192018Jan
A post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

A post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

Summary For the first time in 37 years, Zimbabwe exists without the shadow of former president Robert Mugabe looming large. A tense and emotionally turbulent seven days in November resulted in his eventual resignation. Frustration and bitterness over his rule that had been brewing for a number of years finally erupted and caused a change…

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172018Jan
Updates from Mozambique

Updates from Mozambique

NOTICE No.7/GBM/2017 OF 2 JUNE  Regarding the Minimum Capital for Credit Institutions, Financial Companies and Micro-Finance Operators, and repeals Notice no. 4/ GBM/2005 of 20 May. Following the need to update the minimum share capital required to the Banks, the Notice No. 4 / GGBM / 2005 of 20 May which lays down the Minimum…

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152018Jan
Nigeria’s Hottest Investments

Nigeria’s Hottest Investments

Last year has been one of economic progress for Nigeria, with Africa’s largest economy managing to crawl back into growth territory in the second quarter of 2017. The Nigerian government has been working hard to brand the country as an attractive and lucrative destination for offshore investors to bring their capital, skills and business trade. For…

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122018Jan
Angola’s Mid-Term Plan

Angola’s Mid-Term Plan

The Government’s Midterm Plan, containing the Policy and Actions measures to be executed has been approved until the approval of the National Development Plan 2018- 2022. The Plan is due to enter into force until the first quarter of 2018 and it identifies 88 actions,  Public Expenses Control;  Revision of the Public and Private Partnerships Law;  Public-Private Partnerships…

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112018Jan
Law Digest Africa Awards

Law Digest Africa Awards

The Law Digest Africa Awards was held in Lagos, Nigeria.  The Law Digest Africa Awards recognises and honours excellence in the African legal services market, by recognising the contributions of individual lawyers, law firms and in-house legal teams. The awards are based on the opinions of peers and in-depth research. LEX Africa is proud to…

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92018Jan
A new international Arbitration Act for South Africa

A new international Arbitration Act for South Africa

The International Arbitration Act 15 of 2017 (“the Act”) was assented to by the South African President on 19 December 2017.  The Act was published in the Government Gazette on 20 December 2017 and became effective on that date. The Act provides for the incorporation of the UNCITRAL Model Law into South African Law and provides anew for the recognition and enforcement of…

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302017Nov
Lex Africa supports the HLB International Conference 2017

Lex Africa supports the HLB International Conference 2017

Lex Africa is happy to have had the opportunity to support the HLB International conference which was held in Reunion Island.  HLB International is a network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisers whose members are well established firms.  Copies of the Lex Africa brochure and Business Guide were distributed at the conference. Lex…

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242017Nov
China seeks partnership with South Africa on electronics front

China seeks partnership with South Africa on electronics front

The country will be showcasing its electronic prowess at an expo in Johannesburg. More than 200 electronics companies from China and 11 local producers are expected to exhibit at the International Consumer Electronics Expo (ICEE) in South Africa. Addressing the media, representatives from the ANC’s Progressive Business Forum (PBF), the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency…

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