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    Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business
    Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business

    The adoption continues for the .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gLTD) as Africa's biggest multi-industry website, Bizcommunity, announced the launch of its dotAfrica website...

    Issued by dotAfrica 9 Apr 2019

    Africa and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Dignity for all
    Africa and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Dignity for all

    African countries barely existed when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Paris, France in 1948, three years after the end of the Second World War...

    By Franck Kuwonu 9 Apr 2019

    Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines
    Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines

    Bizcommunity is proud to announce the launch of BIZ | Daily - a daily top story round-up, curated from across 18 industry sectors by most impressions and social media shares...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 8 Apr 2019

    Europlaw Group expands operations to Kenya and countries of East Africa Community
    Europlaw Group expands operations to Kenya and countries of East Africa Community

    Europlaw Group has made a business decision to expand their cross-border operations by opening offices in Nairobi, Kenya, and also covering the countries of the East Africa Community...

    Issued by Europlaw 2 Apr 2019

    Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain
    Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain

    Bizcommunity, the wholly independently owned media brand made in Africa for Africa, is proud to announce the launch of the Bizcommunity.africa domain...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Apr 2019

    Botswana joins list of African countries reviewing gay rights
    Botswana joins list of African countries reviewing gay rights

    Botswana's High Court is considering a challenge to the provisions of the penal code criminalising consensual same-sex relations in the country...

    By Andrew Novak 19 Mar 2019

    Liquor industry signs guidelines for good business practice for SA companies in Africa
    Liquor industry signs guidelines for good business practice for SA companies in Africa

    The liquor industry has signed the Guidelines for Good Business Practice for South African Companies Operating on the African Continent...

    1 Mar 2019

    #BizTrends2019: Digital, data-driven biometrics
    #BizTrends2019: Digital, data-driven biometrics

    The global biometrics market is growing rapidly. In fact, research indicates that the global market is growing a compounded growth rate of 22.9%...

    Pine PienaarBy Pine Pienaar 15 Jan 2019

    Food security in Africa depends on rethinking outdated water law
    Food security in Africa depends on rethinking outdated water law

    A new study has found that outdated, colonial-era water permit systems across Africa are unintentionally criminalising millions of small farmers who can't obtain permits...

    By Barbara van Koppen 14 Nov 2018

    #FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters
    #FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters

    It's becoming harder than ever to 'kill the story' in these technologically advanced times...

    Leigh AndrewsBy Leigh Andrews 12 Nov 2018

    What Nestlé's attempt to trademark the shape of a KitKat teaches us about design
    What Nestlé's attempt to trademark the shape of a KitKat teaches us about design

    For many people there is something irresistible about chocolate. But in the hungry rush to make it part of our bodies there is a missed opportunity to meditate on different gestural experiences...

    By Tom Lee and Stefan Lie 2 Nov 2018

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    African Legal Support Facility launches new certification programme

    The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) has created a flagship initiative called ALSF Academy Project, which is a three-level capacity building and certification programme...

    22 Oct 2018

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    Why Botswana is no longer a safe haven for elephants

    Early last week, global news outlets reported that 90 carcasses of illegally killed elephants had been found around a famous wildlife sanctuary - the Okavango Delta - in Botswana...

    By Ross Harvey 10 Sep 2018

    Compliance lawyers are in demand in Africa
    Compliance lawyers are in demand in Africa

    Regulators around the world are increasing their focus on compliance issues and this has given rise to a substantial increase in demand for lawyers who specialise in this field...

    6 Jun 2018

    #AfricaMonth: Beware - Africa's brand growth comes with counterfeiting challenges
    #AfricaMonth: Beware - Africa's brand growth comes with counterfeiting challenges

    Africa is an ideal market for brand holders and counterfeiters as growth in brand investment creates demand...

    By Vanessa Ferguson 25 May 2018

    Where will GDPR and PoPIA leave digital marketing?
    Where will GDPR and PoPIA leave digital marketing?

    GDPR and PoPIA are set to dramatically change the way South African organisations do business - especially how personal data is handled and stored...

