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Uganda: The National Climate Change Act, 2021

The release of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report this year makes it more obvious than ever that countries must radically and rapidly cut greenhouse gas emissions in order to avoid the most dangerous conseque..

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Templars

Right to Be Forgotten: TEMPLARS Successfully Defends Google

26 October 2021, a High Court (HC) sitting in Lagos, in a landmark judgment, dismissed a claim for the enforcement of the right to the erasure of personal data, privacy rights and other fundamental rights against Google LLC.

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The beginning of an era: Certain sections of South Africa’s Cybercrimes Act have commenced and here’s what you need to know

There is no denying that rapid technological advancements and the use of various software, applications and data storage mechanisms have changed the way South Africans conduct themselves in business and on a personal level. These often indi..

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MawereSibanda

What employers should expect with the changes in Zimbabwean labour laws with the advent of 2022

Over the past decade, Zimbabwe’s Labour laws have been evolving in a bid to meet the changes in the modern economy. One of the major developments include the Labour amendment bill 2021 which has been of major interest among Zimbabweans. Thi..

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Venture Law

The Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Act 2021

The new Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Act 2021 (the ‘’Act’’) enacted on 19 November 2021 repeals the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime Act 2003. The new legislation provides for a National Cybersecurity Committee (the ‘‘Committee’’) and a compr..

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Bowmans

Kenya: Highlights of the Law of Succession (Amendment) Act 2021

Parliament recently passed into law the Law of Succession (Amendment) Act 2021 (the Amendment Act). The Amendment Act amends several provisions of the Law of Succession Act, Chapter 160 of the Laws of Kenya (the LSA Act).

The Amendme..

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MMAKS Advocates

Beat the data protection registration deadline

Transacting online for work, school, banking, or pleasure, and therefore exchanging personal information, has never been more pronounced than today. Social distancing brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated reliance on the in..

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Vieira de Almeida

Angola: Proposal for the 2022 General State Budget Law

lt has recently been made available the Proposal for the 2022 General State Budget Law ("State Budget Proposal"). Among the proposed measures the following are to be highlighted:

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Olaniwun Ajayi

Trademarks and cultural appropriation: what is really unprotectable?

It is the age of the Internet of things and the growth of the modern economy is increasingly hinged on intangible assets. This is more apparent considering the sweeping impact that the fourth industrial revolution driven largely by Artifici..

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