Gay women unhappily wed in SA finally happily divorced after ...

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Gay women unhappily wed in SA finally happily divorced after long struggle

Judges have overturned an earlier ruling that a Russian woman did not qualify for divorce due to her domicile

Cape Town bureau chief

When two women from Namibia and Russia fell in love, they needed to cement their union in a country that allows gay marriage, and settled on SA.

It was a beautiful summer’s day in Cape Town when they tied the knot on December 6 2017, when the temperature reached as high as 32°C.

But the weather and the relationship quickly became chilly when they went to wintry Germany on honeymoon and realised they had made a mistake...

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