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Ethiopian law firm partners with BonelliErede

International law firm BonelliErede has signed an exclusive partnership with leading Ethiopian law firm Tameru Wondm Agegnehu to encourage inward investment by Italian and international business looking for commercial opportunities in Ethiopia...

31 Jul 2017

Legal Aid Botswana bringing justice to Kgalagadi South

Legal Aid Botswana has officially opened its Legal Aid Centre in Tsabong, the administrative centre of the Kgalagadi South District in Botswana...

11 Apr 2017

Partnership agreement signed by Europlaw Group and Menes Law Firm

Europlaw Group Incorporated from South Africa and the Menes Law Firm from Dallas Texas entered into a formal partnership on 6 October. The agreement was authorised and executed on behalf of Menes Law Firm by its senior partner, Mr N. Jude Menes...

Issued by Europlaw Group Incorporated 19 Oct 2015

Al Jazeera slams trial delay

CAIRO, EGYPT: Al Jazeera has slammed the second delay in the trial of its two remaining journalists still in custody in the Egyptian capital...

10 Mar 2015

Australian journalist marks a year in Egyptian jail

CAIRO, EGYPT / SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste marks a year in prison in Egypt today, with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplaying hopes that he will be released before a 1 January appeal...

29 Dec 2014

Hundreds of Congo magistrates on indefinite strike over pay

KINSHASA: Several hundred magistrates in the Democratic Republic of Congo began an "indefinite" strike over pay on Monday, 3 November.

5 Nov 2014

International arbitration in Mauritius

Arbitration has been firmly established in Mauritius since the Constitution of 1791 and the island has travelled a long way since then. The Mauritian jurisdiction is now moving ahead to establish itself as a jurisdiction of choice for international arbitration. The island is a logical choice as it is a safe, stable and democratic jurisdiction where the Rule of Law prevails with regular democratic elections entrenching the separation of powers. Mauritius has also in the last twenty years developed into an international financial centre attracting international business and finance to its shores. It is a corollary of any decent international financial centre to provide to the investors, shareholders and business entities using it, for ways and means to settle their disputes when the latter arise.

By Marc Hein 23 Jan 2014

ENSafrica opens doors in Mauritius

ENSafrica announced that the firm is extending its reach yet again and is set to open an office in Mauritius.

4 Dec 2013

The censorship of crudity and the crudity of censorship

Let's get some facts straight on the effective banning of the film, Of Good Report*, which was due to open the Durban International Film Festival - 18-28 July.

By Anton Harber 30 Jul 2013

Africa is focus for international law firms

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

SA to maintain relations with UAE

The South African government says it respects the independence and judiciary of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), despite the challenges that emerged during Professor Cyril Karabus' ordeal.

20 May 2013

If you're content, we're content

"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013

Social media is here - but be alert to the risks

As more and more companies use social media platforms as marketing and communications tools they need to be aware that it is not without risks.

By Rosalind Davey 3 Oct 2012

Kenyan regulator prepares to disconnect fake phone

Kenyans are counting days before the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) switches off counterfeit phones at the end of September. According to the CCK, close to three million mobile phones in the Kenyan market are counterfeit - 10% of all the active mobile devices in the country.

By Carole Kimutai: @CaroleKimutai 10 Sep 2012

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International

Business mistakes too many law firms make

Being a really good attorney does not mean that you are a highly talented businessman or entrepreneur. This is something that is really important to understand since there is a pretty large number of law firms that end up bankrupt because of business related reasons, not because of problems caused by hired attorneys. With this in mind, here are some of the really common business mistakes that often appear with law firms and that can be disastrous in the long run.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

British American Tobacco facing Africa fraud probe

LONDON, UK - British American Tobacco is being investigated for possible fraud regarding company activities in Africa, it announced on Tuesday.

3 Aug 2017

Ex-Barclays CEO appears in court over fraud charges

LONDON, UK: Former Barclays chief executive John Varley appeared in a London court on Monday, 3 July 2017, over fraud accusations, the first time a boss of a global bank has faced charges arising from the 2008 financial crisis.

5 Jul 2017

EU states have right to ban Uber: top lawyer

LUXEMBOURG CITY, Luxembourg: EU member states can ban ride-hailing pioneer Uber without informing the European Commission because at heart it is an ordinary transport company under their jurisdiction, a top EU lawyer said Tuesday, 4 July 2017.

4 Jul 2017

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