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
Africa is an ideal market for brand holders and counterfeiters as growth in brand investment creates demand...
Vanessa Ferguson 25 May 2018
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 Stadler 23 May 2018
The East African IP landscape has shifted fundamentally, says Bowmans regional IP head...
21 May 2018
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...
Kieran Whyte and Jen Stolp 8 May 2018
A two-year study focused on used electrical and electronic equipment (UEEE) sent to Nigeria, mostly from European ports, has revealed a continuing "severe problem"...
19 Apr 2018
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...
Caroline Cox 26 Mar 2018
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...
Collins Mwai 22 Mar 2018
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...
Lusanda Raphulu 8 Feb 2018
A Nigerian judge accused the country's former oil minister of trying to "avoid justice" in Britain, as he dismissed an application for her to face corruption charges back home...
3 Nov 2017
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
Having quantifiable, measurable, and verifiable data about justice needs and challenges is essential for the legal profession to move into the 21st century...
Tom Jackson 22 Sep 2017
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...
Willem Daniel Lubbe 11 Sep 2017
For the second time in history, the African continent has become a focal point for global expansion and brand protection is critical...
Carla Collett 25 Aug 2017
Africa's biggest mobile services provider MTN Group (MTN) has confirmed that it is planning to contest a R59bn fine imposed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)...
21 Dec 2015
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
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
Grey, sleek, bristling with massive cannon and an assortment of machine guns, the French navy's Commandant Birot is well-equipped to patrol Africa's most dangerous stretches of ocean.
4 Mar 2014
Nigerian telecoms have expressed their dissatisfaction with the cybercrime bill currently before the legislative arm of government, saying it would allow for surveillance of consumers.
30 Jan 2014
Blue Label Telecoms reiterated in a Sens statement on Monday (9 September) that it was considering its legal options in the dispute between former Blue Label subsidiary Africa Prepaid Services Nigeria (APSN) and Telkom as well as Multi-Links Telecommunications Limited‚ a former wholly-owned subsidiary of Telkom.
Thabiso Mochiko 10 Sep 2013
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON: From Cameroon to Ivory Coast, Kenya to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), traders in counterfeit drugs do a thriving business with the utmost cynicism and sometimes at the cost of human lives.
24 Aug 2013
Telecommunications operator Blue Label Telecoms on Tuesday (20 August) reported a 3.6% rise in diluted headline earnings per share (HEPS)‚ to 63.19c for the year to May.
21 Aug 2013
ACCRA, GHANA: Ghana said it had seized a ship suspected of being involved in the heist of some 3,500 tons of fuel from a tanker off Gabon, one of many such pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.
6 Aug 2013
Telkom is suing a former executive for US$6m as part of a US$528.07m lawsuit for damages arising out of the "super dealer agreement" between Blue Label subsidiary African Prepaid Services and Telkom's former Nigerian subsidiary‚ Multi-Links.
Thabiso Mochiko 18 Jun 2013
Expansion into Africa by the world's biggest law firms gathered steam on Monday (3 June) with the official tie-up between Norton Rose and Fulbright & Jaworski to form Norton Rose Fulbright.
4 Jun 2013
NEW YORK, USA: - Warlord military commanders in Ivory Coast are making hundreds of millions of dollars by plundering the country's exports of cocoa and other resources, according to a report by UN experts.
29 Apr 2013