282022Jul
New Tax Regulations Promulgated

New Tax Regulations Promulgated

Following the enactment of the Finance Act, 2022 (the Finance Act), the Minister for Finance on 1 July 2022 issued three sets of Tax Regulations. These Regulations are the Tax Administration (General) (Amendment) Regulations, 2022 (the TAA Regulations); the Value Added Tax (Registration of Non-Resident Electronic Service Suppliers) Regulations, 2022 (the VAT Regulations); and the…

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282022Jul
Mining Local Content Regulations Amended

Mining Local Content Regulations Amended

Article by Tanzanian member FB Attorneys In a bid to address regulatory and practical challenges pertaining to the Mining Local Content Regulations, 2018 (the amended Regulations) the Minister for Minerals has issued the Mining (Local Content) (Amendment) Regulations (the amendments) vide Government Notice No. 479 of 2022. According to the amendments, mining activities include provision…

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272022Jan
Technology Media and Telecommunications Africa Quarterly E Bulletin

Technology Media and Telecommunications Africa Quarterly E Bulletin

This e-bulletin highlights key legislative and regulatory developments in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors in sub-Saharan Africa.  This issue covers the period 16 October 2021 to 15 January 2022 and includes developments from Botswana, Cameroon, Eswatini, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Botswana…

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272021Oct
Renewable energy in the spotlight

Renewable energy in the spotlight

With global energy focused on carbon emissions in the run up to COP26, the role of Africa in the energy transition is once again under the spotlight. African policy makers are grappling with big questions about how to move their countries forward, particularly oil and coal producers, many of them under pressure from developed countries…

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262021Jul
Finance Act 2021 – 60 second overview

Finance Act 2021 – 60 second overview

Tanzanian Member FB Attorneys provides a quick executive snapshot of what the Finance Act 2021 amends: Companies Act Share warrants not to be issued All share warrants issued to be cancelled within 12 months Electronic and Postal Communications Act Introduces development levy on airtime Levy between TZS 5 to 222.70 Regulations on how to collect…

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242021May
Technology Media and Telecommunications Africa Quarterly e-Bulletin

Technology Media and Telecommunications Africa Quarterly e-Bulletin

Compiled by Wendy Rosenberg and Tebogo Sibidla of Werksmans Attorneys – South Africa. This e-bulletin highlights key legislative and regulatory developments in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors in sub-Saharan Africa.  This issue covers the period 16 January 2021 to 15 April 2021 includes developments from Botswana, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius,…

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242021May
Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership Regulations Released

Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership Regulations Released

Article by FB Attorneys – Tanzania On 14 May 2021, the Minister for Industry and Trade issued detailed procedures for submissions of information of beneficial owners vide the Companies (Beneficial Ownership) Regulations, 2021 (the Regulations). The Regulations impose a mandatory obligation for companies incorporated or registered under the Companies Act to declare their beneficial owners…

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292021Apr
Court of Appeal Illuminates on Jurisdiction of Courts in Tanzania

Court of Appeal Illuminates on Jurisdiction of Courts in Tanzania

Background The Court of Appeal of Tanzania (the Court) has recently, in the case of SCOVA Engineering S.p.A. and IRTEC S.p.A. vs. Mtibwa Sugar Estates Limited, Kagera Sugar Limited, Super Star Forwarders Company Limited and General Motors Investment Limited, Civil Appeal No. 133 of 2017 (unreported), pronounced a very progressive decision regarding respecting parties agreement…

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162021Feb
Technology Media And Telecommunications Africa Quarterly E Bulletin

Technology Media And Telecommunications Africa Quarterly E Bulletin

This e-bulletin highlights key legislative and regulatory developments in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors in sub-Saharan Africa.  This issue covers the period 16 October 2020 to 15 January 2021 includes developments from Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritius, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Botswana Type Approval Verification…

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