Inside Africa blog

Legal developments around Africa

Topic: Southern-africa

Powering mining in Africa – the rise of the mini-grid and captive model

Simon Cudennec
Antoine Thibaud
Laura Kiwelu

Access to reliable, cost-effective (and, increasingly, green) energy in sub-Saharan Africa is a major challenge for the mining industry. Mining companies are now increasingly committing to changing this.

Enforcement of awards across Africa – 42 of Africa’s 54 states have now acceded to the New York Convention

Andrew Battisson
Cara Dowling
Holly Stebbing

On 4 March, 2021, Malawi acceded to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York Convention), becoming the 167th state party to the Convention.

African Legal Support Facility examines the future prospects for PPP transactions in Africa

Andrew Buisson
Nadim Somani

On 9 December 2020, the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) convened a webinar to examine the weaknesses exposed by the pandemic, and the potential solutions and new trajectories for African governments.


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