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Djibouti Signs ICSID Convention to Encourage Investment

Djibouti Signs ICSID Convention to Encourage Investment

The Republic of Djibouti signed the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (the ICSID Convention)...

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Sharp Differences Emerge in Zimbabwe Over Compensating 4,500 White Farmers

Sharp Differences Emerge in Zimbabwe Over Compensating 4,500 White Farmers

Farmers, state officials and observers have expressed mixed reactions over the Zimbabwean government’s announcement this week that it will...

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Privinvest sues Mozambique for breach contract in tuna bond scandal - spokesman

Privinvest sues Mozambique for breach contract in tuna bond scandal - spokesman

Abu Dhabi-based holding company Privinvest has begun arbitration proceedings to claim compensation against three Mozambican...

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The role of governments in support of African arbitration

The role of governments in support of African arbitration

As at May 2016, there were at least 72 Arbitration institutions in Africa. Most of these institutions are privately run. By implication, arbitration...

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PT Ventures SGPS, S.A. v. Oi SA

PT Ventures SGPS, S.A. v. Oi SA

White & Case secured a substantial victory for PT Ventures SGPS, S.A., a Portuguese telecommunications company ultimately majority owned by...

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Egypt, Israel inch closer to resolving gas arbitration: minister

Egypt, Israel inch closer to resolving gas arbitration: minister

Israel’s energy minister said on Sunday that an arbitration case with Egypt over a defunct natural gas deal could be solved in the coming...

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'Protect me from yourself ' SARS IT boss heads to the CCMA

'Protect me from yourself ' SARS IT boss heads to the CCMA

South African Revenue Service (SARS) IT head Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane, of "Protect me from yourself" fame, has approached the Commission...

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Truck drivers allege salaries 'cut' by 40%

Truck drivers allege salaries 'cut' by 40%

Dozens of truck drivers have had their salaries cut by thousands after their employers allegedly dumped them onto a labour broker...

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Please Call Me inventor back in court, this time to face litigation funders

Please Call Me inventor back in court, this time to face litigation funders

Nkosana Makate’s drawn-out efforts to be financially compensated for inventing the Please Call Me concept have led to another dramatic and...

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Arbitrator awards N3.5b to firm over failed deal

Arbitrator awards N3.5b to firm over failed deal

A sole arbitrator, Olatunde Busari has awarded the sum of $9.7 million, approximately N3.5 billion to a businessman, Mr. Olatunde Titilayo and firm...

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Lawyer seeks to stop MTN’s stock market listing

Lawyer seeks to stop MTN’s stock market listing

A Lagos Lawyer Dr. Charles Mekwunye has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to stop telecoms giant, MTN from listing its shares...

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Delayed response costs Tanzania $50 million in Konoike saga

Delayed response costs Tanzania $50 million in Konoike saga

anzania is to pay a Japanese contractor, Konoike, Sh116 billion after a court in the United States confirmed a decision by the International Court of Arbitration...

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Uganda: Government Retakes Naguru-Nakawa Land

Uganda: Government Retakes Naguru-Nakawa Land

Government has repossessed the Nakawa-Naguru Housing Estate land, nearly a decade after the investor failed to develop the planned satellite...

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Norilsk 'death match' shifts to London

Norilsk 'death match' shifts to London

Representatives of the Russian nickel giant –the world’s biggest producer of the base metal – told BusinessWeek that all eyes were on the LCIA...

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Rugege roots for arbitration in dispute resolution

Rugege roots for arbitration in dispute resolution

Africa’s corporate organisations should seek the services of arbitrators in resolving their disputes, Chief Justice Prof. Sam Rugege said...

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Judgment debt: Approval was given to pay GHC67m to Construction Pioneers – AG

Judgment debt: Approval was given to pay GHC67m to Construction Pioneers – AG

The Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo has disclosed that cabinet in 2013 gave approval for the payment of GHC67m judgement debt to a private company...

