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[South Africa] R10m suspected counterfeit goods bust in Western Cape
15-11-2018 | 10:32:23
SARS Customs officials intercepted suspected counterfeit clothing and shoes valued at approximately R10 722 364 in the Western Cape.
[Nigeria] AfCFTA can propel Africa towards greater development, Investment Minister
06-11-2018 | 07:47:00
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement has huge potential to move Africa to dizzy heights of development on the platform of the African Union’s Agenda 2063.
Centurion Law acquires IMANI lawyers, launches an Africa flexible legal services model
05-11-2018 | 08:58:07
Centurion Law Group, a pan-African law conglomerate, now offers the cost savings and efficiency of flexible legal services through its acquisition of IMANI-African Lawyers On Demand.
[South Africa] NCR warns public against Charis Financial Services
18-10-2018 | 08:36:59
The National Credit Regulator (NCR) has issued a public warning against Charis Financial Services, an unregistered credit provider, conducting business in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.
African Legal Support Facility launches Academy Project
16-10-2018 | 10:31:00
The African Legal Support Facility has launched a flagship initiative, the “ALSF Academy Project." Under this initiative, the ALSF has developed a three-level capacity building and certification program.
The Ugandan Competition Enforcement - a comparison with South Africa
16-10-2018 | 09:08:00
Ugandan businesses are becoming increasingly mindful of competition requirements and domestic antitrust laws when engaging in commercial transactions in other African jurisdictions.
[Nigeria] CBN proposes 15% annual interest on MTN's $8.1bn fine
08-10-2018 | 09:36:00
The Central Bank of Nigeria has asked the court not to grant an injunction that will stop the MTN Group from transferring the disputed $8.1bn back to the country, and wants the company to pay 15 per cent annualised interest on the sum until judgment is given, and 10 per cent from then until the whole amount is paid.
[Guinea] Bauxite mining boom threatens human rights, study reveals
04-10-2018 | 08:52:00
Guinea’s fast-growing bauxite mining industry is threatening the livelihoods of thousands of Guineans, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Andersen Global enters Ethiopia through Tadesse Kiros Law Office
03-10-2018 | 10:02:00
Andersen Global has announced an added presence in Africa with Tadesse Kiros Law Office, one of the largest law offices in Ethiopia.
London court continues restraint against Djibouti Port Company
24-09-2018 | 07:50:00
The High Court of England and Wales in London has continued the injunction prohibiting the Government of Djibouti’s port company, Port de Djibouti S.A. from interfering with the management of the joint venture company.
Egypt’s software piracy drop, legal reforms boost foreign investment
18-09-2018 | 09:02:00
Egypt has seen a two percent drop in its software piracy rate to reach (59%), the U.S.-based Business Software Alliance said in its recent study, released last June.
Egypt’s software piracy drop boosts foreign investment, study
17-09-2018 | 11:58:00
Egypt has seen a two percent drop in its software piracy rate to reach 59 per cent, the U.S.-based Business Software Alliance said in its recent study, released last June.
African Court on Human & Peoples' Rights President & VP get re-elected
13-09-2018 | 07:18:00
The President and the Vice President of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Hon Justice Sylvain Oré from Côte d’Ivoire and Hon Justice Ben Kioko from Kenya respectively, have been re-elected for the second and final term of two years to lead the Bureau.
International urbanization experts discuss urban modern law in Kenya
11-09-2018 | 07:30:00
Experts from UN-Habitat, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, African Union Commission, United Cities and Local Governments of Africa, members of academia, representatives from civil society and local governments met in Nairobi to chart out the process of elaborating a Model Law.
[Ghana] Artisanal millers granted limited small-scale timber rights
06-09-2018 | 07:57:00
Artisanal timber millers are the key suppliers to Ghana’s domestic timber market. However, they have only limited access to commercial timber from production forests.
[Uganda] Capital Markets Authority Act consolidated to ease reference
06-09-2018 | 06:57:00
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) Act Cap 84 has been reprinted as a way of updating it to incorporate all amendments effected by the CMA Amendment Act, 2011 and the CMA Amendment Act, 2016.
Court halts Djibouti port company from ending contract with DP world
05-09-2018 | 13:33:00
The High Court of England & Wales has granted an injunction restraining Djibouti's port company, Port de Djibouti S.A. (PDSA), from treating its joint venture shareholders' agreement with global trade enabler DP World as terminated.
