Technologie, médias et télécommunications Africa Quarterly E Bulletin

Technologie

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 2021 to 15 January 2022 and includes developments from Botswana, Cameroon, Eswatini, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Botswana […]

Mises à jour du cadre juridique des affaires de Maurice

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Article by Dev Erriah, Head of Chambers at Erriah Chambers – Mauritius The Mauritius government signed, on 29 October, an amending protocol to its 2011 income tax treaty with Germany to bring it into line with recommendations of the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project. The BEPS actions are designed to equip governments with […]

Radiation de Maurice de la liste de l'UE des pays tiers à haut risque

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Article by Dev Erriah – Head of Chambers, Erriah Chambers, Mauritius Mauritius is set to be formally removed from the European Union List of High Risk Third countries (the “EU List”) very soon following the meeting of the European Commission College of Commissioners on 22 December 2021. Following the de listing of Mauritius from the […]

Visa Premium Maurice

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Article by Dev R Erriah of Erriah Chambers, Mauritius On 23 October 2020, the Government of Mauritius announced the introduction of a new travel visa, The Premium Visa. Mauritius, which is famously known as the “paradise island”, has launched a Premium Travel Visa, valid for a period of one year, renewable, to welcome admired travellers seeking […]

The COMESA Competition Commission’s increasing emphasis on competition enforcement and conduct cases

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Article by: Pieter Steyn – Chairperson of LEX Africa, Director Werksmans Attorneys, South Africa The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) covers 21 countries namely Burundi, the Comoros, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Sudan, Swaziland, Seychelles, Somalia, Tunisia Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The […]

Nouvelles réalités en Afrique : Covid-19 et impôts

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Ongoing economic pain wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic has put government revenue under a harsh spotlight. The likely direction to be taken by tax authorities in Africa in a post-pandemic era was discussed in a recent webinar co-hosted by LEX Africa and the South Africa-Nigeria Business Chamber. One disconcerting possibility raised was that revenue shortfalls […]

Africa joins the new space race

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In the scramble to put ever-more small satellites into orbit, Africa is positioning itself to be in the big picture. The MIR-Sat1 launched by Mauritius in June 2021 became Africa’s 44th satellite in orbit around Earth. Two months earlier, Tunisia successfully placed its Challenge 1 among the rapidly growing constellation of African satellites accumulating and […]

Technology Media and Telecommunications Africa Quarterly e-Bulletin

Technologie

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, […]