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Clyde & Co.

The Universal Health Coverage Bill of 2022 in Tanzania

Universal health coverage aims to ensure full community access to medical services. The underlying economic theory being that African countries, including Tanzania can make use of their strongest and ultimately most important asset – our people.

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Goldsmiths Solicitors

An Overview of CBN’s Operational Guidelines for Open Banking in Nigeria

By a Circular dated 7th March 2023, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) released the “Operational Guidelines for Open Banking in Nigeria” (‘the Guidelines’). The Guidelines set out rules for sharing the data/information of customers between part..

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Templars

Central Bank of Nigeria Imposes Tighter Tenure Limits on Bank Directors

On the 24th of February 2023, The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued a circular announcing changes to the tenure of executive and non-executive directors in the Nigerian banking industry.

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Fraudulent immovable property transfers: Fraud unravels all

The recent judgment handed down by Judge Adams in Botha NO v Leboko-Radebe and Others (16835/2021) [2022] ZAGPJHC 724 (22 September 2022), in the High Court Gauteng Division, Johannesburg, considered whether fraud should ..

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Webber Wentzel

Unpopular employee - lessons for employers

In Zimbini Makuleni v Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd and Others , the Labour Appeal Court (LAC) determined whether an employer could dismiss an employee for misconduct where the facts demonstrated that they were an unpopular boss.

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ENSafrica

Namibia's petroleum industry heats up with new oil discovery and investment opportunities

Yesterday’s announcement of the third oil discovery made in the offshore orange basin by Shell Namibia, Qatar Energy, and Total Energies brought Namibia's petroleum industry back into the limelight.

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Spoor & Fisher

Zambia: Well-known marks and similar goods

Zambian trade mark law is being modernised and draft new legislation has been published. This is long overdue – the present legislation, the Trade Marks Act Chapter 401 (the TMA), dates all the way back to 1958. But for now the TMA continues to apply.

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Bowmans

Africa Guide to Cryptocurrencies

Although regulators around the world remain sceptical about recognising virtual currencies as legal tender, cryptocurrencies are already an established phenomenon and are here to stay.

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B&P Associates

Digitalizing Crowdfunding In Ghana- A Quick Glance At Ghana’s Crowdfunding Policy

In recent times, our physical and digital streets are filled with people advertising a variety of charitable campaigns in attempts at raising various sums of money for different causes including medical treatment, educational support, natural disaster relief and even fune..

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