The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the appointment of Samallie Kiyingi as Director of Legal Services.
Zimbabwe is hoping to enlist cows, goats and sheep in an attempt to revive its credit-starved economy after President Robert Mugabe’s ruling party proposed a law to make livestock eligible for backing bank loans.
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in a unanimous judgment has granted a reprieve to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, over a $100million Bank guarantee in a case involving the Corporation and a service company, IPCO (Nigeria) Limited.
The Government of Madagascar faces an International Labour Organization (ILO) complaint over its treatment of 43 dockworkers who were sacked for joining a union.
FTI Consulting today announced the further expansion of the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment with the launch of a practice in South Africa and the appointment of five senior professionals
Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has expanded its tax practice in Africa with the appointment, from 1st June 2017, of a market leading tax team headed by Stephan Spamer from ENSafrica.
Ten lawyers from Baker McKenzie South Africa and nine of its practice areas have been recognised by international legal research organisation, Chambers & Partners in its 2017 Chambers Global Guide. These results reflect the firm’s exceptional standard of legal expertise across key sectors in Africa.
Bowmans advises on one of the first significant financing by a private equity credit fund in sub Saharan Africa
Pan-African law firm Bowmans recently advised Helios Credit Partners on a landmark transaction representing one of the first significant financing by a private credit fund in sub-Saharan Africa. The transaction was one of the largest debt financing secured by a Namibian company in the private sector.
South Africa's Merchant Shipping Act refers to stowaways as follows: “No person shall go to sea in a ship without the consent of the owner, master, a ship’s officer or some other person entitled to give that consent, or secrete himself for the purpose of going to sea without that consent.”
President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment) Bill 2017, a tough legislation aimed at combating economic crimes, into law.
Leading Pan-African law firm, Bowmans, has promoted nine senior associates to partner with effect from 1 March 2017. Robert Legh, chairman and senior partner, commented
Desai Law Group (DLG), one of Botswana’s largest law firms, has today joined ALN, Africa’s foremost legal alliance, as its member firm in Botswana.
Competition agencies must work together to create a healthy business environment in Africa - Bowmans
The safeguarding of competition amongst businesses operating in the African market is key to inclusive growth on the continent.
M-learning, or 'Mobile Learning', has become increasingly popular in recent years with students participating in courses from all around the globe.