[Kenya] National Construction Week to support govt's big four agenda
30-08-2018 | 12:10:53
Kenya’s second National Construction Week at Kenyatta International Convention Centre from 7-9 November 2018, is set to enhance contribution of the construction industry towards the Big Four Agenda.
[Kenya] KCB in suspect reduction of mortgage claim after intervention
30-08-2018 | 08:41:05
Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) continued to play unusual games this week on the demands it has been making on their former client Ms Rose Shumi Miscowicz, months after she lost her Kiraraponi, Karen , Nairobi property to a new buyer she helped the bank to buy her house.
SARS is Going After Potential Crypto Tax Evaders in South Africa
23-08-2018 | 13:06:49
In a bid to identify tax evaders, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) is actively working towards identifying and tracking various transactions carried out by cryptocurrency traders.
Andersen Global expands to Angola
22-08-2018 | 06:50:26
Andersen Global has continued its expansion in Africa through a collaboration agreement with Oliveira & Associados, a law firm based in Angola, founded by Formosa Oliveira in 2016.
UNECA asks leaders to protect Africa's intellectual property rights
20-08-2018 | 07:55:01
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Ms. Vera Songwe, addressed the 38th SADC summit in Windhoek, Namibia.
Andersen Global enters Mozambique market
15-08-2018 | 07:46:28
Andersen Global continues expansion in Africa with Isalcio Mahanjane e Associados, a law firm headquartered in Maputo, Mozambique.
Kenya breathes new life into prisoners
10-08-2018 | 11:00:00
When Peter Ouko was sentenced to death for murder 20 years ago, he was sent to Kenya’s Kamiti maximum security prison, notorious for being one of the worst jails in the world.
Baker McKenzie lawyers discuss the role of women in law in Africa
09-08-2018 | 07:24:39
Bridgett Majola and Itumeleng Mukhovha, lawyers at global law firm Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg, have both been included on the list of the Mail & Guardian's Top 200 outstanding young South Africans in recent years.
[Column] Nick Altini: South Africa new competition law a boost to SMEs
07-08-2018 | 08:58:00
The Competition Amendment Bill (Bill), introduced in parliament in South Africa recently, has clearly shown that enabling small and medium enterprises and Previously Disadvantaged Individuals to be able to successfully compete in the market.
[Nigeria] Law on factoring crucial for ease of doing business, experts
01-08-2018 | 12:59:43
The quick passage of a law on factoring in Nigeria is a crucial step in facilitating the ease of doing business and procuring the trust of investors in the country, guests heard recently during a public hearing held at the National Assembly in Abuja.
Côte d’Ivoire to ratify Minamata Convention, ban lead in paints
16-07-2018 | 07:00:21
Strong indication that Côte d’Ivoire will soon join the committee of nations that had ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the global Convention that seeks to prevent human and physical environment from mercury pollution has emerged.
Kenyan newlook tax plan will affect local operations- CRS Technologies
11-07-2018 | 08:03:00
Kenya’s government has overhauled the country’s current income tax legislation framework and announced measures designed to help grow the economy, according to the Budget Statement for the fiscal year 2018/2019.
[Column] Darryl Bernstein: Demand for compliance lawyers is growing in Africa
31-05-2018 | 07:56:00
In Africa, the demand for local compliance lawyers has risen significantly as having on-the-ground expertise in the countries where business dealings are taking place, is essential.
[Column] Joyce Karanja Ng’ang’a: Saving jobs is a priority for African competition authorities
30-05-2018 | 06:00:00
Avoiding or limiting job losses when companies merge has become a major priority for competition authorities throughout East and Southern Africa.
Schemes of arrangement to the rescue of Kenyan companies in financial distress
24-05-2018 | 05:51:00
Kenyan companies in financial distress now have more options than before. Previously, going into bankruptcy was not an uncommon fate for failing firms.
[Kenya] Court stops CFC Stanbic from selling Karuturi assets
23-05-2018 | 08:24:00
CFC Stanbic bid to sell Karuturi’s assets has been halted by the High Court.
