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A raft of new public procurement regulations in Uganda

A wave of fraud-related public procurement scandals has gripped the nation in recent years. Allegations of fake tenders and false representations by imposters have plagued the procurement cycle, becoming a frequent feature story in the news. The Public Procurement and Dis..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The establishment of the Public Procurement Tribunal

The complex public procurement system in South Africa has been fertile ground for litigation over many years, and to say that law reports are replete with cases dealing with public procurement would be an understatement. Litigation in this context almost invariably brings..

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The National Assembly passes Public Procurement Bill: A giant leap towards procurement reform

Public procurement processes in South Africa have long been in need of an update.  After 24 years under the current legal framework, the courts have developed a rich body of case law as government departments and state-owned enterprises have contracted for good..

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The Ghanaian Framework for Public-Private Partnerships

Ghana, like many other developing countries, faces significant infrastructure deficit that has long hindered its economic growth and development. Addressing Ghana's infrastructure challenges will require raising billions of dollars in annual expenditures. Recognizing the ..

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Kenya: The Water (Amendment) Bill, 2023: Harnessing private investment for financing water sector projects

The recently published Water (Amendment) Bill, 2023 (the Bill) seeks to promote private investment in the water sector through the public-private partnerships (PPPs) model. The amendments seek to achieve this by expanding the remit of national government entities such as ..

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Clyde & Co.

Project Financing a Power Project in Tanzania

Power projects in Tanzania represent a key driver of the nation's energy landscape. As the demand for reliable electricity continues to rise, understanding the intricacies of these projects becomes essential for both investors and stakeholders alike. In this month’s legal..

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Moira Mukuka Legal Practitioners

Zambian Refines Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Model

Parliament is expected to usher in a more robust public-private partnership (“PPP”) framework in 2023 and is currently considering the Public Private Partnership Bill (the “PPP Bill”) which came up for first reading on 28 July 2023. Leading up to this Bill, government has em..
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Rex Attorneys

Review of the Public Private Partnership (Amendment) Bill 2023

The Public Private Partnership Act, (Cap. 103 R.E. 2018) ("PPP Act”), is the principal legislation regulating the implementation of public private partnership projects ("PPP Projects”).

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Sal & Caldeira Advogados

New Regulations on Public Procurement

The procurement for public works, supply of goods and services from public entities has been undergoing constant changes over the years. Decree Law no. 48817 of 19 February 1969, applicable to Mozambique through Ordinance 555/71 of 12 October (Regulation of Works and Supp..

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