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Ghana: legal considerations of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on businesses

23 Mar 2020

On 11 March 2019, the World Health Organisation (“WHO”) declared COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, a global pandemic.
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) | landlord and tenant relationships and force majeure

real estate / property

23 Mar 2020
BY Andrew Bembridge

Given the recent regulations published under the Disaster Management Act, 2002 and the State of Emergency Act, 1997, certain restrictions have been imposed by the South African Government
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Rwanda: Revenue Authority issues emergency tax measures amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

23 Mar 2020
BY Dieudonné Nzafashwanayo

On March 20, 2020 the Rwanda Revenue Authority (“RRA”) issued new tax measures to deal with the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Rwanda: Measures issued to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and their potential legal implications

23 Mar 2020
BY Désiré Kamanzi

With effect from 14 March 2020, Rwanda’s Ministry of Health and other governmental bodies have issued several measures that will be implemented in order to mitigate the risk of Covid-19, also known as the Coronavirus
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Mauritius: Coronavirus (COVID-19) | new measures introduced

23 Mar 2020
BY Deepti Bismohun , Natasha Behary Paray , Shrivan Dabee AND Valentine Mayer

Following the nationwide confinement measure announced by the Mauritian Prime Minister and effective since 6am on 20 March 2020 for a duration of two weeks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following measures have been adopted:
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Kenya: protocols for the containment of the coronavirus (COVID-19) announced

19 Mar 2020
BY Nigel Shaw

On 15 March 2020, President Kenyatta gave a speech on how the Kenyan Government intends to manage the impact of the COVID-19outbreak.
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19): BYOD, working remotely and ensuring information security

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

19 Mar 2020
BY Ridwaan Boda

With the outbreak of COVID-19, many businesses have taken the decision to request that employees work from home.
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19): can you escape your contractual liabilities?

19 Mar 2020
BY Jason Valkin

The law on force majeure and supervening impossibility of performance
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South Africa: B-BBEE verifications in a world of social distancing

corporate commercial

19 Mar 2020
BY Sanjay Kassen

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is changing the way we live, interact and conduct business. The Broad-based Black Economic Empowermnet (“B-BBEE”) world in South Africa is no different.
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ENSafrica and your business

19 Mar 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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South Africa: Department of Employment and Labour releases guidelines for how employers can prepare the workplace for the coronavirus (COVID-19)

employment

17 Mar 2020
BY Lauren Salt

The Department has implored employers to prepare themselves and their employees as far in advance as possible for potentially worsening outbreak conditions
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South Africa: national state of disaster declared in response to Coronavirus

16 Mar 2020

On 15 March 2020, South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, declared a national state of disaster
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South Africa: update | a pause in corporate governance? The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on gatherings and shareholders’ meetings 

corporate commercial

16 Mar 2020
BY Brian Jennings

What does the Gatherings Prohibition mean for companies?
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South Africa: the legal implications of coronavirus (COVID-19) national disaster | booking repayments and data protection

16 Mar 2020
BY Angela Itzikowitz , Era Gunning AND Suemeya Hanif

We cover the legal implications of some of these measures, particularly the repayment of bookings and data protection.
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South Africa: the coronavirus (COVID-19) | employment law update following President Ramaphosa’s speech

employment

16 Mar 2020
BY Peter le Roux AND Lauren Salt

There are a number of new questions that we anticipate will be plaguing employers.
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