Month: November 2018

November 28, 2018

The Rainbow Nation gathers momentum

  Life assurer Momentum took a beating on social media last week because of its refusal to pay the death claim for the policy of Nathan Ganas, who was tragically murdered two years ago during a botched hijacking in the driveway of his home. Momentum repudiated the claim because of a non-disclosure clause in the […]

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November 20, 2018

Claims to transfer immovable property

A claim to transfer immovable property is essentially a claim to deliver goods. Any claim would therefore also prescribe within three years. The Constitutional Court made an interesting judgement on 31 October 2018 in Ethekwini Municipality vs Mounthaven (Pty) Ltd Case CCT05/18 [2018] ZACC 43. Thekwini Municipality sold immovable property to Mounhaven (Pty) Ltd at […]

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November 8, 2018

Nationalism – is the tide turning?

As a rule, I avoid talking about religion and politics. But I must admit, the rising tide of nationalism and polarisation that we have seen spreading across the globe over the past few years has caused me growing concern. Brexit and the election of Donald Trump on the back of fueling racism have been followed […]

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