Egyptian Parliament approves law to combat cybercrime
21-05-2018 | 12:41:00
The Egyptian parliament has preliminarily approved a draft law for fighting cybercrimes, pending a final vote when two thirds of Parliament attend the session.
East African IP landscape has shifted fundamentally, Bowmans regional IP head
18-05-2018 | 06:09:44
East African economies have grown so rapidly in recent years that large brand-owners are not only making substantial investments in their brands, but are willing to go to court to protect them.
[Nigeria] NNPC recommends split of petroleum licences
17-05-2018 | 07:12:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has recommended the splitting of petroleum licences into two components for prospecting and production phases under the draft Petroleum Industry Administrative legislation currently before the National Assembly.
Liquid Telecom and Serianu partner to improve cybersecurity standards and practices across Africa
26-04-2018 | 09:15:00
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom and Serianu, a pan-African cybersecurity specialist firm, have announced a new partnership to improve cybersecurity standards and practices across Africa.
Cameroon becomes 25th member state to ratify the African Legal Support Facility Treaty
25-04-2018 | 08:55:23
The President of the Republic of Cameroon, Paul Biya has ratified the agreement to establish the African Legal Support Facility in the presence of his cabinet.
Competition regulation takes hold in Africa
23-04-2018 | 11:26:00
The top ten economies by Gross Domestic Product in Africa all have active competition regulation, save for Angola and Nigeria but those countries are in the process of establishing completion law regimes, which are expected to be up and running soon.
Nigerian court stops sale of 9mobile after shareholders' motion
19-04-2018 | 10:23:00
The Nigerian High Court has stopped the sale of 9mobile following opposition to the deal by some shareholders of the company,
Uganda telecom regulator directive to share biometric data with telecom companies is legally void
19-04-2018 | 09:30:00
Sharing biometric data with telecom companies without a data protection law openly facilitates illegal surveillance and threatens citizens’ enjoyment of the right to privacy.
International Land Coalition Africa calls for people-centered land rights in Liberia
18-04-2018 | 06:38:00
The International Land Coalition Africa, a platform of 79 CSOs across 24 countries in the continent, has joined the Civil Society Organisations Working Group on Land Rights Reform in Liberia to demand for a people-centred land bill.
Uganda Civil Society condemns proposed taxation of Over the Top Services
17-04-2018 | 14:04:00
Use of social media and OTT services has also led to an increase in consumers’ demand for data services provided by mobile network operators, thus users are already paying telecom operators fees for using the broadband services over which these services operate, Uganda Civil Society.
Uganda secures a $4 million oil refinery deal, following African Legal Support Facility intervention
13-04-2018 | 10:34:00
With the support of the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), the Government of Uganda has successfully signed an agreement with a consortium of American and Italian firms to finance and construct a $4-billion refinery in the country’s Hoima district.
Uganda initiates Landlords and Tenants Law
12-04-2018 | 13:30:00
The Landlords and Tenant Bill, 2018, makes it mandatory for the Parties to execute a Tenancy Agreement in writing in order to document and provide a framework for their relationship and requires that in making the Agreement, the tenant provides a National Identity or Alien Identification card for non-citizens.
Expedite hearing of refinery-affected people's court case
12-04-2018 | 08:43:00
The denial of justice to the refinery-affected people by the High Court judges has led to the perpetration of injustices and human rights abuses that no justice-minded judicial officer should subject any citizen,” said Mr. Innocent Tumwebaze.
[Column] Dominique Collett: Regtech - the new fintech, driven by complex financial regulations
10-04-2018 | 09:03:00
“There are three elements driving interest in regulatory technology (regtech) in South Africa and abroad, explains Dominique Collett, senior investment executive at Rand Merchant Investment Holdings and head of AlphaCode, a club for fintech entrepreneurs.
Legal opinions in debt finance deals are a potentially powerful business tool, Bowmans
04-04-2018 | 09:08:48
In debt finance transactions, the issuance of legal opinions is sometimes perceived as a perfunctory, final step in the closing process.
Kenya most improved in removing legal barriers against women, World Bank Group report
04-04-2018 | 06:31:35
Despite daunting challenges, several economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are making progress in enacting laws that promote equality between men and women, says the World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law 2018 report.
