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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272020Oct
Technology, Media and Telecommunications Africa Quarterly E Bulletin – October 2020

Technology, Media and Telecommunications Africa Quarterly E Bulletin – October 2020

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 July to 15 October 2020 includes developments in Botswana, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar and Zimbabwe. Botswana Expression of Interest…

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282020Jul
The bonfire of the tax treaties

The bonfire of the tax treaties

Senegal and Zambia unilaterally scrapping tax treaties with Mauritius has shaken up the African investment and legal landscape. Senegal and Zambia have blamed “unbalanced” and “unfair” treaties for their surprise decisions to terminate double-taxation agreements with Mauritius. Tearing up a tax treaty is highly unusual in the circumspect world of international diplomacy and several other…

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202020Apr
COVID-19: Effects on employment contracts – Zambia

COVID-19: Effects on employment contracts – Zambia

The COVID-19 pandemic which first emerged in Wuhan, China last December has now spread to almost all countries in the world, in each of them threatening the long-term livelihoods and wellbeing of millions. The pandemic has also directly impacted on employment relationships arising from the measures individual countries are undertaking to deal with the situation….

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272020Mar
COVID-19 and Performance of Contracts in Zambia: Key Considerations

COVID-19 and Performance of Contracts in Zambia: Key Considerations

The wake of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-Cov-2), the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, has triggered widespread effects on many industries across the world. The pandemic has the potential to affect business transactions including the ability to create restrictions and limitations that could enable a party to a Zambian law contract…

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42019Jun
Tax in African countries

Tax in African countries

The African Union is on a drive to make the continent economically self-sufficient and some observers believe fixing tax collection is a low-hanging fruit in this endeavour. Africa’s tax-to-GDP ratio is about 18%, while in the developed countries of the OECD it is 34%. In Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, the number is just 5.9%. Many…

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