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Brazil's Vale says BSG ordered to pay it $1.25 bln

Brazil's Vale says BSG ordered to pay it $1.25 bln

SAO PAULO - Brazil’s Vale SA said on Tuesday a London arbitration court had ordered BSG Resources Limited to pay the iron ore miner $1.246 billion...

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ATHLETICS SA: IAAF BREACHED CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT IN CASTER SEMENYA CASE

ATHLETICS SA: IAAF BREACHED CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT IN CASTER SEMENYA CASE

CAPE TOWN - Athletics South Africa (ASA) has accused the IAAF and its president Sebastian Coe of breaching a confidential agreement...

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Caf president Ahmad rubbishes Comoros Cas case against Cameroon

Caf president Ahmad rubbishes Comoros Cas case against Cameroon

Comoros have approached the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) seeking Cameroon’s expulsion from the 2019 Afcon tournament...

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Court orders Djibouti to pay $385m for exclusivity breach: UAE news agency

Court orders Djibouti to pay $385m for exclusivity breach: UAE news agency

The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday that the London Court of International Arbitration had ordered Djibouti to pay Doraleh Container Terminal...

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Kenya rebukes Somalia for taking maritime border row to The Hague

Kenya rebukes Somalia for taking maritime border row to The Hague

Kenya prefers to have an African solution in its maritime border dispute with Somalia. According to documents in our possession...

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Israel Electric Corp. Passed Up $1.3b to Let Delek, Noble Export Gas to Egypt

Israel Electric Corp. Passed Up $1.3b to Let Delek, Noble Export Gas to Egypt

The Israel Electric Corporation voluntarily gave up $1.3 billion in compensation after Egypt reneged on a gas-sale contract in order to let private-sector...

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Hyflux receives arbitration request for desalination plant in Algeria

Hyflux receives arbitration request for desalination plant in Algeria

TROUBLED water treatment company Hyflux said on Tuesday that it has received a request for arbitration from Algerian Energy Company (AEC) in relation...

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Young CRCICA Forum Launch Event: The New Frontiers of Arbitrability: Expansion and Diversity

Young CRCICA Forum Launch Event: The New Frontiers of Arbitrability: Expansion and Diversity

Wednesday 27 March 2019 marked the birth and official launch of the “Young CRCICA Forum” through an event entitled “The New frontiers of Arbitrability...

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Mambilima urges promotion of alternative dispute resolution

Mambilima urges promotion of alternative dispute resolution

CHIEF Justice Irene Mambilima says litigation is adversarial as it tends to be very acrimonious and often leaving litigants financially and emotionally...

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Lakshmi Mittal vs Ruias: Steel tycoons fight over $1.5 bn arbitration award

Lakshmi Mittal vs Ruias: Steel tycoons fight over $1.5 bn arbitration award

"Hide all docs," the email read. In a second message, the employee urged a colleague to conceal a laptop....

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Egypt- British Petroceltic files arbitration case against EGPC

Egypt- British Petroceltic files arbitration case against EGPC

British Petroceltic announced on Sunday filing an arbitration case against the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) at the World Bank...

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French tycoon on trial over $450 million arbitration deal

French tycoon on trial over $450 million arbitration deal

PARIS — French tycoon Bernard Tapie is facing a criminal trial over a fraudulent 404 million-euro ($450 million today) arbitration package...

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Notice on termination Bilateral Investment Agreement Netherlands - Tanzania

Notice on termination Bilateral Investment Agreement Netherlands - Tanzania

The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania notified the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in September 2018 of its intention...

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Battle of the Seats: Developing Nations and International Arbitration Centers

Battle of the Seats: Developing Nations and International Arbitration Centers

In recent months, several governments have announced their intention to establish international arbitration centers. This is a noteworthy trend...

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Air Namibia to wait for court judgement

Air Namibia to wait for court judgement

AIR NAMIBIA says it will not engage with any Namibian individuals or companies claiming to be official representatives of the Belgian...

