AFRICA

[Egypt] First phase of unified automated tax system launch announced [Egypt] First phase of unified automated tax system launch announced

On January 3, Mohamed Maait - Egypt’s Minister of Finance - announced the launch of the first phase of the...
05 Jan 2021

[South Africa] New bill will limit hiring of foreign workers [South Africa] New bill will limit hiring of foreign workers

Liezl Van der Merwe of South Africa’s Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) has announced plans to bring a private member’s bill...
15 Dec 2020

[New York] Teachers who refuse COVID-19 test will be removed from payroll [New York] Teachers who refuse COVID-19 test will be removed from payroll

On December 4, New York’s city Department of Education posted an internal rule for members of the United Federation of...
11 Dec 2020

[Nigeria] Payment of new minimum wage begins in Ogun [Nigeria] Payment of new minimum wage begins in Ogun

Workers in Ogun State were pleasantly surprised to discover that their October salary included the new minimum wage increase, following...
16 Nov 2020

[Namibia] New Employment Services Board inaugurated by labour minister [Namibia] New Employment Services Board inaugurated by labour minister

Hon Utoni Nujoma - the Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation - inaugurated the Third Employment Services Board...
27 Oct 2020

[Nigeria] Salary and promotion arrears in Kwara [Nigeria] Salary and promotion arrears in Kwara

On October 6, 2020, a blog based in Kwara published a screenshot of its prior reporting on a protest from...
14 Oct 2020

[Zambia] PAYE relief comes at an opportune time [Zambia] PAYE relief comes at an opportune time

Zambia’s Pay as You Earn (PAYE) threshold increase from K3,300 to K4,000 comes at an opportune time, when the need for...
01 Oct 2020