South African Library Week (SALW) is observed annually, with the 2023 celebration being held from 20 to 26 March under the theme “Libraries: telling powerful stories”. Libraries have always played a vital role in society, providing access to information and knowledge. Sabinet, with its foundation in library services, has played a pivotal role in the

The absence of cybersecurity measures is hindering the digital vertical growth of the South African economy. A recent report revealed that nearly 90% of African businesses operate without adequate cybersecurity measures, resulting in losses of up to $570 million dollars annually for South African companies.  CAPE TOWN – The trend of the digital economy, which

On the first official day of the Legalweek, it was clear that this was a year like no other. While the legal tech market is no stranger to change, this year, many were expecting change to come faster than ever before. Of course, most attention was focused on the GPT models that power tools such

Competition Regulators across Africa are increasingly investigating and prosecuting companies involved in contraventions of competition legislation.  Compliance with the various regulatory regimes can be challenging but can be managed. 

Here are six things to know about recent Competition Law enforcement in Africa:

1. Tanzania: Even less than 10% shareholding acquisition could trigger merger notification


In a recent case of Yuvraj vs Janardan Subajirao Wide and other connected matters, Civil Appeal Nos. 2855­-2856 of 2011, a two Judge Bench of the Supreme Court comprising of Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Justice Sanjay Kumar passed a Judgment dated 21-03-2023 and held the Respondent-Tenant liable for unlawful and unauthorised assignment of right to

A Two Judge Bench of the Supreme Court presided by Justice Ajay Rastogi and Justice Bela M. Trivedi passed a Judgment dated 17.03.2023 in the case of SREI Multiple Asset Investment Trust Vision India Fund Versus Deccan Chronicle Marketeers & Others in Civil Appeal No(S).1706 of 2023 and two others observed that a successful resolution

Recently, a two-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court comprising Justice M.R. Shah, and Justice M.M. Sundresh passed a judgment dated 22.03.2023 in Indian Railway Construction Company Limited vs M/s National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited in Civil Appeal No. CIVIL APPEAL NO. 8460/2022, and held that unless there is a specific bar under the Contract, it

A two Judge Bench of the Supreme Court comprising of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice Hima Kohli passed a Judgment dated 14.03.2023 in the matter of Ashutosh Samanta (D) by Lrs. and others vs. SM. Ranjan Bala Dasi and others Civil Appeal No. 7775 of 2021 and observed that in the event that attesting