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
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.
A considerable amount of literature has been developed on the role of IP rights in the fight against the spread of COVID-19, with much of the focus on how to leverage pre-existing public interest mechanisms to provide quick access to life-saving information.
The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA); mandatory appointment of information officer – what you need to know
The main aim of the POPIA is to protect data subjects from security breaches, theft, and discrimination. The POPIA also aligns South Africa’s privacy laws with international standards and international best practices.
With ICT set to become the engine of development in Cameroon in its role as a hub in the Central Africa sub-region, the 2021 tax scheme has been updated to promote innovative ICT start-ups.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (“FIRS”) recently issued a circular, Value Added Tax (VAT) on Services Rendered by Financial Institutions No: 2021/04 (“the Circular”), to clarify the VAT treatment of services rendered to and by Financial Institutions (“FIs”) in Nigeria.
Apart from SADC and COMESA, Mauritius is now part of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA). Launched on 1 January 2021, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is an exciting game changer for African trade.
There are various spheres to guarantee protection against the tort of “passing off” in Mauritius, which include some provisions of the Civil Code, and other statutes which have been enacted by Parliament in Mauritius.
A re-definition of the term “public character” and its impact on the taxability of Non-governmental organisations in Nigeria
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (“FIRS”) recently issued a Revised Information Circular on the Tax Treatment of Non-Governmental Ogranisations (NGOs), hereafter referred to the as “Revised Information Circular” or “the Circular”.