Section 25 review: oral hearings continue in Parliament

Cape Town, September 5, 2018 – Oral presentations on the possible review of Section 25 of the Constitution are taking place in parliament. This is second phase of of the process following the conclusion of the public hearings. Reporter Pheladi Sethusa is on the story for us.

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Muslim marriages must be recognised in South Africa

Cape Town, August 31, 2018 – The Western Cape High Court has ruled that Muslim marriages are valid and should be recognised by the Constitution. Muslim marriages have previously not been recognised as either civil or customary unions. Lawmakers have 24 months to rectify this.