Egypt launches digital forensic lab to Improve Intellectual Property Rights' Protection and Enforcement
14-03-2018 | 10:10:00
The Government of Egypt has announced today that it is setting up a specialized digital forensic lab for Intellectual Property as part of its enforcement schemes of combating software piracy.
CRS Technologies sheds light on South Africa's Labour Laws Amendment Bill
14-03-2018 | 09:45:00
The Labour Laws Amendment Bill, first introduced to South Africa’s parliament in November 2015, and has been passed by the National Assembly.
Taking security over a South African bank account as a workable option for a foreign lender
07-03-2018 | 05:40:00
Given the political and economic uncertainty in South Africa, foreign lenders are becoming increasingly focused on the type of security available in South Africa to secure their loan.
[Nigeria] Lagos appeals for cooperation as land use charge implementation begins
27-02-2018 | 13:06:53
Lagos State has begun the distribution of the 2018 Land Use Charge demand notices for properties across the state.
East African Court of Justice dismisses appeal over member states signing EPA dispute
22-02-2018 | 11:45:00
The Appellate Division dismissed an Appeal filed by Castro Pius from Tanzania, whose application was seeking for an injunction to stop the Partner States which had not signed the European Partnership Agreement not to sign the same.
Andersen Tax & Legal launches in Egypt
21-02-2018 | 08:25:39
International tax and legal company Andersen launches in Egypt this week as Maher Milad Iskander and Co., an Egyptian tax and legal firm based in Cairo, formally adopts the name Andersen Tax & Legal.
Kenya gazettes new standards to eliminate lead paints
16-02-2018 | 06:45:59
The Kenyan government has gazetted compulsory standards to stop the production, import, export, use and sale of lead-containing paints in Kenya.
European Union blacklists Tunisia for money laundering and terrorism
08-02-2018 | 08:31:00
Despite fierce opposition, Tunisia has been added to the European blacklist of third countries thought to be at “high risk” of money laundering and terrorist financing.
[Column] Dr. Richard Malkin: Legalising dagga creates a minefield in the workplace
06-02-2018 | 08:33:00
South Africa seems to be following the trend in the US to legalise cannabis. Last year, Judge Dennis Davis ruled in a full bench decision of the Western Cape High Court that the use and cultivation of cannabis by an adult in a private home is constitutionally legal.
East African Court of Justice stops Ugandan taxman collecting tax from British American Tobacco
01-02-2018 | 13:26:46
The First Instance Division has granted an interim injunction to the British American Tobacco Uganda Limited, restraining and prohibiting the Government of Uganda and the Uganda Revenue Authority from collect excise duty due to discriminatory rates.
[Burkina Faso] African Legal Support Facility trains WAEMU members in oil exploration and opportunities
29-01-2018 | 08:14:00
The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) organized two workshops in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on best practices for managing oil and mining exploration and exploitation contracts.
[Column] John Syekei: No place in Kenyan healthtech for ‘Wild West’ approach to data
23-01-2018 | 12:34:00
Technology has taken off in Kenya like wildfire, where the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors are the latest industries to embrace its benefits.
Rosewood racket report prompts international probe into Nigeria-China timber trafficking
18-01-2018 | 09:20:00
This week, in response to the dire rosewood crisis in West Africa and particularly in Nigeria, the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) informed its 183 member countries of exceptional control measures.
[Ghana] TV license payment defaulters will not be prosecuted by law - GBC
11-01-2018 | 09:42:00
The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation [GBC], has been directed by its Governing Board not to pursue any prosecution of people who may default on the non-payment of TV license fees.
[Zimbabwe] Time Bank reopens after over a decade's closure
05-01-2018 | 13:58:22
Time Bank of Zimbabwe, one of only four remaining indigenous banks will finally open its doors to the public on Monday the 8th of January, after over a decade of dormancy and running court battles.
Nigerian High Court grants Aiteo’s Benedict Peters global judgment in rem - declares earnings legitimate
19-12-2017 | 13:00:00
The High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria has declared that earnings and assets accruing to Oil magnate and Aiteo Energy boss, Benedict Peters were acquired legally through legitimate sources.
Nigerian legislative committees pledge push for enactment of factoring law
11-12-2017 | 06:15:00
Members of the Banking Committee of the Nigerian Senate and the Banking and Currency Committee of the House of Representatives have pledged to accelerate the enactment of the factoring bill currently in the Nigerian legislature.