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Parliament abandons cross-examining AG over Shs 6bn handshake

Parliament abandons cross-examining AG over Shs 6bn handshake

Parliament has withdrawn its application in which they wanted the attorney general William Byaruhanga cross-examined over the Shs 6 billion...

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Damietta LNG to export 550 mcfd in April

Damietta LNG to export 550 mcfd in April

CAIRO – After six years, Damietta liquefaction will resume its work in April and export around 550 million cubic feet per day of natural gas...

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Africa's richest woman to be ousted at Angola telecoms company

Africa's richest woman to be ousted at Angola telecoms company

Africa’s richest woman is set to be ousted from the helm of Angola’s biggest telecommunications company as shareholders meet Tuesday...

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Amcu accepts CCMA proposed settlement

Amcu accepts CCMA proposed settlement

A protracted strike waged by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union might soon come to an end after the union's members agreed...

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2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Seedorf addresses Cameroon's goal-scoring issues

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Seedorf addresses Cameroon's goal-scoring issues

Cameroon head coach Clarence Seedorf says he is addressing the team's goal-scoring worries ahead of their decisive Africa Cup of Nations...

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Kenya to host Davis Cup Africa Zone Group III tournament just like in 2018

Kenya to host Davis Cup Africa Zone Group III tournament just like in 2018

Founded in 1974, the Kenyan Davis Cup selection has passed a rough road in the last 45 years, performing in every season between 1986-2005...

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Professor Menye to chair Arbitration Committee for G.A.A impasse

Professor Menye to chair Arbitration Committee for G.A.A impasse

Accra, March 05, GNA - Professor Aboagye Menye, a former provost, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), will chair a three-member...

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Congo Lost $617 Million Dispute Before Approving Oil Deal

Congo Lost $617 Million Dispute Before Approving Oil Deal

An Arbitral Tribunal sitting at the Lagos Court of Arbitration has awarded the federal government a whopping $1.69bn in a dispute between the Nigerian...

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Kenya: Waluke Firm Forged Papers to Show Maize Stored in South Africa, Court Told

Kenya: Waluke Firm Forged Papers to Show Maize Stored in South Africa, Court Told

Sirisia MP John Waluke and his business associate Grace Sarapy Wakhungu forged documents to show that they stored maize in a South African warehouse...

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Nigeria: Arbitration Tribunal Awards Govt $1.69bn Over Dispute On Brass, Forcados Assets

Nigeria: Arbitration Tribunal Awards Govt $1.69bn Over Dispute On Brass, Forcados Assets

An Arbitral Tribunal sitting at the Lagos Court of Arbitration has awarded the federal government a whopping $1.69bn in a dispute between the Nigerian...

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Hedge fund joins firm in $9bn Nigeria claim

Hedge fund joins firm in $9bn Nigeria claim

A hedge fund managed by VR Capital Group has taken a large stake in Process & Industrial Developments (P&ID), an energy company that won a claim...

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GFF prepares to take Togo’s Olufade matter to CAS

GFF prepares to take Togo’s Olufade matter to CAS

Gambia Football Federation (GFF) is preparing to take their appeal against Togo over the eligibility of player Adewale Olufade to the Court...

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Court refers ANLCA dispute to arbitration

Court refers ANLCA dispute to arbitration

A Federal High Court in Lagos has referred a dispute involving some members of the Registered Trustees of Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs...

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Babalakin extols arbitration, ADR publication

Babalakin extols arbitration, ADR publication

Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has described as timely, book published by two accomplished chartered...

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 Beny Steinmetz settles dispute with Guinea over iron ore project

Beny Steinmetz settles dispute with Guinea over iron ore project

The mining group controlled by the controversial tycoon Beny Steinmetz is to walk away from a massive iron ore project in Guinea as part of an agreement...

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Uganda: Oil Cash Judgment Set for May 31

Uganda: Oil Cash Judgment Set for May 31

Kampala — The judgment in the Shs6b oil cash bonanza dubbed "handshake" petition has been set for March 31 at the High Court in Kampala...

