On 28th September 2018, Zambian finance minister, Margaret Mwanaktwe, announced plans to change the current mining tax regime in the country.
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Procurement trends in mining - recent developments
This article is a follow up to our two part essential guide on feasibility planning and construction procurement for junior mining and our analysis last year of the updated FIDIC suite of contracts.
Kenyan Government Support Measures: a more formal approach
With the assistance of Michael Kontos and Wassim Mohamedali of Walker Kontos Advocates, Nairobi.
Ratification of Convention on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration continues
On 2 October 2018 Gambia became the fifth nation to ratify the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration (the Mauritius Convention).
Cleaning up the banking sector in Ghana 2018
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This article was written by Musonda Kapotwe of Citibank N.A and also previously appeared on the World Economic Forum website. In the last twelve months, several banks have collapsed in Ghana.
Electronic signature of Bills of Lading under South African Law
The recent signature in Rwanda of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) involving 48 African countries should dramatically increase trade within Africa.
Brainstorming the challenges in African PPPs
On 16 October 2018 in Abuja, the Nigerian Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) played host to nearly 100 government representatives.
The African Continental Free Trade Area: a step in the right direction
South Africa joined 48 other African countries in signing the African continental Free Trade Area agreement (AcFTA) in July this year.
EIB report - Banking in Africa: Read the findings of our review of the state of bank recovery and resolution laws in Africa
On 22 November 2018, the European Investment Bank (EIB) published the fourth edition of its banking in Africa report.
English courts find UK parent companies not liable for subsidiaries operating in Africa
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