Does lobolo constitute a Customary Marriage?

Does lobolo constitute a Customary Marriage?

There has recently been uncertainty and confusion in light of the Supreme Court of Appeal case of Tsambo v Sengadi [2020] ZASCA 46 (“Tsambo case”). Two of these uncertainties include the questions of whether or not lobolo constitutes marriage and whether a...
It is Law – The Amended Civil Union Act

It is Law – The Amended Civil Union Act

South Africa has now taken a further step in embracing equality before the law for same-sex couples, and this step may further evaporate further risks of exposure to discrimination based on sexual orientation. Unfortunately, the change has caused a mixed bag of...