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Tribunal Composed in ICSID case against Senegal

Tribunal Composed in ICSID case against Senegal

In a dispute between African Petroleum Senegal Limited and Republic of Senegal instituted at the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes...

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Update on ICSID case against Rwanda

Update on ICSID case against Rwanda

American Miners, Bay View Group LLC and The Spalena Company LLC filed a case before the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes...

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State collects only 3.3pc levies from oil explorers

State collects only 3.3pc levies from oil explorers

The Sh24, 632,192 has been recovered from Afren (EAX)/Octant Energy which responded to a demand notice that was also sent to other seven companies in 2018...

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Nokia wins Sh370m case against Kenyan firm

Nokia wins Sh370m case against Kenyan firm

The Court of Appeal has allowed mobile phone manufacturer Nokia to claim Sh376 million debt from a local firm. Dismissing an appeal filed...

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Dispute resolution mechanism rakes in billions for economy

Dispute resolution mechanism rakes in billions for economy

2.9 billion shillings has been injected into the economy following the adoption of an alternative dispute resolution mechanism...

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Puzzle of strangers who committed Kenya to Sh63 billion loan for fictional dams

Puzzle of strangers who committed Kenya to Sh63 billion loan for fictional dams

Investigations into the multi-billion-shilling scandal involving construction of three dams have unearthed major loopholes that cushion the contractor...

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Nigeria: Shell Says Govt's Tax Claims May Delay $10 Billion Bonga Offshore Field

Nigeria: Shell Says Govt's Tax Claims May Delay $10 Billion Bonga Offshore Field

Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday that Nigeria's claims that it was owed billions in taxes could delay the development of a major oil field off the coast...

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ICJ: Britain Must Give Diego Garcia Back to Mauritius

ICJ: Britain Must Give Diego Garcia Back to Mauritius

In a 13-to-1 decision, the International Court of Justice has ruled that the UK should give the Chagos Islands back to Mauritius, the archipelagic nation...

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Caster Semenya begins five-day Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing appealing IAAF regulations

Caster Semenya begins five-day Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing appealing IAAF regulations

The lengthy stand-off between Olympic champion Caster Semenya and track and field's governing body over issues of gender, hormones and athletic performance

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Alleged Breach of Contract: UK court ‘grants Nigeria’s request to appeal $6.59bn damages’

Alleged Breach of Contract: UK court ‘grants Nigeria’s request to appeal $6.59bn damages’

The Nigerian government says the UK Commercial Court has granted its request for ‘relief from sanction’ over the $6.59 billion award against it by the District...

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Kenya Recalls Ambassador Over Boundary Dispute with Somalia

Kenya Recalls Ambassador Over Boundary Dispute with Somalia

Kenya has recalled its ambassador from Mogadishu and asked Somalia's ambassador to leave after accusing the Somali government of auctioning exploration...

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Egypt- Petroceltic threatens international arbitration against EGPC to settle $30m arrears

Egypt- Petroceltic threatens international arbitration against EGPC to settle $30m arrears

Petroceltic International, the UK based energy company, announced on Sunday its intention to commence arbitration proceedings in the World Bank-managed...

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Union Fenosa says guarantees not sufficient to restart Egypt LNG plant

Union Fenosa says guarantees not sufficient to restart Egypt LNG plant

CAIRO, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Union Fenosa Gas (UFG) said it had not received sufficient guarantees over a $2 billion payment in ongoing talks with Egypt...

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 Breaking exorbitant fees barrier for dispute resolution through arbitration

Breaking exorbitant fees barrier for dispute resolution through arbitration

The importance of arbitration in resolving disputes in the country cannot be over-emphasised. In recent times, it has helped in decongesting the courts...

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NDC signed $46m fertilizer deal after defeat

NDC signed $46m fertilizer deal after defeat

It is turning out that the multi-million agreement between the Dr. Stephen Opuni-led COCOBOD and companies of businessman Seidu Agongo for the supply...

