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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.

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.

DC Court grants enforcement to Salini award against Morocco

Salini’s petition to have an ICC award against Morocco recognized, confirmed and Enforced was granted by a DC Court on February 10,2017.

DC court refuses to enforce annulled CCJA award

Getma International petitioned the United States District Court of District of Columbia to confirm and enforce a foreign arbitral award against the Republic of Guinea pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act. 

DC Court rejects enforcement of $44 Million award against Liberia

GSS applied for the recognition of the London award in DC courts in 2009 and 2012. The court dismissed both applications, GSS appealed the decisions. 

Does Cultural Diversity Improve or Hinder The Quality of Arbitral Justice?

The answer to this question might seem simple, but consider an instance of a commercial arbitration between a Chinese company and an African state arising out...

DP World cleared in Djibouti arbitration

Port operator DP World has been cleared of all charges over its operation of the Doraleh Contrainer Terminal in Djibouti, a statement from Dubai Media Office said on Tuesday.

ECOWAS Admits Morocco, But Studying Implications

The Northern African country of Morocco’s request to join the West African regional body has been approved in principle by ECOWAS...

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