Kamoli (CRI/T/0002/2018) [2021]LSHC 66 (19 May 2021);

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD IN MASERU                                                     CRI/T/0002/2018

 

In the matter between:

 

REX                                                                              APPLICANT                                                                         

Vs

 

TLALI KAMOLI                                                          1ST RESPONDENT

 

Mofolo V Director of Public Prosecution (CRI/T/0010/2018) [2021]LSHC 65 (23 April 2021);

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD IN MASERU                                                     CRI/T/0010/2018

 

In the matter between:

 

MOTHIBELI MOFOLO                                                 1ST APPLICANT

MABITLE MATONA                                                    2ND APPLICANT

HALEOKOE TAASOANA                                            3RD APPLICANT

                                                                                               

Vs

 

Morrison v Salvation For All Churches (CCT/0259/2019) [2021]LSHC 62 (09 November 2021);

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Judgments and orders – Rescission – Court granting default judgment in disregard for appearance to defend and exception which were entered out of time – High Court Rule 45(1) – Whether an order erroneously granted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO- COMMERCIAL COURT DIVISION

 

HELD AT MASERU                                                    CCT/0259/2019

 

In the matter between: -

 

MAMELLO MORRISON                  1ST APPLICANT/1ST DEFENDANT

 

MORRISON FAMILY PRODUCTS

t/a SEQHAQHABOLA PRODUCTS  2ND APPLICANT/2ND DEFENDANT                                

And

 

Hloele V Lesotho National General Insurance Company Limited (CIV/T/135/2018) [2021]LSHC 20 (25 March 2021);

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CIVIL PRACTICE: Request for further particulars for purposes of pleading or tender of settlement, in terms of Rule 25 of the High Court Rules- Principles applicable thereto considered and applied.

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

 

HELD AT MASERU                                                   CIV/T/135/2018

 

In the matter between:

 

MATHAPELO HLOELE                                             PLAINTIFF

 

AND

 

LESOTHO NATIONAL GENERAL

INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED                          DEFENDANT

 

 

Molise v Basotho Congress Party (C of A (CIV) 10/20) [2020] LSCA 24 (30 October 2020);

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Civil Practice –Proceedings of the High Court to be in open court - Proclaimed necessity for publicity should be observed - failure to hold the whole of the proceedings in public amounts to such a disregard of the forms of justice as to lead to substantial and grave injustice.

 

 

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF LESOTHO

C OF A (CIV) NO.10/2020

CONST CASE NO. 17/2019

HELD AT MASERU

In the matter between:

‘MAMPHO MOLISE                                                    1ST APPELLANT

SETLOBOKO MOJAKI                                               2ND APPELLANT

‘MANKOPANE MAPHASA                                        3RD APPELLANT

AND

Moabi v Moabi (LC/A/02/13) [2020] LSHC 36 (19 August 2020);

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IN THE LAND COURT OF LESOTHO

HELD AT MASERU                                              LC/A/02/13

                                                                        LC/CC/01/12

 

In the matter between

 

MANTSOHLI MOABI                                           APPELLANT

 

AND

 

MAMAKARA MOABI                                           1ST RESPONDENT

MKM Memorial Park v Leribe Poultry Association (LC/APN/30/18) [2019] LSHC 38 (18 November 2019);

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IN THE LAND COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD AT MASERU                                      LC/APN/30/18

 

In the matter between

 

MKM MEMORIAL PARK                               1ST APPLICANT

SIMON LEBUAJOANG THEBE EA KHALE       2ND APPLICANT

 

AND

 

LERIBE POLTRY ASSOCIATION                  1ST RESPONDENT

MANKA HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD                    2ND RESPONDENT

Hoohlo v Lesotho Electricity Cooperation (CIV/APN/269/18) [2020] LSHC 11 (03 March 2020);

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD AT MASERU                                              CIV/APN/269/18

 

In the matter between

 

MBHELE HOOHLO                                              APPLICANT

 

And

 

LESOTHO ELECTRICITY COOPERATION              RESPONDENT

 

 

JUDGEMENT

 

Coram: BANYANE AJ

Heard: 21/11/2019

Delivered: 03/03/2020

 

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