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Muvingi Mugadza

Investment Opportunities in Carbon Credits Trading in Zimbabwe

At the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in New York, in May 1992, the countries present committed to reduce atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gasses with the goal of preventing human activities interference with the earth’s climat..

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Clyde & Co.

Banking in Tanzania: An Overview of the Corporate Governance, Development Finance and Mortgage Refinance Compliance Requirements

Banks and financial institutions (Bank(s)) are highly regulated in Tanzania. Their compliance with Tanzanian laws and regulations is of paramount importance to ensure smooth operations and transparency. Notably, an example of noncompliance with the relevant Banks laws inc..

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The emergence of electronic conveyancing in Ghana

In the wake of increasing calls for land administration reforms in Ghana, Parliament of Ghana passed the new Land Act, 2020 (Act 1036) (the “Land Act”) in December 2020. Among many of the reforms introduced by the Land Act is the introduction ..

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Ensuring Compliance and Fairness in Employment Background Checks

Lessons from the ODPC Decision in Complaint No. 0586 of 2023, Harrison Kisaka vs. Faulu Microfinance Bank Limited

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Jackson, Etti & Edu

Key Highlights of CBN’s Code of Corporate Governance Guidelines

On the 13th of July 2023, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued a circular with respect to the Corporate Governance Guidelines for Commercial, Merchant, Non-Interest and Payment Service Banks, as well as Financial Holding Companies in Nigeria (new Guidelines) with an e..

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JLA Advogados

New Mozambique Labor Law

On 7 August, the Parliament approved Law no. 13/2023, which introduces the new Labour Law and repeals the current Labour Law approved by Law no. 23/2007 of 1 August.

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SPA Ajibade & Co.

Data Privacy At The Core Of Open Banking In Nigeria

The emergence of open banking has transformed the financial landscape, offering customers opportunities to access innovative financial services. However, as the open banking ecosystem continues to evolve, the need to navigate the intersection of data privacy regulations a..

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MWC Legal

A Win for Consumers – Court Awards Damages for Breach of Consumer Rights

In a recent High Court decision, Safaricom PLC (the Appellant) was condemned to pay KES. 452,868/= to Mr Ronald Wilson Kafwa (the Respondent), one of its customers being part of the amount of money lost by the Respondent from his M-pesa account after the theft of his mobi..

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Webber Wentzel

Virtual Wheeling 101

Electricity wheeling mechanisms play a key role in facilitating the optimal integration of renewable energy resources into the grid. Wheeling across high and medium-voltage lines has been the focus of Eskom's wheeling strategies to date, but the proposed introductio..

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