Achieving the goals of the UN SDG 7 and the Paris agreement in Africa will involve a combination of innovation and technologies, substantial investment in infrastructures and human capital as well as implementing regulations that will guide the process of migrating towards renewables.
Access to modern, secure, and affordable energy is crucial for the development of any society and its people.
Centurion Law Group’s Energy Transition Centre connects the dots between local energy markets, African companies and international investors and companies.
South African Revenue Service (Sars) Implements New Rules for the Customs and Excise Client Accreditation
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) is established in terms of the South African Revenue Service Act 34 of 1997 as an autonomous agency, which is responsible for administering the South African tax system and customs service. SARS recently implemented new rules under section 64E of the Customs and Excise Act No.91 of 1964 (“the Act”). The old Rules which provided for accredited client status have been repealed in their entirety and replaced by a new set of Rules. This new set of rules became effective on 23 July 2021.
On 3 August 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued new guidelines (the Guidelines) with the aim to further regulate and set up a licensing regime for the establishment and operation of a payments-service holding company (PSHC) in Nigeria. Background In December 2020, the CBN had issued a circular on categorisation, with regards to…
Mauritius Offers a Plethora of Schemes and Facilities for the Entertainment Industry; Recently Premiered Netflix Film, “resort to Love” Entirely Filmed in Mauritius
Mauritius does not only offer beautiful scenery for film production but offers ‘The Mauritius Film Rebate Scheme’ which is a project of the Economic Development Board (EDB), in association with the Mauritius Film Development Corporation (MFDC).
The apex regulator of banking activities in Nigeria has released new guidelines to further regulate the services provided by mobile money operators (MMOs) in Nigeria (“the new guidelines”).
Investment has played a pivotal role in the economic development of Mozambique. It has been recorded that the country has been one of the ‘fastest-growing economies’ on the African continent for the last two and a half decades wherein it has outdone both regional and global growth averages with its rich oil and gas reserves that
While a decoupling might occur as the world transitions to cleaner and more efficient energy sources, economic growth and energy demand continue to be linked. As energy demand increases, economies grow, and in turn, the GDP increases.
The Mauritian Global Business regime has currently been undergoing various changes designed at enhancing the attractiveness and competitiveness of the Mauritius International Financial Centre (IFC), in line with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)’s BEPS initiatives.
The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA” or “POPI”) has been a hot topic in South Africa over the past year given the anticipation of the Act coming into full force.
African investors seek Grenadian citizenship for visa-free travel, migration options and investment returns
The Grenada citizenship program has been met with interest by those who wish to widen their global scope, as well as settle in the United States.