Appeals are lodged against the decisions of the Cape High Court in November

14 DEC 2022 —

In November this year, the Full Bench of the Cape High Court handed down two very bad decisions in our campaign against the River Club development. In one decision, the Court found that High Commissioner Tauriq Jenkins was not authorised to represent the Goringhiacona Khoi Khoin Indigenous Traditional Council (GKKITC) and that he misled the court in his founding affidavit. In the other, the High Court upheld the appeal against Goliath’s interim interdict and awarding costs against the Observatory Civic Association (OCA).

High Commissioner Jenkins has now filed a notice of appeal to the Cape High Court with regard to the recission providing evidence of why the decision was misdirected. Should he be granted leave to appeal, he will be able to argue that the evidence in his affidavit, which was not accepted by court in October because it was too late, would have rebutted the unfounded allegations made against him in the case. It will then be shown that the only fraud in court was the fraud perpetrated against High Commissioner Jenkins…