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UNCTAD releases Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Review of Developments in 2016

The IIA Issues Note reviews developments in treaty-based investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) in 2016. It contains an overview of cases initiated in the past year, overall case outcomes and an in-depth analysis of arbitral decisions.

Update on PCA award challenged in Ethiopia

I-Arb Africa has secured the dissenting opinion and document filed for the challenge to a €20 million PCA award made in favor of the Claimant, Consta Joint Venture, before Ethiopian courts.

West African company wins arbitration dispute

Avesoro Resources Inc. the TSX and AIM listed West African gold producer, is pleased to advise that further to the announcement issued by the Company on 8 December 2015

Will new law attract more foreign investment to Egypt?

Egypt has finally come out with the much-anticipated new investment law, raising debate among economists about whether the amendments introduced to the law would lure more foreign direct investment (FDI) to the country.

Woodside completes Senegal deal, FAR disputes it

Exploration firm Far Ltd. has disputed announcements by both Woodside Petroleum and ConocoPhillips that a deal between the two firms over assets in Senegal has completed.

World Bank’s IFC, OPEC Fund drag Ghanaian firm to London court

International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private lending arm of the World Bank Group, has dragged indigenous Ghanaian company Quantum Oil Terminals...

Woyome drags Ghana to International Court of Arbitration

The International Court of Arbitration has acknowledged receipt of a request from embattled Ghanaian businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome to arbitrate in the controversial...

Zimbabwe investment traffic falls 70 percent

Zimbabwe scored an own goal by nationalising diamond mining in the vast Marange fields, with investment traffic to Zimbabwe falling by as much as 70 percent, Parliament heard yesterday.

Zimbabwe owes Eskom $80 million

Power outages in Zimbabwe can begin as early as next week if the bill of more than $ 80 million owing to Eskom is not paid.

Zimbabwe to launch Trade Information Portal

According to the Financial Gazette that Zimbabwe will launch the country’s first trade Information Portal (TIP) later this month.

Zimbabwe: Germany Demands Compensation for Land Grabbed From Its Citizens

Compensation for German nationals who lost their farms during Zimbabwe's controversial land reforms is an "urgent and important" issue, Berlin's chief diplomat to Harare has said.