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Statement by the IMF Managing Director on the Reform of West Africa’s CFA franc

NEWS PROVIDED BY International Monetary Fund (IMF)  Dec 22, 2019, 06:53 ET WASHINGTON, 21 December 2019 / PRN Africa / -- Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, the Managing Director of the International...

The draft Mineral and Petroleum Resources Regulations: A proverbial curate’s egg?

12 December 2019 | Johannesburg By Peter Leon, Patrick Leyden, Ernst Muller and Amanda Hattingh, Herbert Smith Freehills Last week StatsSA (South Africa’s official statistics authority)...

Land acquisition in Kenya: The Achilles’ heel of the energy sector

  Beatrice Nyabira,Partner Jane Nduati,Associate Judy Muigai, Director IKM Advocates, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya In recent years, Kenya has seen a significant increase in infrastructure-related...

270 million people are migrants, who send home a staggering $689 billion

PRN Africa / -- In its latest global report, IOM noted that the overall figure represents just a tiny fraction of the world's population,...

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: a new pathway for Africa?

By Peter Leon, Ernst Muller and Natasha Rachwal, Herbert Smith Freehills Evolution of the AfCFTA A significant milestone has been reached in the economic integration of...

Tax revenues from the digital economy

By Peter Dachs, Executive and Joint Head of ENSafrica’s Tax department International tax law principles deal with the allocation to various jurisdictions of taxing rights...

How to unlock Africa’s $3tn free trade opportunity

If fully implemented, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will unlock significant but uneven growth opportunities on the continent. This is according to...

Economic nationalism in Africa’s giants holds back free trade

Peter Leon, Herbert Smith Freehills, Johannesburg office, partner and global co-chair  Africa Group. SA, Nigeria and Egypt have not signed up to crucial aspects of...

The growth of competition laws and enforcement in Africa

By Lerisha Naidu, Partner, and Angelo Tzarevski, Senior Associate, Competition & Antitrust Practice, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg African competition law on the continent is the subject...

UK to partner with Kenyan Fintech companies to increase financial inclusion

UK announces partnership with Kenyan Fintech companies to use technology to increase financial inclusion for low-income and underserved consumers. The Lord Mayor of the City...

SECURA North Africa 2020 – The Fast-growing Safety & Security Event in Africa

 SECURA North Africa 2020 is an annual B2B and B2G exhibition taking place in Algeria, organized by EASYFAIRS NORTHERAL, part of EASYFAIRS, the world's largest privately-owned...

The Development of Characterisation in South African Competition Law

By Stuart Strachan, associate in the Antitrust / Competition practice group at Fasken  Johannesburg office It is generally accepted that agreements between competitors to fix...

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