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N. Dowuona & Company

A Look at Ghana’s Right to Information Act

Government institutions are now obliged to provide information about governance to the public. Under the new Right to Information Act, 2019 (Act 989), a person who applies for information from a public institution is not required..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Production sharing contracts and Kenya’s Petroleum Act

The new Petroleum Act aims to facilitate greater accountability and transparency and to bring the legislative framework, relating to the upstream sector, in line with current industry standards and practices.

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A&K Tanzania

Significant Changes for Mainland Tanzania Businesses Operating in Zanzibar

The Zanzibar Ministry of Trade and Industrial Development (the Ministry) recently issued a Public Notice dated 21 September 2021 on the amendment of the Zanzibar Companies Act No 5 of 2013 (the Companies A..

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Webber Wentzel

Draft Companies Amendment Bill - snapshot of key proposed amendments

A new draft of the Companies Amendment Bill has been published. Although the Bill clarifies many important company law issues; several ambiguities related to the current Act remain.
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