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Nisela director bids farm for E4.3 million
By SIZWE MAZIYA - SWAZI TIMES -16-Jul-2009
NHLANGANO - Director of Nisela Farm Troy Minne was the eventual buyer of a farm measuring 214 1330 hectares for E4.3million.
Minne was the highest bidder, whilst second highest was Douglas and Sandy Wales (father and son) of Hlatikhulu at E4.1million.
Mbabane lawyer Paul Shilubane first bid for the farm at E1.5 million, but the figure was accumulated after Minne and Wales also bid.
Deputy Sheriff Douglas Littler was the auctioneer. The auction started at 12:30pm and lasted less than an hour.
The farm is portion ‘H’ of Kubuta Estate No.222, situated in the Shiselweni district and was held under the title deed of transfer No.158/1992 dated April 3, 1992. It is fenced and has a water supply system by borehole, which is servicing one of the dwelling houses on the farm. The Mhlathuze River transverses the property and the farm is well watered by canals. The main house has three bedrooms, kitchen, dining-sitting room/living and two bathrooms.
Other im-provements are servant’s quarters and also the workers’ compound, which houses approximately 20 labourers. Less than 20 people attended the auction and one was making his bids through the phone of the deputy sheriff.
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