The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), Dr Mangudya announced on the 15 September 2016, that “bond notes” will be issued by the end of October.
Inside Africa blog
DRC Adopts New Oil and Gas Legislation
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is considered to hold considerable crude oil reserves - perhaps 6% of the entire African continent’s reserves.
The changing face of rail in South Africa
The role that rail transport plays in the movement of both people and freight in South Africa is undergoing significant change in the face of increased demand.
Part 2 How should international investors deal with dispute resolution issues in Ethiopia: the practical considerations
Investors are currently negotiating with the government of Ethiopia to establish acceptable dispute resolution procedures to govern disputes that might arise in the context of the significant infrastructure.
Part 1 How should international investors deal with dispute resolution issues in Ethiopia: the Background
Ethiopia is currently high on the investment agenda. At the Global African Investment Summit in London in December 2015, it was highlighted as one of the models for development in Africa.
Export of containerised cargo and the impact of recent changes to SOLAS VI in Southern Africa
In Southern Africa, transportation relies on major transport corridors, which ultimately, depend on a limited number of key port states.
The changing face of South Africa’s shipping legislation
The government is about to launch an ambitious and extensive overhaul of South Africa’s shipping legislation to align it with modern practices and with the laws of the country’s major trading partners.
All Aboard: A Rail Infrastructure Resurgence in Africa
With more than $30 billion in African rail projects either in development or planning phases, rail infrastructure is going full steam ahead on the continent.
Light at the end of the corridor for trade in Africa
One of the keys to unlocking efficient and cost effective trade in Africa lies in striking the correct balance between the transportation of goods via road, rail and sea.
Part 2 Recent developments in trade and customs in South Africa
Following on from our previous blog post on trade and customs in South Africa, Part 2 explores the trade compliance and what needs to be done.