Manana vs. Eswatini Water & Agricultural Development Enterprise (ESWADE) and Others (339/2022) [2023] SZIC 34 (22 November 2023)

The Applicant filed an urgent application seeking an interdict, specific performance, declaratory order and damages for breach of contract of employment that was about to expire by effluxion of time in two days. The Respondents challenged the jurisdiction of the court based on urgency and Applicant's failure to comply with Part VIII of the Industrial Relations Act, 2000 (as amended). Court upheld point on urgency, but Applicant successfully appealed and matter referred back for hearing before another bench of the court five months after application was initially.filed.

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