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Investor-state dispute settlement in Tanzania

Investor-state dispute settlement in Tanzania

The government of Tanzania recognises that foreign direct investment can act as a driver for economic development. The Fifth Phase Government has demonstrated...

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UoN faces Sh237m claim from tower contractor

UoN faces Sh237m claim from tower contractor

The University of Nairobi is facing a Sh237 million claim from a quantity surveyor who was hired during construction of its Sh2.3 billion tower...

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WAV, STG Sign Settlement Agreement

WAV, STG Sign Settlement Agreement

The over two years of dispute between the West African Ventures (WAV), a 100 per cent Nigerian company and Sea Truck Group (STG), a British Virgin...

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US investors demand $96m for loss of Rwanda contracts

US investors demand $96m for loss of Rwanda contracts

A group of US investors have taken Rwanda to an international court, seeking compensation of $95 million after the government seized their mining...

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Why U.S. court gave $6.59 billion default decision against Nigerian govt – Official

Why U.S. court gave $6.59 billion default decision against Nigerian govt – Official

The federal government has explained the legal proceedings which resulted in a default decision for the enforcement of the payment of $6.59 billion...

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Africa: Mining The Value Of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Africa: Mining The Value Of Alternative Dispute Resolution

International commercial arbitration and international investment treaty arbitration both offer effective and efficient alternative dispute resolution mechanism...

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Testosterone limits for female athletes based on flawed science

Testosterone limits for female athletes based on flawed science

Should high testosterone levels disqualify elite female athletes from competing among women?

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Kenya, Namibia to miss tennis Davis Cup tourney over new rules

Kenya, Namibia to miss tennis Davis Cup tourney over new rules

NAIROBI, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- Kenya and Namibia have been dealt a major blow and will not compete in the lucrative Davis Cup tennis tournament as part...

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Judicial review in South Africa – how local courts approach sports disciplinary decisions

Judicial review in South Africa – how local courts approach sports disciplinary decisions

International sports federations (ISFs) and national sports governing bodies (SGBs) have traditionally argued that their decisions do not fall...

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Ivory Coast accept to host Afcon 2023 instead of 2021 tournament

Ivory Coast accept to host Afcon 2023 instead of 2021 tournament

Ivory Coast have now made a U-turn on Afcon 2023, having initially approached the Court of Arbitration of Sports declining to be moved from Afcon 2021...

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Libya successfully defends major arbitration construction case in Paris

Libya successfully defends major arbitration construction case in Paris

Libya has successfully defended a case at the Paris ICC Arbitration Court claiming €562 million against it in various types of compensation by a consortium...

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Top court dismisses appeal on arbitration award

Top court dismisses appeal on arbitration award

Singapore's top court has ruled in favour of Lesotho against a South African diamond mining company seeking to restore an arbitration award on its mine...

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Ghana-Togo Maritime Dispute: International arbitration an option – Team Ghana

Ghana-Togo Maritime Dispute: International arbitration an option – Team Ghana

The government of Ghana has announced that it will not hesitate to seek international arbitration if its counterparts from neighbouring Togo fail...

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Service of Proceedings on a Foreign State is Mandatory

Service of Proceedings on a Foreign State is Mandatory

An arbitration award cannot be enforced in England against a foreign State without serving the proceedings on that State through the diplomatic channels...

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Gambia: Important Questions Asked By NAMs On Oil Exploration in the Gambia

Gambia: Important Questions Asked By NAMs On Oil Exploration in the Gambia

Important questions were asked by National Assembly members relating to oil exploration in The Gambia, which the people need to know. During the question...

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Shipping firm sued in sacking row

Shipping firm sued in sacking row

CMA CGM Kenya Ltd, whose parent company is based in France, allegedly arranged a trip for its former deputy chief financial officer...

