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CAS appoints first Ghanaian arbitrator

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).

CEC seeks arbitration in Mopani power cut

THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) has asked the Kitwe High Court to stay the ongoing proceedings between them and Mopani Copper Mines...

Centrotherm to cut profit forecast on Algerian arbitration loss

Aug 4 (Renewables Now) - German solar machinery maker Centrotherm International (FRA:CTNK) yesterday said it will cut its profit forecast for the year due to...

Centurion first international firm to open in Cameroon

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.

Charles Yayouck loses CAS suit against Dalung

The Court of Arbitration for Sports CAS has thrown out an Appeals suit filed by North West Zone aspirant to the board of the Athletics Federation...

China controls 75% of oil investment in Sudan

Sudanese petroleum minister Mohamed Zayed Awad said that Chinese companies control 75 percent of foreign investment in Sudan’s oil sector.

China Oil says arbitration is next in US$1bn oil field dispute

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...

China to loan Guinea $20 bln in exchange for minerals

SChina agreed on Wednesday to loan Guinea $20 billion over almost 20 years in exchange for mineral concessions focused mainly on bauxite...

China-Africa Arbitration bodies sidestep international courts

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...

China-Africa Summit to review trade and investment ties: officials

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.

COMESA Court to revise its arbitration rules

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.

Congo seeks arbitration over copper mine sale

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.

Corporation to sue for failed sugar export

Sugar Corporation is preparing to sue the company which bought the sugar consignment that was destined to Kenya but returned from Moyale, this week...

Court of Appeal Rules in Favour of Stanbic bank in Landmark Judgment

The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of Stanbic Bank Zambia in a long-running dispute with a defaulting borrower that sued the bank claiming K192.5 million...

CRCICA Director appointed in CAS ad-hoc division for Rio 2016

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.

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