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Key highlights of Ghana’s Land Act 2020

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Article by Elizabeth Ashun and Theodosia Tandoh of Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah, Ghana It has been a little over a year since Parliament passed the Land Act 2020 (Act 1036) (the “Land Act”). Until the Land Act was passed, Ghana’s land law was contained in several legislations and cases. It consolidates Ghana’s land law and […]

A Long-term Sublease Agreement, Should it be Registered?

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Author: Katleho David Phenduka of Webber Newdigate Attorneys This article comments on the importance of registering long-term sublease agreements in Lesotho. A sublease agreement is an agreement between the Sublessor/Landlord and the Sublessee/Tenant. The Sublessor in essence gives the Sublessee the temporary use and enjoyment of his property in return for payment of rent.  The […]

Tanzania: Bill tabled to prohibit non-citizens from owning land through inheritance

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On 14 November 2019, the Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019, Act No 8 of 2019 which proposed to amend several laws including the Probate and Administration of Estates Act, Cap. 352 was tabled in Parliament for first reading. The amendment to the Probate and Administration of Estates Act now proposes to impose a restriction […]

US Consulate office in Eko Atlantic, Lagos

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Our Nigerian member firm Giwa-Osagie & Co., recently represented the Government of the United States of America when they purchased a large piece of land to use as its new Consulate office in Eko Atlantic, Lagos. It was a landmark transaction! Here are some of the photographs taken at the closing ceremony of this transaction.

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