Angola | 2020.04.01
Procedures for Sale of Foreign Currency by Petroleum Companies
BNA Instruction No. 2/20, of 30 March 2020, determined that petroleum companies and banking financial institutions wishing to trade foreign currency must do so through the Bloomberg negotiation platform, FXGO.
Timor-Leste | 2020.03.30
Effects of the Declaration of the State of Emergency in Timor-Leste
During the last 3 days, the National Parliament has passed a set of legislation approving the declaration of a nation-wide State of Emergency and the restriction measures that shall apply during the same. Among other statutes, the Parliament approved (i) Presidential Decree No. 29/2020, of 27 March 2020, declaring the State of Emergency for 30 days (from 28 March to 26 April), in order to prevent COVID-19 from further spreading among the population; and (ii) Government Decree No. 3/2020, of 28 March 2020, which enacts the Execution Rules applicable during the State of Emergency. Due to their practical implications, we would like to point out the following restrictive measures:
Cape Verde | 2020.03.30
COVID-19: Declaration of State of Emergency
A state of emergency has been declared in Cape Verde by means of Presidential Decree No. 6/2020, of 28 March 2020, in virtue of the situation of public calamity resulting from the COVID-19 disease. The state of emergency has been declared for a period of 20 (twenty) days, commencing at 00:00 a.m. on 29 March 2020 and ending at 12:00 p.m. on 17 April, although this may be extended.
Cameroon | 2020.03.27
Preventive Measures to Contain the Outbreak of Covid-19
Following an inter-ministerial meeting held on 17 March 2020 on the President’s Instructions, the First Minister issued a declaration with 13 measures aimed at curtailing the outbreak of COVID-19.
Senegal | 2020.03.26
Senegal Declares State of Emergency to Curb COVID-19 Spread
Senegalese President Macky Sall declared a state of emergency to curb the spread of COVID-19. Said state of emergency started on 24 March 2020, accompanied by a curfew from 8:00pm to 6:00am. The military and police have been ordered to enforce the measures and were granted the power to:
Angola | 2020.03.26
Covid 19: Declaration of the State of Emergency and Enactment of New Restrictive Exceptional Measures
The State of National Emergency has been declared and shall commence at 00:00 (zero) hours of 27 March 2020 for a period of 15 (fifteen days), which may be extended.
Côte D’ivoire | 2020.03.25
COVID-19: State of Emergency and Further Measures Announced
The Ivorian President has declared the State of Emergency and announced further measures to fight the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country:
Equatorial Guinea | 2020.03.25
Additional Preventive Measures to Contain the Outbreak of COVID-19
As the number of COVID-19 cases increases, the Prime Minister enacted a new Order, dated 23 March 2020, widening preventive measures, which were communicated to the population yesterday:
Angola | 2020.03.25
Amendments of the Personal Income Tax Code (“IRT”)
The Council of Ministers reviewed the Proposed Law that amends the Personal Income Tax Code (“IRT”), approved by Law n. º 18/14, of 22nd of October, which was sent to the National Assembly for approval.
Gabon | 2020.03.24
COVID-19: Measures Announced
The Gabonese Government has announced additional measures against the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) within its territory: