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Ethiopia: Sabir Argaw Sees Significant Gains in Court Fighting Wilmar

Sabir Argaw has won a milestone ruling over his business partners, Wilmar, after judges at the Federal High Court passed a verdict yesterday...

Evicted farmers to launch 'international' legal action against Zim

White farmers whose farms were forcibly taken over by supporters of President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe say they have "launched a new...

Ex-Bafana coach Mashaba goes to CAS

The matter between former Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba and SAFA is now set for arbitration.

Exxon Mobil ordered to pay USD75 billion fine in Chad

A Chadian tribunal has ordered the oil company Exxon Mobil to pay fines of a total value of $74 billion. Almost seven times the GDP of Chad.

Far files Senegal arbitration

Far Ltd. made a request today (20 June) to the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris to start arbitration proceedings to resolve the current...

FDI: the emerging trends in SADC

THE international investment landscape has been shifting over the past two decades. Governments are increasingly realising the potential for foreign direct investment (FDI) to achieve not only economic growth, but developmental objectives as well.

Fed Govt appoints Adenipekun Hague Arbitration Court member

The Federal Government has appointed Mr Adebayo Adenipekun (SAN) as a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands.

First Donkey Abattoir Shuts Down

Just three weeks after becoming operational, the Bishoftu City Administration has shut down the first donkey abattoir, Shandong Dong. Located 48Km away from Addis Abeba...

Focus Now On Magufuli After Ruling On Tanesco

Dar es Salaam — The recent ruling by a World Bank affiliated tribunal, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) that has ordered the national power firm, Tanesco, to pay Standard Chartered Bank-Hong Kong (SCB-HK) a staggering $148.5 million

Fresh row hits KCB’s arbitration push in software piracy suit

KCB Group is locked in a fresh row with an IT firm on whether a multi-million-shilling lawsuit where the bank has been accused of software piracy should be settled out of court.

Ghana secures 15-year gas deal from Equatorial Guinea

The government of Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Equatorial Guinea to receive Liquefied Natural Gas...

Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire agree to abide by ITLOS decision

Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire have jointly agreed to abide by the decision of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)...

Globalaw signs up firms in Algeria and Sudan

Globalaw, the global network of 115 practices, has signed up three new members in Africa bringing its African contingency up to ten.

Golar wins arbitration award on Ghana FSRU

Ghana’s hopes for a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) have slipped, with Golar LNG receiving an interim arbitration award.

Government response on oil cash bonus

AG William Byaruhanga issues a statement on the so-called presidential handshake that has inspired a lot of debate.

How businesses can save by embracing arbitration

Rwandan and regional business community have been encouraged to look into the potential of arbitration in dispute settlement without resorting...

ICC throws out Woyome's petition over GH¢51.2m debt

The arbitration businessman Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome filed at the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)...

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