South Africa: Wanted - a Storage Facility for Dudu Myeni's Furniture


Recovery of a mere R200,000 from former SAA chairperson, Dudu Myeni, has turned into an 18-month long mission for the Department of Justice. The DoJ now has to scramble around for an advance payment for storage of some of her personal belongings that need to be removed from her home for sale on auction by the Sheriff of the Court.

The Sheriff of the Court for Lower Umfolozi doesn't have space for the household goods that have been attached from former SAA chairperson, Dudu Myeni. The goods were attached in the execution of a writ obtained by the Department of Justice (DoJ) to recover R200,000 in legal fees - following Myeni's unsuccessful legal challenge against the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) - but remain uncollected due to storage problems.

The DoJ has now confirmed that it intends asking the CIPC, on whose behalf it obtained the writ, to cough up an advance payment for a storage facility to hold, among other things, a TV, chest freezer, washing machine, microwave, lounge and dining room furniture, and a Jeep Cherokee, belonging to Myeni.

The writ was obtained in June 2018, but the Sheriff has to date not been able to remove...

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