If the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) enters into force later this year, it will give member states a mechanism to resolve disputes and promote trade.
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Best practice in preparing project negotiations: Government Negotiators’ Academy
On 14 and 15 February 2019 in Accra, Ghana, the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) and the African Business Law Firms Association (ABLFA) played host to around 80 representatives of government and law firms.
Wider impact of new Zambian copper import duty
On 28th September 2018, Zambian finance minister, Margaret Mwanaktwe, announced plans to change the current mining tax regime in the country.
Procurement trends in mining - recent developments
This article is a follow up to our two part essential guide on feasibility planning and construction procurement for junior mining and our analysis last year of the updated FIDIC suite of contracts.
Kenyan Government Support Measures: a more formal approach
With the assistance of Michael Kontos and Wassim Mohamedali of Walker Kontos Advocates, Nairobi.
Ratification of Convention on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration continues
On 2 October 2018 Gambia became the fifth nation to ratify the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration (the Mauritius Convention).
Cleaning up the banking sector in Ghana 2018
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This article was written by Musonda Kapotwe of Citibank N.A and also previously appeared on the World Economic Forum website. In the last twelve months, several banks have collapsed in Ghana.
Electronic signature of Bills of Lading under South African Law
The recent signature in Rwanda of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) involving 48 African countries should dramatically increase trade within Africa.
Brainstorming the challenges in African PPPs
On 16 October 2018 in Abuja, the Nigerian Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) played host to nearly 100 government representatives.
The African Continental Free Trade Area: a step in the right direction
South Africa joined 48 other African countries in signing the African continental Free Trade Area agreement (AcFTA) in July this year.