Items tagged with "Africa"

African ministers call for adoption of ISSB standards

African ministers – alongside senior officials responsible for finance, environment and sustainable development, and other representatives of international bodies and development institutions – have expressed their support for the work of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB).

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Africa’s Standard Bank urges Regulators to ease Digital Trade

Africa’s Standard Bank has urged regulators to amend regulations that restrict digital trade in order to ease the economic impact of Covid-19. Vinod Madhavan, head of trade for Standard Bank Group, highlighted how the current limitations on movement have had a significant impact on trade – and created an opportunity to digitise trade, which traditionally […]

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XBRL in Mauritius Update

This article highlights what lies ahead for banks in Mauritius as that country’s central bank moves forward with XBRL filing. The project entails the automation of the Bank’s entire data collection, management and processing system. Phase One, including the development of an XBRL taxonomy and a filing platform, is expected to be complete by October of […]

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Mauritius Update – Business Registrations

Prabha Chinien, Registrar of Companies for Mauritius, outlines the benefits to both the local business community and government agencies as the country’s Corporate and Business Registration Department transitions to XBRL filing.

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South Africa – Update on Integrated Reporting

Read a series of articles from South Africa’s Business Day Live on the state of Integrated Reporting in that country, including XBRL, the use of which Tiani Annandale, senior consultant at Cortell Corporate Performance Management, sees as essential for any multi-national in South Africa. Read the Articles. http://www.istockphoto.com/photo/two-businessmen-shaking-hands-with-flag-of-south-africa-38225294?st=bf8fcdf

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