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
Europlaw Group, based in the Republic of South Africa and the United Kingdom, is taking its operations to Gaborone, Republic of Botswana
Europlaw 25 May 2017
Norilsk Nickel says it intends to institute legal action against the Botswanan government to recover more than $300m pertaining to the sale of two mines
Legal Aid Botswana has officially opened its Legal Aid Centre in Tsabong, the administrative centre of the Kgalagadi South District in Botswana
Constructive dismissal is simply a situation when an employer creates such working conditions (or so changes the terms of the employment contract) that the affected employee has no choice but to resign. In such cases the employee retains the right to receive compensation as having been dismissed unfairly
Keolebogile Mugabe 16 Apr 2015
Section 25(1) of the Botswana Employment Act Cap 47:01 provides that, where an employer terminates contracts of employment for the purpose of reducing the size of his workforce, he shall do so in respect of each category of employee, whenever reasonably practicable, in accordance with the principle commonly known as first in last out..
Thabiso Tafila 16 Apr 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.
Employers must get it right from the onset when recruiting and employing an employee in Botswana. This is important because as soon as an offer of employment is made and accepted by the employee, employment relationship immediately comes into existence.
Thabiso T. Tafila 14 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.
ARUSHA, TANZANIA: Tanzania has fired four key ministers for abuses committed by the security forces during a controversial anti-poaching drive, the Prime Minister said.
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.
Global legal practice Norton Rose has advised South African insurers expanding into other African countries to look beyond the sector-specific regulatory requirements in the jurisdictions they are entering as failure to do so could undermine their investments.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 20 Mar 2013
Hackers have claimed the scalp of the South African Ministry of State Security's Twitter account, underlining concerns that Africa may be the soft underbelly of global cyber security.
A new-look Rainbow Chicken is taking shape amid enthusiasm from investors who have boosted its share price by a third since November. Driving the change is Rainbow's R1bn acquisition of Foodcorp and a R3,9bn rights issue, setting the scene for more positive developments.
Bringing remittance prices down to 5% from the current 12.4% average cost would put US$4bn more in the pockets of Africa's migrants and their families who rely on remittances for survival‚ the World Bank said on Monday (28 January).
Almost all of SA's large airlines are formally objecting to the threat posed by UK-based Fastjet's attempts to enter the local market by taking over the operations of 1time Airline‚ which is in provisional liquidation‚ Business Day reports.
Nicky Smith 23 Jan 2013