Fatima Chohan

More imams graduate as marriage officers

While Muslims in the Western Cape appear to be reluctant to employ the services of marriage officers, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng residents have shown an assertive interest. The initiative, which was recently launched in Pretoria with the induction of more than 30 imams as marriage officials, allows marriage officers to solemnize[…]

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'Education needed on marriage officers'

Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Fatima Chohan plans to travel around the country addressing communities on the significance of Muslim marriage officers under South African law. Chohan was in Salt River on Monday night, delivering a talk at Daroel Ielm on the implications of imams working as marriage officers.  The[…]

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