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German Company Requests Arbitration with Morocco at World Bank Agency

German Company Requests Arbitration with Morocco at World Bank Agency

Rabat – Scholz Holding of Germany filed a request for arbitration against Morocco with the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes...

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How FKF plots to take full ownership of KPL

How FKF plots to take full ownership of KPL

The Football Kenya Federation is set to take over the Kenyan Premier League Limited upon the expiry of the league managers’ contract between...

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Kenya loses appeal to be reinstated in Women's African Cup

Kenya loses appeal to be reinstated in Women's African Cup

The Kenyan soccer federation has lost its appeal to be reinstated into the African Women's Cup of Nations ahead of Equatorial Guinea...

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Comoros petitions CAS over Cameroon expulsion from 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Comoros petitions CAS over Cameroon expulsion from 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

The Comoros Football Federation has petitioned the Court of Arbitration for Sport to exclude or ban Cameroon from participating in the 2019...

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Nigeria: CBN Confirms Payment of $53 Million By MTN to Settle Money Transfer Dispute

Nigeria: CBN Confirms Payment of $53 Million By MTN to Settle Money Transfer Dispute

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that the telecommunications firm, MTN, has paid the $53 million to settle money transfer dispute with it...

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London Arbitration Tribunal awards $8.9b fine against Nigeria

London Arbitration Tribunal awards $8.9b fine against Nigeria

A London Arbitration Tribunal has awarded $8.9 billion fine against Nigeria in favour of a British firm, Process and Industrial Developments Limited...

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Busa, CCMA launch Web tool to help small businesses overcome labour relations challenges

Busa, CCMA launch Web tool to help small businesses overcome labour relations challenges

Business Unity South Africa (Busa) and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) have collaborated on the development...

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Improved policies ‘ll increase investment in housing –Alufohai

Improved policies ‘ll increase investment in housing –Alufohai

The Chairman, Quantity Surveyors Academy Board, Mr Agele Alufohai, has said the Federal Government can tackle the country’s housing deficit by improving policies...

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Kenya's Sumgong has doping ban doubled to eight years

Kenya's Sumgong has doping ban doubled to eight years

(Reuters) - Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has had her doping ban doubled to eight years after being found guilty by the IAAF of providing false...

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International Commercial Arbitration rules Vodafone Egypt to pay EGP 750m to Etisalat Misr in interconnection fees case

International Commercial Arbitration rules Vodafone Egypt to pay EGP 750m to Etisalat Misr in interconnection fees case

(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration ruled that Vodafone Egypt must pay EGP 750m to Etisalat Misr...

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SGR pact with China a risk to Kenyan sovereignty, assets

SGR pact with China a risk to Kenyan sovereignty, assets

Kenya’s key strategic assets at home and abroad will not be protected by “sovereignty” and risk being seized by the Chinese government should there be...

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Minister Fashola tasks construction experts on conflict resolution

Minister Fashola tasks construction experts on conflict resolution

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Bababtunde Fashola, has advised construction experts to tailor international laws that suit Nigeria’s needs to reduce...

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Uganda, TZ ministers to meet today over oil pipeline

Uganda, TZ ministers to meet today over oil pipeline

Kampala. An inter-government ministerial committee from Uganda and Tanzania will meet today in Kampala to discuss the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline...

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Tanzania fines Acacia Mining for breaching environmental rules

Tanzania fines Acacia Mining for breaching environmental rules

Acacia Mining said on Thursday the Tanzanian government has fined the miner 300 million Tanzanian shillings ($129,143), two days after the government appointed...

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Mastermind seeks out of court deal in tax row

Mastermind seeks out of court deal in tax row

Mastermind Tobacco, owned by business tycoon Wilfred Murungi, is negotiating with the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) in a bid to settle a Sh1.99 billion...

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Qatari conviction of arbitrators 'deeply concerning', says ICA chief

Qatari conviction of arbitrators 'deeply concerning', says ICA chief

Prison sentences passed on three international arbitrators in Qatar have raised concerns about the Gulf state's ability to act as a fair forum for dispute resolution...

