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Zambia’s provisions in the Reservation Regulations

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Article by Jackie Jhala and Mwila Balungu of Corpus Legal Practitioners – Zambia Introduction In a widely circulated Zambian national newspaper the “Daily Mail” dated 4 May 2021, it was reported that local transporters have been granted preference with respect to transportation of at least fifty percent (50%) of heavy and bulk cargo either imported […]

Technology Media and Telecommunications Africa Quarterly e-Bulletin

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Compiled by Wendy Rosenberg and Tebogo Sibidla of Werksmans Attorneys – South Africa. This e-bulletin highlights key legislative and regulatory developments in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors in sub-Saharan Africa.  This issue covers the period 16 January 2021 to 15 April 2021 includes developments from Botswana, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, […]

Zambia: Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Act

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Article by: Jackie Jhala and Rabecca Banda of Zambian firm Corpus Legal Practitioners   Introduction The Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Bill was assented into law by the President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, on 24 March 2021 and consequently enacted into law by the Cyber Security and Cyber […]

Technology Media And Telecommunications Africa Quarterly E Bulletin

Technology

This e-bulletin highlights key legislative and regulatory developments in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors in sub-Saharan Africa.  This issue covers the period 16 October 2020 to 15 January 2021 includes developments from Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritius, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Botswana Type Approval Verification […]

Technology, Media and Telecommunications Africa Quarterly E Bulletin – October 2020

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This e-bulletin highlights key legislative and regulatory developments in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors in sub-Saharan Africa.  This issue covers the period 16 July to 15 October 2020 includes developments in Botswana, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar and Zimbabwe. Botswana Expression of Interest […]

Schemes of Arrangements and Business Rescue Proceedings in Zambia

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Introduction The unprecedented impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been far reaching. From governments to small and medium scale enterprises, the effect of a global pandemic has left the world wondering what an economic recovery looks like. World and business leaders are navigating a complex range of seamless issues that include keeping their employees and […]

Developments in African Arbitration Law

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Arbitration as a means of settling financial and commercial disputes has burgeoned in Africa in the 21st century – as the continent has grown economically and seen major improvements in governance. What is the current state of play? Arbitration is essentially a procedure to resolve disagreements outside a courtroom, with disputing parties agreeing to submit […]

The bonfire of the tax treaties

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Senegal and Zambia unilaterally scrapping tax treaties with Mauritius has shaken up the African investment and legal landscape. Senegal and Zambia have blamed “unbalanced” and “unfair” treaties for their surprise decisions to terminate double-taxation agreements with Mauritius. Tearing up a tax treaty is highly unusual in the circumspect world of international diplomacy and several other […]

COVID-19: Effects on employment contracts – Zambia

Zambia

The COVID-19 pandemic which first emerged in Wuhan, China last December has now spread to almost all countries in the world, in each of them threatening the long-term livelihoods and wellbeing of millions. The pandemic has also directly impacted on employment relationships arising from the measures individual countries are undertaking to deal with the situation. […]

COVID-19 and Performance of Contracts in Zambia: Key Considerations

Zambia

The wake of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-Cov-2), the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, has triggered widespread effects on many industries across the world. The pandemic has the potential to affect business transactions including the ability to create restrictions and limitations that could enable a party to a Zambian law contract […]

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