Aiteo Group and Benedict Peters Announce Appointment of Nigerian Legal Team
11-12-2017 | 06:00:00
The Aiteo Group and Benedict Peters, its Executive Vice Chairman have appointed top Nigerian lawyers to complement their international representation efforts within the country.
Andersen Global initiates expansion in Tanzania with East African Law Chambers
06-12-2017 | 11:09:00
International tax and legal company Andersen Global has partnered with East African Law Chambers, a legal and tax firm in Tanzania.
[Column] Phylis Wakiaga: Protecting intellectual property rights to drive industrialization
05-12-2017 | 08:30:00
In the 2017 Global Innovation Index, institutions that nurture and support the flourishing of innovation, regardless of whether it is research-based or not, were identified as critical to industrial growth.
Automatic, unfair dismissal has major impact on South Africa's labour force - CRS Technologies
04-12-2017 | 09:02:00
During this time of economic uncertainty, businesses are leaning heavily on their workforce to ‘ride the storm’ and emerge stronger.
[Egypt] Telecom and Orange sign final settlement agreement ending legal disputes
28-11-2017 | 13:19:00
Telecom Egypt and Orange Egypt announce that they have reached a final settlement agreement of the ongoing disputes between both companies through a settlement agreement.
African Legal Support Facility and Connex Support Initiative capacity building to strengthen corporate governance in extractives sector
23-11-2017 | 08:08:00
The extractives sector has witnessed sustained increase in equity participation by governments throughout the African region in recent times.
Andersen Global announces expansion in Uganda
22-11-2017 | 12:00:00
Andersen Global is proud to announce a presence in Uganda by way of a Collaboration Agreement with Ligomarc Advocates, a financial and corporate tax and legal firm.
Bring 'hidden' employee costs to light before the deal is done
15-11-2017 | 05:28:24
While it's unlikely that a company changing hands would deliberately conceal any employee costs and liabilities from potential buyers, due to the buyer's unfamiliarity with the local employment landscape it is possible to miss some employee costs..
[South Africa] Kevin West appointed Senior Managing Director of FTI Consulting Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment
03-11-2017 | 06:51:58
FTI Consulting, Inc. has appointed Kevin West as a Senior Managing Director in the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment in South Africa. Mr West will be based in Johannesburg.
New international law contract may not favor South African construction projects - MDA Consulting
31-10-2017 | 08:01:00
The latest addition to the international NEC suite of contracts, the NEC4 Design Build and Operate (DBO), was developed to cater for contracts where there is a single point of responsibility for the development and construction of an asset.
Investors hiring expats in Africa must demonstrate importance of skills - Bowmans Law Firm
26-10-2017 | 08:46:00
East African countries are grappling to balance two sometimes conflicting needs. On the one hand, they want to encourage foreign investment. On the other, they want to ensure that local skills and labour are not displaced by imported skills.
COMESA steps up its fight against money laundering
17-10-2017 | 07:20:00
The Maritime Security Programme (MASE) under the Governance, Peace and Security Unit at COMESA Secretariat recently conducted an intensive training on Financial Investigation and Asset Recovery for 25 participants from the region.
UK government sets out plans to curb illegal ivory trade in Africa
13-10-2017 | 08:15:00
British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has proposed a ban on ivory sales to help bring an end to elephant poaching.
International Transport Workers’ Federation focuses on African ports over woeful labour relations
10-10-2017 | 06:46:56
Analysis carried out by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has found an emerging pattern of labour rights violations throughout one of the world's most profitable stevedoring companies: International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI).
Andersen Global enters Kenyan market through partnership with Nexus Business
05-10-2017 | 05:47:00
US advisory firm has announced its entry into East Africa through collaboration with with Nexus Business Advisory Limited (Nexus), a tax, legal and business advisory firm based in Nairobi, Kenya.
South Africa constitution comes to the fore in North African cargo dispute
05-10-2017 | 05:45:00
At first glance, it might seem unlikely that South Africa’s Constitution could be instrumental in deciding a cargo dispute with its roots in a 40-year-long North African territory deadlock.