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Jameson whisky released in Sh700m tax dispute

Jameson whisky released in Sh700m tax dispute

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has been ordered to release detained imports of the popular Jameson Whisky following a disagreement with its importers...

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Zimbabwe: Judgment On Chivayo's Lawsuit Expected Today

Zimbabwe: Judgment On Chivayo's Lawsuit Expected Today

The High Court is today expected to deliver judgment in a case in which Intratrek Zimbabwe managing director Wicknell Chivayo sued the Zimbabwe Power...

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Resolving trade marking of ‘hakuna matata’ slogan

Resolving trade marking of ‘hakuna matata’ slogan

The Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expressions Act (PTKCEA) was adopted in August 2016...

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Swiss ruling paves way to share documents in Nigeria oil graft case

Swiss ruling paves way to share documents in Nigeria oil graft case

A Geneva prosecutor is reviewing material in a suitcase seized nearly three years ago to decide what can be shared with Italian authorities in a case involving oil majors...

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Egypt witnesses development in terms of international arbitration in MENA

Egypt witnesses development in terms of international arbitration in MENA

Egypt is a pioneering country in terms of international arbitration in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to the participants in...

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Ghana, Togo to sign maritime boundary treaty 2019

Ghana, Togo to sign maritime boundary treaty 2019

An Accra High Court (Commercial Division) has placed an interlocutory injunction on the sale of the Nzema Mine at Teleku Bokazo in the Western Region pending...

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BCM Acquisition Of Nzema Mine On Hold

BCM Acquisition Of Nzema Mine On Hold

An Accra High Court (Commercial Division) has placed an interlocutory injunction on the sale of the Nzema Mine at Teleku Bokazo in the Western Region pending...

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Kenya to appeal to CAS in saga over Equatorial Guinea player

Kenya to appeal to CAS in saga over Equatorial Guinea player

NAIROBI - The Kenyan soccer federation says it will appeal a decision to allow Equatorial Guinea back into the women's African Cup of Nations in a long-running...

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Kwesi Nyantakyi To Drag FIFA To The Court Of Arbitration For Sport For Lifetime Ban & GHS 2.4 Million Fine

Kwesi Nyantakyi To Drag FIFA To The Court Of Arbitration For Sport For Lifetime Ban & GHS 2.4 Million Fine

The disgraced former President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi is reportedly preparing to appeal FIFA’s lifetime ban and the CHF 500,000...

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Congo miners seek concessions in new code as arbitration on hold

Congo miners seek concessions in new code as arbitration on hold

Miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo are seeking concessions under the nation’s new industry code and holding off challenging...

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Kenya wins big in Ksh.200B Cortec Mining case

Kenya wins big in Ksh.200B Cortec Mining case

A case by Cortec Mining (K) Ltd and two others against the Republic of Kenya amounting to Ksh.200billion has been dismissed...

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Acacia threatens to sue Tanzania over dispute

Acacia threatens to sue Tanzania over dispute

Acacia Mining has threatened to sue the government in international court if it fails to reach a negotiated resolution over ongoing...

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Now Tullow, Uganda tax dispute rocks oil revenues sharing plan

Now Tullow, Uganda tax dispute rocks oil revenues sharing plan

A fresh dispute involving $900 million has arisen between Tullow Oil and the Uganda government.At the heart of the dispute is the law governing...

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ENGLISH HIGH COURT ORDERS INQUIRY INTO DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE ANGOLAN SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND AGAINST QUANTUM GLOBAL

ENGLISH HIGH COURT ORDERS INQUIRY INTO DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE ANGOLAN SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND AGAINST QUANTUM GLOBAL

Quantum Global Group has announced that the English High Court ordered an inquiry to be commenced into the damage caused by the Fundo Soberano de Angola....

