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New Investment Act in force

In a bid to promote the use of Kiswahili language in the Government’s official business and in line with the law, on 2 December 2022, the Parliament of Tanzania passed the new Tanzania Investment Act, 2022 (the new Investment Act) in Kiswahili. This follows the amen..

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ALP East Africa

Tanzania ratifies protocol to empower regional court to handle business and investment matters

Tanzania’s ratification of the protocol extending the Court’s jurisdiction is another step towards a functional and well-structured trade and investment regime within the East African Community.

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Breakthrough Attorneys

Investing in Tanzania: a look at the newly passed Tanzania Investment Act 2022

On 31 August 2022, a Special Bill supplement for the proposed Tanzania Investment Act, 2022 was published in the special Gazette. This Bill has been tabled for discussi..

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IKM Advocates

Give foreign investors more access to land in food-security goals

Secure property rights, efficient land ownership and use are the cornerstone of any modern economy. Kenya has kept up with global trends in recognizing the fundamental role that land plays in sustainable economic growth and has made efforts ..

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TripleOKLaw

Key Highlights of The United States-Kenya Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership (STIP)

On July 14, 2022, the United States and Kenya launched a strategic trade and investment partnership (STIP) to pursue commitments to boost economic growth, support African regional economic integration and deepen trade cooperation. Both countries target to commence, within..

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Scanlen & Holderness

Zimbabwe: New case on enforceability of choice of law clauses

The issue of choice of law has come to the forefront with the advent of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the increase in international agreements.

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ENSafrica

The Vinci Coffee controversy: government did not need to consult with local farmers by law

Despite the outrage following parliament’s recent damning report on an agreement between the Government of Uganda and Vinci Coffee without consultation with local farmers, government was not obliged by law to consult wi..

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Sal & Caldeira Advogados

Amendments to the Investment Law Regulation: The Issue of the Prior Authorization for the Transfer of the Investor's Position

The Law no. 3/93 of 24 July, Investment Law, is an extremely important legal instrument in our legal system, insofar as it is through this law that the desires of the gove..

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Webber Wentzel

Spotlight on Zambia - New Dawn government undertakes various reforms to attract private sector investors

​​​The Zambian government is prioritizing administrative reform and tackling the ease of doing business to stimulate investment in energy and mining.

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