Marriage

Slice of life: A proposal at the opera

I started singing formally in 2003. Before that I was in the school choir. I came to visit family in Cape...

Customary law can pose problems for widows

Despite a new Act, many women and children are up against discriminatory practices

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may

Women, celebrate achievements besides those of marrying and having babies

Slice of Life: Divorce is not a failure

'This belief that women divorcées are embittered — there’s a very overt streak of patriarchy in that'

Court ruling a victory for married transgender people

The judgment should improve the home affairs department’s attitude to transgender marriages

Uncivil reception at Home Affairs office for women wanting a civil union

'The fight to have their union officially recognised contrasts markedly with the traditional wedding ceremony they enjoyed beforehand.'

Less than a third of home affairs officials are willing to marry same-sex couples

Religious freedom, at times masking discrimination, is used too often to trump others’ right to marry.

Nothing beats the exhilaration you feel on saying yes! yes! yes! to a life together

You meet, you go out, you discover you are in love. But your emotions explode when the one question calls for the ultimate commitment.

Don’t do porn if you’re married because you’ll probably end up divorced

Research backs up this finding — but it also revealed that young people are crap at matrimony.

When three is not a crowd

Polyamory is gaining traction as an ethical way to be romantically involved with more than one person.

Here’s a proposal: Keep it private

A marriage proposal should be an intimate affair, not an egotistical YouTube video.

The witches make men do it

It's not fair that Senzo Meyiwa's mistress has to carry the blame for his cheating ways.

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Press Releases

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Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income