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May 23, 2019
On April 2 the Gambia’s parliament wrote itself into modern African history when it ratified the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) ...
April 17, 2019
Recently, Zimbabwe, a member of the WTO since 1995, ratified the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) becoming the 139th WTO Member State to ratify this Agreement ...
March 13, 2019
Africa is sometimes described as the “last frontier” of competition law because many African countries have only recently adopted modern competition laws ...
February 8, 2019
By far the most significant headline-grabbing development in 2017 and 2018 relates to the stunning rise of blockchain ...
December 20, 2018
In a bid to ensure proper licensing, regulation, monitoring and supervision of microfinance business in Tanzania, the Minister for Finance has issued a draft Bill on Microfinance to be tabled in the National Assembly very soon ...
October 26, 2018
Arbitration is perceived as one of the alternative solutions to congestion in the court system ...
October 18, 2018
On July 12, the Competition Amendment Bill was introduced in Parliament, substantially revising the earlier version of the Bill.
September 19, 2018
At LEX Africa’s June seminar on developments in competition law in Africa, speakers discussed the increasing trend of governments to try and use competition law as an important part of their industrial policy ...
July 24, 2018
The country’s infrastructure is broken, but there is room for smart investors to capitalise on its rehabilitation.
June 13, 2018
Shelf Drilling’s associate general counsel for the Middle East and Africa discusses the changing role of in-house counsel and the effect of technology on the profession.
June 13, 2018
The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) commenced the review process in respect of its Act No. 007/2002 of July 11, 2002 on Mining Code (Mining Code) in 2012. The process eventually culminated in the promulgation by the President of the Republic of the Act Amending the Mining Code (Amending Act) ...
May 3, 2018
Significant strides in Mozambique’s legislation and policies could see a rapid turnaround in the country’s economic situation. In 2016, inflation peaked at 26 percent ...
March 26, 2018
It is important to remember that Africa is not a country but consists of 54 sovereign states and a huge diversity of cultures, customs, languages, ethnic groups and religions ...
January 26, 2018
Private equity (PE) as an asset class is a very attractive prospect for investors and has grown substantially across Africa over the past eight years ...
November 15, 2017
Treasury Proposes New Rules dealing with the Tax Treatment of the conversion of Debt into Equity ...