Africa’s richest tribe hauled to court for unpaid debt of R5.8m

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Africa’s richest tribe hauled to court for unpaid debt of R5.8m

The firm claims Royal Bafokeng owes it R3.45m, while another company claims R2.4m in arrears

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Two Joburg companies are hauling the Royal Bafokeng Nation and their ruler, Kgosi Leruo Molotlegi, before the high court in North West and Gauteng for an unpaid debt of R5.8m.

The Bafokeng are widely believed to be Africa’s richest tribe and touted as a model for community investments. 

Times Select has seen papers filed at the high court in the North West by law firm Poswa Incorporated, which claims the royal authority owes them more than R3.2m for legal services rendered in August 2018...

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