In July 2013, I had the privilege of attending, as the Trustee for Africa on the Board of Trustees of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) in London, to speak at the first ever...
This book gives focuses on arbitration law regimes and practices of key African jurisdictions as the running theme at a crucial time in the development of international dispute resolution on the continent.
Botswana is Africa’s largest diamond producer.
Leaders in Masaka District have unanimously agreed to seek an out of court arbitration to resolve the now controversial allocation of part of golf course land for the construction of a regional currency centre.
Any intra-Brics framework will only be effective if awards rendered by such a body are enforceable without the added difficulty of getting entangled in domestic proceedings.
The Cabinet has given its approval for the International Arbitration Bill to be introduced into Parliament.
Cameroon signs the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration
On 11 May, Cameroon signed the United Nations Convention in Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration ("The Mauritius Convention on Transparency")
The Secretary General of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Richard Akpokavie, has become the first Ghanaian to be appointed as an arbitrator on the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS), the governing body of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Centurion Law Group continues it pan-African expansion with the opening of an office in Douala this month. It is the first move by an international law firm into Cameroon and is fuelled by a resurgent oil and gas industry.
Sudanese petroleum minister Mohamed Zayed Awad said that Chinese companies control 75 percent of foreign investment in Sudan’s oil sector.
PetroChina Co told a federal judge in Texas that their submission to arbitration in an African oil field dispute is worth potentially US$1bn settles the only purpose...
In 2013, after the Gabonese government took back an oilfield it had licensed to Addax, alleging breach of contract, the Chinese company went to the International...
A high-level summit of Chinese and African leaders due to take place on Dec. 4-5 in Johannesburg, South Africa, will revise the economic and social relations between the two sides, Chinese and Kenyan diplomats said in Nairobi Tuesday.
The COMESA Court of Justice will revise its current Arbitration Rules to promote Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms and ensure it keep pace with the best international practices.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has turned to international courts in a bid to force Freeport-McMoRan Inc and Lundin Mining Corp to restructure terms of any exit from one of the country’s biggest mines.
Musa Hassan Bility, current President of the Liberian...
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is preparing to open a temporary office on the site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in order to resolve legal disputes which may arise during the games.