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Electric Mobility in Kenya: an overview of regulatory and legal considerations

Electric Mobility means the use of electric power sources to power transport infrastructure. Global calls for action to address the adverse effects of climate change and increased awareness of sustainability issues have contributed significantly to the development and ado..

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Webber Wentzel

SCA hands down important judgment for the mining industry

​​​​​​​​In a judgment handed down by the SCA on 18 November 2022, several key South African mining and mineral law principles were enforced. The SCA also emphasised points that a mining rights applicant should keep in mind.

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Herbert Smith Freehills

The new Mozambican Electricity Law

The long-awaited reform of Mozambique’s electricity law has reached the statute books this winter in Maputo (summer if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere), with the enactment of Law 12/2022 of 11 July (the New Electricity Law).  It is..

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Corpus Legal Practitioners

Energy Sector Policy Highlights

The New Dawn administration has set ambitious policy objectives for the energy sector that will require both policy certainty and private capital. This comes after a 10-year period during which, despite some initial big wins including increased private participation, the ..

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Clyde & Co.

Tanzania: The Carbon Trading Regulations of 2022

The Government of Tanzania recently issued the Environmental Management (Control and Management of Carbon Trading) Regulations Government Notice Number 636 of 2022 (the Regulations). The Regulations apply to all carbon trading projects in Mainland Tanzania and are t..

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Clyde & Co.

A refresher on requirements for service providers to the mining sector in Tanzania

The Mining Act R.E. 2019 (the Act) and the Mining (Local Content) Regulations 2018 (the Regulations) provide for minimum local content shareholding requirements for entities operating in and servicing the mining sector. In this article, we set out the varying positions un..

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SNC Incorporated

Energy: Oil & Gas 2022 -Trends And Developments

The Republic of Namibia – also known as the “Land of the Brave” – is a largely unexplored frontier. The recent offshore discoveries by Total Energies and Shell, as well as the confirmation of a working petroleum system onshore in the Kavango Basin by Reconnaissance Energy..

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Clyde & Co.

The Mining (State Participation) Regulations of 2022

The Government of Tanzania recently issued the Mining (State Participation) Regulations Government Notice Number 574 of 2022 (the SPR 2022) which directly impact every mining company or person holding a Mining Licence (ML) or Special Mining Licence (SML) in Tanzania. The ..

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MC&A Advogados

Mozambican New Electricity Law

The Mozambican Assembly of the Republic approved a new electricity law (Law 12/2022), which will be in force as from October 10.


The main purpose of this law is to adapt the existent legislation (namely Law 21/97, which is revoked) to the actual Moz..

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