The High Court has ordered Reginald Mengi, the Tanzanian businessman, to pay £90,000 into court as security for costs in the libel case he has brought in England against Sarah Hermitage. Mr Mengi has substantial interests in media and other businesses in Tanzania. The case relates to events in Tanzania, from where Sarah Hermitage and her husband were forced to flee in 2008, abandoning the investment in their farm, Silverdale.
Andrew Stephenson, Ruth Collard and Dominic Garner represent the defendant, Sarah Hermitage, for whom Carter-Ruck act on a conditional fee basis
Press Gazette 4 August 2011
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