Despite a negative outlook, Angola is seeking structural reform to promote investment.
Inside Africa blog
South Africa ranked 73rd in World Bank’s Doing Business Report
South Africa's ranking in the Doing Business Report exposes challenges for investment.
The future of African antitrust
Africa's regional regulatory bodies are playing a greater role in reviewing mergers and investigating and prosecuting anti-competitive conduct.
Does China's 'Black Monday' signal dark times ahead for Africa?
What does the recent downturn in the Chinese stock market mean for investment in African infrastructure?
Sanctions and agribusiness – are there exemptions to ensure food security?
Sanctioning bodies may consider exempting trade in agricultural goods from sanctions. What does this mean for African agribusiness?
North Africa: The next big towerco market?
MobiNil’s sale to Eaton Towers of around 2,000 of its Egyptian towers has led commentators to predict a wave of new tower deals in North Africa over the next year.
Conflict Minerals: How Dodd-Frank is affecting mining in the DRC
The Dodd-Frank Act’s scope extends beyond financial regulation to touch on ‘conflict minerals’ sourced from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
LMA launches new African documents
The Loan Market Association (LMA) has launched a new South African recommended form of loan agreement and revised the East African and Nigerian recommended loan agreement.
Acquiring land for projects - an update from Uganda
A recent case has clarified the way in which the Ugandan government uses its powers of compulsory acquisition of private land for public purposes.
Agrarian receipts – assisting Africa’s fragmented farmers
Norton Rose Fulbright (together with the IFC and FAO) to assist Africa’s fragmented farmers with introduction of agrarian receipts.