112020May
Force Majeure in Mozambique

Force Majeure in Mozambique

As we are all aware the spread of the coronavirus in Mozambique these past month has caused the Mozambique Government and the World Health Organization (WHO) to announce measures to prevent the increase of the virus. Pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 11/2020, of 30 March, Law No. 1/2020, of 31 of March and Law No….

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232020Apr
Tanzania contract performance during Covid-19

Tanzania contract performance during Covid-19

In recent weeks, Tanzania has reported several cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) and in response the Government has closed learning institutions and banned some public gatherings, among other measures. In the business world, the Coronavirus pandemic has prompted a hot discussion as to whether a party to a commercial contract can be released from the performance…

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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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172020Mar
Questioning the BBBEE Commission’s approach to Public Benefit Organisations in BBBEE ownership structures

Questioning the BBBEE Commission’s approach to Public Benefit Organisations in BBBEE ownership structures

A Public Benefit Organisation (“PBO”) is defined in the Income Tax Act as a non profit company or a trust which has been incorporated, formed or established in South Africa and which has the sole or principal object of carrying out one or more public benefit activities. These activities are defined in the Ninth Schedule…

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