Marriages (civil, civil unions and registered customary marriages) concluded with the (main/only?) aim of obtaining permanent residency and ultimately South African citizenship - are they valid marriages?

By Elsabe Steenhuisen This is a complex issue with legal and moral implications which are briefly dealt with here. The full discussion is available on our website. Marriage is a special type of juristic act resembling a contract, but remaining sui

Women’s Day 2018

ProBono.Org Johannesburg held our annual Women’s Day event on 15 August, which was attended by 87 women from Orange Farm, Kagiso, Tembisa and Dobsonville. Grateful thanks to everyone who assisted us to make this day special: Our guest speaker Sibongile