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Mandatory vaccinations in the workplace: SA’s CCMA hands down an important decision

South Africa’s primary dispute resolution body, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (“CCMA”) has issued its first award in respect of an employee refusing to vaccinate in the face of the employer’s mandatory vaccination policy.

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Aluko & Oyebode

A Review of Nigeria’s Climate Change Act, 2021

On 18 November 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the Climate Change Bill 2021 following the passing of the bill by the Senate just a month earlier on 13 October 2021.


The Climate Change Act 2021 (the “Act”) has been described as one o..

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Orison Legal

Virtual Asset and Initial Token Offering Act 2021

The Virtual Asset and Initial Token Offering Services Act 2021 passed by the National Assembly on 10 December 2021 and gazetted on 16 December 2021, empowers the Financial Services Commission (the “FSC”) to regulate and supervise virtual asset service providers (“VASPs”) ..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

A retrospective on the Economic Freedom Fighters’ involvement in labour matters

The imposition of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has become a common occurrence in the South African workplace. The Labour Court has, however, already taken a strong stance against the EFF in two..

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Trade liberalization in Africa and arbitration clauses in cross-border agreements

The African Continental Free Trade Area or AfCFTA”, launched last year in terms of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, created the la..

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Kenya PPP Directorate to Become the Key Driver of PPP Projects in Kenya: A Detailed Look at Kenya’s New PPP Law

Public private partnerships have long been proposed as the answer to Kenya’s ever-widening infrastructure gap.

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Sal & Caldeira Advogados

Amendments to the Competition Law Regulations and Organizational Statute of the Competition Regulatory Authority

We hereby inform the business community and other interested parties about two recent innovations in the competition legal framework in the country.
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Webber Wentzel

Tax consequences of riot insurance payments | Tax Chronicles

​Businesses that are able to claim from the South African Special Risks Insurance Association (Sasria) for damage to premises or equipment from the July 2021 unrest need to be aware of the tax implications of payouts.

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Clyde & Co.

Tanzania Companies Act: New deadline for submission of the information in relation to beneficial owners

This briefing highlights the recent extension by the Minister of Industry and Trade (the Minister) of the deadline for submission of beneficial ownership information to the Registrar of Companies (the Registrar).

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