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11 Янв 23: Anche in Africa iniziano a regolamentare il Fintech: il caso Kenya

Anche in Africa iniziano a regolamentare il Fintech: il caso Kenya Roma, 11 gennaio 2023 – Mario Di Giulio su Huffington Post con l’articolo “Anche in Africa iniziano a regolamentare il Fintech: il caso Kenya”.   ‘La crescita tumultuosa del mercato credito concesso in forma digitale in Kenya ha condotto le autorità a regolare il mercato, attraverso l’imposizione della richiesta di autorizzazione all’esercizio dell’attività alla Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) a tutte le società che intendono svolgere servizi da digital credit providers. L’imposizione prevede alcune eccezioni, quali, tra le altre, le banche, le poste e le società di credito cooperativo…

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10 Окт 22: The Unique Results and Main Challenge of Merging Law and Technology in Africa

The Unique Results and Main Challenge of Merging Law and Technology in Africa “Computers are going to take over certain legal tasks — the practice of law will focus more on advice.” These are the predictive words of MetLife Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Ricardo Anzaldua, during the 2017 New York Legaltech Week.   There is no denying the far-reaching impact of technology on our day-to-day life. In this respect, Africa has not been left behind.   Rédaction Africanews recently conducted an interview segment with Neema Magimba, a Tanzanian legal counsel who co-founded the Sheria Kiganjani platform. Her platform…

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30 Июн 22: Asylum rights: the children perspective

Asylum rights: the children perspective EULab Summer School on Labour Migration in the European Union 30 June 2022, 11:00-13:00 Law Department of the University of Napoli Federico II and online (MS Teams)   Speeches Schedule   Short introduction   Caterina Luciani and Mario Di Giulio Mario (Respectively, President and Vice President of The Thinking Watermill Society and both partners of Pavia e Ansaldo Law Firm)   Silent Cries: Research Report to the Need for Increased Protection of Child Asylum Seekers in the EU Maria Angela Wangui, Davis Kosgei, Anita Wambui (LB from Strathmore University)   A Combined Effort Towards Refugees…

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09 Фев 21: Se la pandemia è leva per l’innovazione: il caso dell’Africa

Se la pandemia è leva per l’innovazione: il caso dell’Africa L’Africa sta puntando sulla tecnologia per la ripresa: la pandemia da Covid-19 ha accelerato il processo di digitalizzazioni in diversi Paesi del continente, per il necessario ricorso a soluzioni smart al fine di garantire la sicurezza delle persone   Internet, telemedicina, imprese ICT: l’Africa sta soffrendo particolarmente della pandemia di coronavirus in termini di vite umane ed economici, ma sta tuttavia traendo vantaggio dall’innovazione anche durante questo periodo. Del resto, l’impatto del Covid-19 è significativo non solo sulle esistenze individuali, ma anche sugli affari, le società e le imprese, con…

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19 Янв 21: Data Protection in East Africa

Data Protection in East Africa Data protection aims at greatly safeguarding the right to privacy and this is a matter that is of utmost importance in the current digital age.   This is especially important as the global economy is a digital economy and hence it is heavily reliant on digitization in order to leverage its economic success.   The right to privacy lies squarely at the centre of data protection and, therefore, a proper understanding and safeguarding of data protection in the digital age may be fulfilled only by properly understanding the right to privacy.   Privacy is a…

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03 Авг 20: Economic Policies African States have implemented to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Economic Policies African States have implemented to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic Background The COVID-19 pandemic has been dubbed the “defining global health crisis of our time since World War II,” by international health systems experts.(Source: www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/coronavirus.html). To curb the spread of the virus, search for a remedy and vaccine, mitigate the socio-economic effects:  governments, healthcare specialists, the private sector and international health organisations have come together to formulate policies, researches and action plans. Economists have stated that the pandemic represents an unprecedented shock to the global economy. The global tally by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as of 29th…

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05 Июн 20: How Blockchain could revolutionize Ethical and Sustainable Fashion

How Blockchain could revolutionize Ethical and Sustainable Fashion Introduction In the recent years interest in supply chains has risen drastically and significantly in the fashion industry, a global trillion dollar sector devoted to the business of making and selling apparel, footwear and accessories. The fashion industry provides employment to approximately 100 million people across the globe, directly and indirectly. (Source: McKinsey &Company report the State of Fashion ,2019 https://www.mckinsey .com/ industries/retail/our-insights/the-state-of-fashion-2019-a-year-of-awakening). With thousands of companies manufacturing apparel the industry remains the second biggest polluter of the environment. Reeling from issues of human rights violations in overcrowded factories, high levels of…

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05 Май 20: Sudan set to outlaw female genital mutilation

Sudan set to outlaw female genital mutilation On 22 April 2020 Sudan’s council of ministers voted overwhelmingly to criminalize FGM imposing a three year jail sentence for offenders. In a move hailed as a victory for women’s rights, the country joins 24 other African countries in enacting legislation against FGM. Sudan has one of the highest rates of FGM with the United Nations estimating that 87% of Sudanese women between the ages of 14-49 have been subjected to the harmful practice. The amendment to the criminal legislation, which still needs to be passed by members of the sovereign council, is…

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18 Мар 20: The Africa Continental Free Trade Area

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area   Introduction: The History of African Continental Integration Since the advent and rise of Pan-Africanism there has existed an idea of African Continental Integration. African unity has been a cherished concept but remained elusive for many years. In 1963 the Organization of African Unity (OAU) was created and given the impetus by the presidents of 32 African States to promote solidarity between African nations and eliminate colonialism in Africa. The founders of the OAU believed that Africa’s political and economic integration were inextricably linked. The OAU also had the mandate to ensure that all Africans enjoyed…