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Constitutional Court adopts a tough line against corrupt behaviour

14 Apr 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee AND Vishana Makan

The recent Constitutional Court judgment in National Director of Public Prosecutions v Botha N.O. and Another considered the issue of whether a proportionality analysis is required for the forfeiture of unlawful proceeds
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Uganda: the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on the landlord and tenant relationship

14 Apr 2020
BY Rachel Musoke AND Sheila Pacuto

In response to the efforts to curb the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Ministry of Health published regulations providing for the closure of various places
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Mauritius: Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on financial institutions

14 Apr 2020

The outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the incidental measures adopted by the Mauritian government represent serious potential impact for financial institutions in general.
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Mauritius: Competition Commission clarifies application of competition law rules during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

14 Apr 2020
BY Shrivan Dabee

The Competition Commission of Mauritius (“CCM”) has issued a communiqué on 9 April 2020 stating that it understands that:
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South Africa: Regulating employee conduct while working remotely

14 Apr 2020

A new dawn has come in the world of employment where many South African employees are required to work from home as a measure to curb the rapid spread of the new life threatening Coronavirus
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Compensation for loss arising from protected strikes: some thoughts on an employer’s options

14 Apr 2020
BY Peter le Roux AND Jessie Moore

A strike, and employees’ actions during a strike, will almost inevitably cause an employer losses.
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South Africa: Cost-cutting employment alternatives to retrenchment following the extended lockdown

14 Apr 2020
BY Brian Patterson AND Audrey Johnson

Like many other countries worldwide, South Africa went into a 21-day national lockdown on 27 March, in an effort to help slow down the spread of the Coronavirus
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South Africa: Estate planning during a pandemic: are your affairs in order?

14 Apr 2020
BY Deon Beachen

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has disrupted lives and continues to wreak havoc on the global economy, has seen a sudden and dramatic shift in the way we live.
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South Africa: All Industries excluding the mining industry: is there an obligation on employers to report and investigate incidents of employees contracting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) ?

14 Apr 2020
BY Willem le Roux AND Tyla Foster

Several health and safety obligations (both general and specific) towards employees are imposed on an employer or user in respect of the "workplace".
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Mauritius: Capital markets | practical considerations in the context of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

14 Apr 2020
BY Elsie Rasolohery Pascal

The Stock Exchange of Mauritius Ltd (“SEM”) made an announcement on 14 April 2020 regarding the filing of issuers’ financial statement for the financial year ending 31 December 2019.
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 347 | 12 Apr 2020

issue 347
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South Africa: New amendments to the coronavirus (COVID-19) TERS Directive clarify who can apply for relief benefits and how

09 Apr 2020
BY Lauren Salt AND Jessie Moore

Where do things now stand after the amendments? We discuss some of the key takeaways for employers.
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South African Mining Industry: Practical considerations for employers relating to coronavirus (COVID-19), post lockdown

09 Apr 2020
BY Pieter Colyn AND Warren Hendricks

General duties and obligations of employer in terms of the MHSA
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) TERS: a guide to the updated memorandum of agreement for employers

09 Apr 2020
BY Lauren Salt AND Hlengiwe Mahlangu

the Unemployment Insurance Fund released four new memoranda of agreement to be used when employers apply for the COVID-19 Temporary Relief Scheme
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Kenya: key highlights of the Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020

07 Apr 2020
BY Binti Shah AND Matthew Arrumm

Kenya: key highlights of the Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020
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