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    Rooibos added to EU's register of iconic geographic indicators

    Rooibos is the first African food to be approved by the EU for listing on the register...

    8 Jun 2021

    Nigeria bans Twitter in the country days after president's post is removed

    Nigeria said on Friday it had indefinitely suspended Twitter's activities, two days after the social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari...

    7 Jun 2021

    Commission suggests blocking R1bn acquisition of The Building Company

    The Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that the proposed takeover of Pepkor's hardware company The Building Company by Cashbuild be prohibited...

    31 May 2021

    #AfricaMonth: The state of LGBT rights in Africa

    The socio-political and developmental health of a nation can be determined by the lived experiences of, and rights afforded to, the most marginalised...

    By Dr Claire Westman 21 May 2021

    Kenyan authorities set to regulate free-and-easy fintech

    The regulatory net is closing on Kenya's fintech industry. Fintech is one of the least regulated segments of the country's financial services sector, but the industry's unregulated days are numbered...

    By Ariana Issaias and Dominic Indokhomi 20 May 2021

    South Sudan's chief justice is overstepping his bounds: why it matters for the rule of law

    South Sudan's chief justice, Chan Reec Madut, has been implicated in serious corruption allegations since independence. Some relate to the recruitment process within the judiciary...

    By Mark Deng 13 May 2021

    Choosing Lesotho's judges on merit should be only the start of judicial reforms

    Lesotho's Judicial Service Commission has started a process to recruit seven judges of the High Court through a merit-based process...

    By Hoolo 'Nyane 12 May 2021

    #AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper

    We invite you to join us in celebrating Africa Month and matters - its stakeholders and stories - in the areas of business leadership, trade, technologies, arts, culture and brands...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 May 2021

    Thomson Reuters and Juta announce strategic partnership to connect African lawyers to the world

    Thomson Reuters and Juta & Co are proud to announce a partnership in Africa, that will see legal professionals being offered market-leading research technology...

    By Jackie Rhodes & Kamal Patel, Issued by Juta and Company 13 Apr 2021

    2020 a slow year for dealmaking in Africa, but post-pandemic opportunities look promising - Part 3

    In the final part of this three-part series, we analyse M&A data from Kenya, Mozambique and Nigeria...

    By Wildu du Plessis and Morne van der Merwe 1 Mar 2021

    Morocco set to legalise cannabis production for medical use

    Morocco plans to allow the farming, export and domestic sale of cannabis for medical and industrial use, the government said on Thursday, 25 February...

    26 Feb 2021

    Why it pays to link products to places - and how African countries can do it

    How geographical indications can provide economic and financial advantages to a product's place of origin...

    By Samuel Samiai Andrews 24 Feb 2021

    Biden administration moves to rejoin UN Human Rights Council

    US President Joe Biden's administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, three years after former...

    8 Feb 2021

    #BizTrends2021: Key industry group trends in post-pandemic Africa

    In the midst of the planetary emergency of climate change, Covid-19 is testing modern civilisation's preparedness for shocks, across the spheres of finance, economics and technology; global, national and regional governance; global and population health; social cohesion and food security. This is according to Baker McKenzie's new report, Unprecedented: Converging Crises...

    By Wildu du Plessis 6 Jan 2021

    Kenyan coastal community beats lead polluter in court

    It was touted locally as one of the biggest campaigns of the decade when, in 2016, Kenyan environmentalist Phyllis Omido took up the fight against lead poisoning by a lead-acid batteries recycling smelter...

    By Christabel Ligami 31 Dec 2020

    Bizcommunity's festive thank you to the SA business community

    Since March 2020 when Covid-19 first turned business on its head, Bizcommunity has been the place where virtual business gets done, fully set up to seamlessly steer your business communications through the challenges of lockdowns, meltdowns and new remote working norms...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Dec 2020

    Bushiri extradition request served on Malawi authorities

    The Justice and Correctional Services Ministry has kick-started the process to extradite fugitives Shepard and Mary Bushiri who escaped the country while facing criminal charges...

    7 Dec 2020

    Kenya set to appoint first female chief justice at sensitive moment

    Kenyan judge Martha Koome has defended dissidents and helped to write women's rights into the constitution - now she's on track to be the first female chief justice in a country where the role is particularly sensitive...

    By Duncan Miriri 11 May 2021

    Uganda opposition leader Bobi Wine files election challenge in court

    KAMPALA, Uganda - Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine filed a legal challenge in the country's supreme court on Monday seeking cancellation of the results of last month's presidential election that handed victory to incumbent Yoweri Museveni, his party's lawyer said...

    1 Feb 2021

    Government investigating Bushiris' escape

    Government has reiterated its commitment to investigating and swiftly extraditing fugitive evangelical couple, Shepard and Mary Bushiri, who daringly escaped from the country while facing criminal charges...

    23 Nov 2020



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