Baker McKenzie announces new managing partner and key leadership appointments in South Africa
04-10-2017 | 06:25:12
Global law firm Baker McKenzie has announced Morne van der Merwe’s appointment as managing partner of its Johannesburg office
Guinea Bissau renegotiates and reduces outstanding debts to Exim Bank by 90 per cent
04-10-2017 | 06:19:00
Following an official request for support from the Government of Guinea-Bissau, the African Legal Support Facility has provided creditor litigation support and advisory services during outstanding debt negotiations with the Export-Import Bank of China.
Ghana wins maritime boundary dispute against Côte d’Ivoire
03-10-2017 | 08:15:00
A Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea has determined the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, adopting the boundary line claimed by Ghana and rejecting that proposed by Côte d’Ivoire.
Intra African investment growth pushes the case for international arbitration skills
02-10-2017 | 06:56:56
Intra-African trade and investment is growing, and with it the likelihood that more and bigger commercial disputes will arise. Such disputes should be resolved on African soil and not in boardrooms in Europe.
Kosmos Energy provides update on maritime boundary arbitration between Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire
26-09-2017 | 05:58:30
Kosmos Energy has announced that the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has issued its final decision in the maritime boundary dispute between the Governments of Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire.
African Development Bank debars Malian company Entreprise de Construction Urbaine et Rurale
21-09-2017 | 07:31:00
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on September 19, 2017, announced the debarment of Entreprise de Construction Urbaine et Rurale (ECUR) for a minimum period of three years.
[Column] Leana Englebrecht: Swaziland Competition Commission requires payment of higher merger filing fees
13-09-2017 | 08:02:00
In Swaziland, mergers are classified as either small mergers or large mergers.
Swaziland Competition Commission requires payment of higher merger filing fees - Baker McKenzie
11-09-2017 | 09:53:00
In Swaziland, mergers are classified as either small mergers or large mergers. A small merger is a merger where the combined annual turnover or asset values of the merging parties does not exceed SZL8 million (approximately USD600 000).
ALSF, UNECA and African Union cooperate to develop model mining laws
06-09-2017 | 06:07:00
For more than a decade, Africa has enjoyed a mineral boom, producing more than 10% of the world’s minerals by value, from over 30% of its global mineral reserves.
[Column] Lana Jacobs: Cyber pirates threaten shipping security
05-09-2017 | 09:30:00
Increased vessel automation, integration and digitization are the inevitable future of shipping, adding cyber-attacks to the usual concerns of ship-owners and insurers.
Pact and Microsoft expand fight against child labour in DR Congo mining
31-08-2017 | 05:45:00
Pact and Microsoft Corp. have announced an expanded partnership to address child labor in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
[Column] Betsie Strydom and Wandisile Mandlana: New tax measures to curb abuse of mining rehabilitation funds are a missed opportunity
29-08-2017 | 08:27:00
The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (NEMA) places the responsibility for remediating environmental damage, pollution or ecological degradation arising from mining operations on mining companies as the holders of prospecting or mining rights.
Berry Appleman & Leiden grows African foothold with second office in South Africa
25-08-2017 | 06:10:00
Corporate immigration law firm Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL) has expanded its Africa presence with a second office in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Court rules on one of South Africa’s most publicised hate speech matters
24-08-2017 | 10:57:00
The High Court of South Africa, Gauteng Local Division today ruled in favour of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), in the matter of South African Human Rights Commission & 3 Others v Jon Qwelane.
African Development Bank debars Chongqing International Construction Corporation for fraud
22-08-2017 | 11:00:44
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has announced the debarment of Chongqing International Construction Corporation (CICO) for a minimum period of twelve months.
Mental health finally gaining recognition in South Africa’s workplace - CRS Technologies
17-08-2017 | 08:30:34
Issues related to mental health, including depression, in the workplace have not always garnered the necessary sympathy or response from employers compared to physical issues, but this is changing.
POPI adds a new dimension to personal data protection in South Africa
15-08-2017 | 11:45:00
Whether one has totally embraced South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act or not, there is no denying it has altered the scope of data protection, management and governance in South Africa.
[Column] Lischa Gerstle: Foreign lenders should be aware of credit and loan requirements in South Africa
09-08-2017 | 08:39:00
When a foreign lender advances a loan to a South African borrower (or its group members), the South African Exchange Control Regulations, the National Credit Act and the financial assistance section of the Companies Act are of key relevance.