    Elizabeth de StadlerBy Elizabeth de Stadler 23 May 2018

    Brand investment rises in East Africa
    Brand investment rises in East Africa

    The East African IP landscape has shifted fundamentally, says Bowmans regional IP head...

    21 May 2018

    Nations in new push to boost intra-Africa trade
    Nations in new push to boost intra-Africa trade

    The AfCFTA's potential as a tool for driving industrialisation, economic diversification and development was highlighted at the start of the UN Economic Commission for Africa's Conference of Ministers...

    By Benjamin Ouma 15 May 2018

    Africa's new free trade area - streamlining trade and infrastructure development
    Africa's new free trade area - streamlining trade and infrastructure development

    Increasing intra-African trade is essential for the growth and development of the continent and so the recent signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), set to be the first continent-wide African trade agreement, is good news...

    By Kieran Whyte and Jen Stolp 8 May 2018

    Antique ivory – defined as pre-1947 worked ivory – is an exception and can be traded in the UK and EU. Flickr/James Picht
    Paradigm shift as African countries throw their weight behind ivory ban

    Calls from conservation groups for a strong line and a near total ban on the sale of ivory were strengthened last week when 32 African nations...

    By Caroline Cox 26 Mar 2018

    President Paul Kagame. Image credit: Village Urugwiro via
    A new dawn for Africa as 44 countries sign CFTA deal

    The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (CFTA ) could enter into effect by the end of this year following signing by 44 countries yesterday at the 10th extraordinary African Union Summit...

    By Collins Mwai 22 Mar 2018

    How are companies preparing for automation and the new world of work?
    How are companies preparing for automation and the new world of work?

    The world of work is evolving, and future-conscious organisations need to be aware of the business implications associated with automation and robotics. A fundamental consideration is how such changes disrupt and affect the world of work and long-standing traditions about the role human beings play in it...

    By Lusanda Raphulu 8 Feb 2018

    Kenyan gender advocate Vivian Onano for innovation summit
    Kenyan gender advocate Vivian Onano for innovation summit

    Kenyan gender advocate Vivian Onano is one of the key speakers at the Liberty VUKA Knowledge Summit. In this Q&A, we find out what her entrepreneurship lessons are for women and young people in the workplace...

    26 Oct 2017

    Africa's ambitious new biodiversity laws come with teeth, will protect people too
    Africa's ambitious new biodiversity laws come with teeth, will protect people too

    Africa is known for its rich biodiversity. On a continent where people depend on this biodiversity for their daily livelihood, the question of how animals and plants that live on it will be protected, remains crucial...

    By Willem Daniel Lubbe 11 Sep 2017

    Intra-African trade critical for economic growth
    Intra-African trade critical for economic growth

    Participation of women in the economy is key to unlocking intra-African growth opportunities...

    By Deepa Vallabh 8 Sep 2017

    The second ‘Scramble for Africa' reveals need for IP rights protection
    The second ‘Scramble for Africa' reveals need for IP rights protection

    For the second time in history, the African continent has become a focal point for global expansion and brand protection is critical...

    By Carla Collett 25 Aug 2017

    Mozambique destroys over two tonnes of contraband ivory, rhino horn
    Mozambique destroys over two tonnes of contraband ivory, rhino horn

    Authorities in Mozambique on Monday, 6 July 2015, burned more than 2.6 tonnes of ivory and rhino horns confiscated during various anti-poaching busts, demonstrating a tough stance on wildlife trafficking...

    8 Jul 2015

    Taxation of capital gains earned in Mozambique by non-residents
    Taxation of capital gains earned in Mozambique by non-residents

    In this article we briefly discuss the taxation of capital gains earned in Mozambique by non-resident taxpayers, with specific focus on the petroleum and mining sectors and the legislation regulating these sectors...

    By Tânia Santhim 16 Apr 2015

    Ethiopian lawyer trying to get bloggers freed

    The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.

    18 Jul 2014

    Social media is a key for terror groups

    WASHINGTON, USA: Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday, 14 May.

    15 May 2014



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