EU accuses Meta of antitrust breaches with classified ads

The European Union has accused Facebook parent Meta of breaching antitrust rules by distorting competition in the online classified ads business. In its complaint following an investigation launched last year, the EU’s executive commission took issue with the tech company tying its online classified ad business, Facebook Marketplace, to Facebook. It’s also concerned that Meta […]

Ketepa Tea introduced to the Ghana market through AFCTFA

Kenya has introduced its brands of tea in Ghana through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) market. The introduction of KETEPA tea deepens the bilateral trade between the two countries and commitment to maximise the opportunities AfCFTA presents.  Ghana had earlier through its National Coordination Office of AfCFTA shipped palm kernel oil and ceramics […]

Nigeria enacts tech start-ups law which could spark African wave

Africa faces a scarcity of legislations that enable a robust regulatory atmosphere to foster growth and innovation in tech-ecosystem.  Lawrence Ochulor Senior Associate and Team Lead at Babalakin & Co, a full-service commercial law firm based in Nigeria says this has hampered the economic growth and development of the content.  Ochulor says countries across Africa […]

A Twitter Post, Social Media Outrage and a Revealing Survey

Social media has been on a frenzy the past few weeks due to a twitter post that tried throwing jabs at a pupil for the mode of transport she chose. Since there was no backstory, netizens made assumptions and picked a side to battle for. This particularly sparked outrage from the young bar members as […]

Equity Bank Ordered to Pay Eric Nyadida Ksh 5 million in Landmark Ruling

Eric Nyadida is finally the hope of many young creative Kenyans who have lost hope of ever reaping benefits from their creative work. This is after the High Court ruled in his favour, in a ten- year long legal battle with Equity Bank.  The lender has been ordered to pay Eric Obiero Nyadida KES 5 […]

African Union Hosts Regional meeting On Addressing Violence Against Women and Girls

The African Union AU indicates that there have been notable improvements in the adoption of human rights instruments and policies on ending Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) both at the continental and regional levels by the Member States.  The African Union, in the framework of the Spotlight Initiative Africa Regional Programme, in collaboration with […]

Exide Batteries First Commodity to Trade Under the CFTA

Associated Battery Manufacturing EA Ltd becomes the first Kenyan company to trade under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), following the exportation of exide batteries worth Sh9.3million to Ghana. Launched for trading in January 2021, CFTA is a game changer in overall global trade, and Africa, which accounts for 2% of global trade and […]