In Southern Africa, transportation relies on major transport corridors, which ultimately, depend on a limited number of key port states.
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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.
The increase of transport insurance recoveries in Africa means doing business differently
International traders and their brokers must be aware of the risks involved in trading and insuring commodities in the African market.
Creation of Botswana Energy Regulation Authority is approved
The long-awaited, much-promised Bill to create a new regulatory agency – the Botswana Regulatory Authority (or BERA ) - to oversee energy matters in Botswana has been passed by the Parliament of Botswana.
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 – Do the new reporting obligations apply to you?
Certain companies incorporated in, or doing business in, Africa will be impacted by recent legislation in the UK designed to provide law enforcement agencies with stronger tools to tackle modern slavery.
Currency conundrums in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe abandoned the use of its own currency, the Zimbabwe dollar, in February 2009 and adopted a multi-currency regime.
Steam rising for African geothermal – Project Finance International
African geothermal hit the headlines in July 2015, when during President Obama's visit to Ethiopia Ethiopian Electric Power and Corbetti Geothermal signed Ethiopia’s first independent power purchase agreement.