Major changes to the mining code of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Concerns regarding resource nationalism reforms are a regular topic within the mining industry and international mining conferences, such as the African Mining INDABA currently ongoing in Cape Town.
Further pressure on correspondent banking in Africa
Does the latest pronouncement from the Wolfsberg Group point to a further squeeze on access to correspondent banking services in Africa?
Investing in Algeria – Any progress?
As a country largely dependent on its hydrocarbons exports to finance its public sector centred economy and extensive welfare programs, Algeria has been severely affected by the oil prices fall.
Container demurrage: Agents beware
Over the last few years we have seen an increase in the number of demurrage claims for containers that have been landed in various ports throughout Africa.
Ghana: Privatisation of the Volta River Authority’s thermal assets
The government of Ghana has advertised that it is considering the disposal of part or all of its interests in the Volta River Authority’s (VRA) portfolio of thermal generation assets as part of broader plans...