There is a need for “coherent clear legislation” to provide for the protection of women in Muslim marriages, the Women’s Legal Centre told the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday. Advocate Nazreen Bawa, for the centre, said there was an “unmet constitutional obligation”, GroundUp reported. The centre is asking the[…]
Around six women from different areas on the cape flats, financially crippled by their ex-husbands who failed to pay maintenance for decades, received cheques from R200 to R180 000 on Wednesday. The hand-over was conducted during a briefing session by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJCD) to the[…]
Eskom’s Western Cape Operating Unit Manager Alwi Lester says the parastatal has realized that regular and efficient maintenance is necessary to provide power to South Africans without any interruptions to their quality of life. Speaking on VOC’s Breakfast Beat, Lester said that in the short term the power utility would[…]
The Western Cape’s top child maintenance defaulter, who owes R113,600, appeared in the Mitchells Plain Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, the justice department said. The court heard that Faizel Petersen, 39, had not paid maintenance for his four minor children since last year, said regional departmental head Hishaam Mohamed. Petersen was[…]
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