British Council taken to court

Published: 06 October 2019
THE British Council has been dragged to court for refusing to settle a US$11 000 debt owed to a construction company that recently worked on their offices.

African Refractory Industries (Pvt) Ltd trading as Yakani Construction is demanding payment of US$11 208,28 or the equivalent at the prevailing interbank rate with interest calculated at the prescribed rate of five percent per annum from date of summons to day of full payment.

On February 12, the court heard, Yakani Construction entered into a contract and agreed that it would render construction services to the British Council.

The parties made an agreement for payments and British Council paid US$62 671,44 for the services, leaving a balance of US$11 708,28.

"The plaintiff has fully performed its obligations to defendant and in terms of the agreement of the parties rendered to defendant the invoice for the final payment in the sum of US$11 708, 28. The defendant has for no just cause refused, failed and neglected to pay to the plaintiff US$11 708  in respect of the final invoice despite demand being given."
- dailynews
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