Seven entrepreneurs and innovators from South Africa and Zimbabwe have been selected to take part in the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) regional semi-finals of its annual Innovating Justice Challenge...
28 Aug 2017
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 has officially opened its Legal Aid Centre in Tsabong, the administrative centre of the Kgalagadi South District in Botswana...
11 Apr 2017
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...
Europlaw Group Incorporated 19 Oct 2015
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
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
KINSHASA: Several hundred magistrates in the Democratic Republic of Congo began an "indefinite" strike over pay on Monday, 3 November.
5 Nov 2014
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.
Marc Hein 23 Jan 2014
ENSafrica announced that the firm is extending its reach yet again and is set to open an office in Mauritius.
4 Dec 2013
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.
Anton Harber 30 Jul 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
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
A factory accused of dumping dye into an Indian river where several dogs turned blue has been shut down, an official said Tuesday, 22 August, after alarming pictures emerged of the brightly coloured canines.
23 Aug 2017
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.