A growing diversification of Chinese investment beyond the natural resources sector provides a counter balance to fears of contagion arising from reduced trading volumes in Africa.
Inside Africa blog
Breaking the resource curse
Export restrictions on raw materials
Rain, record temperatures... and risk
How extreme weather in Africa may impact our contracts.
Masen’s NOOR solar energy projects – the achievements of Morocco’s Solar Plan
As the tender process for the NOOR PV I program reaches shortlisted bidder stage, we take a brief look at the significant achievements of Morocco’s Solar Plan.
Bankable energy tariffs in Nigeria – A nagging concern for Investors
Nigeria’s petroleum regulatory framework – taking a smaller bite at the big apple of reform
The Nigerian government recently changed its strategy to overhaul the country’s petroleum regulatory framework, proposing a new regulator and splitting the country’s state oil giant in two.
Electrifying Africa: A U.S. initiative for Africa
The power shortages and consequent economic difficulties faced by sub-Saharan Africa may slowly begin to improve after the U.S. Senate gave its nod to the long awaited Electrify Africa Bill in December 2015.
Recognition of EU bail-in rights in contracts governed by non-EU law
From 1 January 2016, EU financial institutions active in Africa will need to include a new clause in their non-EU law governed loan agreements, trade finance instruments and other agreements.
Ghana’s new PPP bill – what impact will it have on existing projects?
Ghana has had a National Policy on Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in place since 2011, and a draft PPP Bill is currently making its way through Parliament.
Workforce Establishment and Development in Africa
Africa’s abundance of natural resources has made it extremely attractive to mining companies.