Law expert explains what the Jane Bwyana ruling means for your life partner's deceased estate

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Parliament has been given 18 months to change two acts dealing with inheritance.
Parliament has been given 18 months to change two acts dealing with inheritance.
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She was at a bus stop, about to jump into a taxi on her way to the Cape Town Station to have a parcel sent to her family in Zimbabwe.

Something about Jane Bwyana, a domestic worker, caught the eye of successful businessman Anthony Ruch. Some would call that chance encounter "love at first night".

That very same evening, on a fortuitous day in February 2014, they went on their first date and soon became life partners. 

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