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Nigeria: $8.1bn Repatriation Saga - MTN Hires 15 Lawyers

Nigeria: $8.1bn Repatriation Saga - MTN Hires 15 Lawyers

Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court in Lagos will on December 4 hear the preliminary objection filed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)....

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Industrial Court reviews enforcement of arbitration and mediation awards

Industrial Court reviews enforcement of arbitration and mediation awards

The Industrial Court is seeking effective ways to improve its enforcement of arbitration and mediation awards especially those without backing....

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Enforcement of $2Bn award against Egypt sought in DC

Enforcement of $2Bn award against Egypt sought in DC

Union Fenosas Gas, the Spanish gas company, which secured an ICSID award against Egypt earlier this year has begun enforcement proceedings in Washington DC...

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Eskom ordered to refund consumer R1.5million for fictitious invoicing

Eskom ordered to refund consumer R1.5million for fictitious invoicing

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has ruled against Eskom's fictitious invoicing for a small mining company...

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Egypt negotiates Israel gas company to settle $1.75bn arbitration case

Egypt negotiates Israel gas company to settle $1.75bn arbitration case

The government started negotiations on the settlement of the international arbitration case filed by the Israel Electric Company against Egypt...

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Museveni summons beneficiary in oil bonus case

Museveni summons beneficiary in oil bonus case

Kampala - Court was on Monday informed that President Museveni had summoned one of the beneficiaries of the Shs6b presidential “oil handshake”...

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Kamlesh Pattni loses Sh9.4bn case on airport duty free shops

Kamlesh Pattni loses Sh9.4bn case on airport duty free shops

A company associated with businessman Kamlesh Pattni has lost a Sh.9.4 billion claim against the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) over eviction from the Jomo...

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DA mulls legal options to force Mahlangu to pay share of R159m arbitration award for Esidimeni victims

DA mulls legal options to force Mahlangu to pay share of R159m arbitration award for Esidimeni victims

The Democratic Alliance is considering legal options to ensure that former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu and senior health officials are forced...

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Botswana female runner banned for four years

Botswana female runner banned for four years

An Independent Disciplinary Tribunal chaired by Jeffrey Benz on Thursday slapped Botswana's 400-meter runner Lydia Jele with a 4-year ban for doping...

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Semenya's case delays gender rule execution

Semenya's case delays gender rule execution

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Tuesday it will delay the implementation of its new eligibility rules for female...

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DNI Metals settles Vohitsara dispute with Cougar

DNI Metals settles Vohitsara dispute with Cougar

DNI METALS Inc. has signed a settlement agreement with Cougar Metals NL. In light of the settlement, the arbitration initiated by Cougar against...

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MDC Alliance seeks arbitration on $3.2m poll challenge bill

MDC Alliance seeks arbitration on $3.2m poll challenge bill

MDC-Alliance president Mr Nelson Chamisa’s stunt to challenge President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s victory in the July 30 polls, even against the advise...

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High Court blocks $16m NSSA demand

High Court blocks $16m NSSA demand

A housing development company in which businessman Adam Molai has interests, has been granted an urgent prohibitory interdict preventing the National Social...

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A-G advised us to settle with StarTimes – Andah

A-G advised us to settle with StarTimes – Andah

After the previous government won all cases against Chinese multinational media company StarTimes locally, the Deputy Communications Minister...

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Untold story of the titanic battle between LADOL, SAMSUNG over local content

Untold story of the titanic battle between LADOL, SAMSUNG over local content

The Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) Base has accused its partner in the development of the Egina Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading...

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London court extends injunction against Djibouti co. in DP World dispute: Dubai govt

London court extends injunction against Djibouti co. in DP World dispute: Dubai govt

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai’s government said a London court had extended an injunction prohibiting a Djibouti state-owned company from interfering...

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Gambia ratifies the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration

Gambia ratifies the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration

On 28 September 2018, Gambia ratified the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration...

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M-Pesa Academy disputes Sh143 million demand

M-Pesa Academy disputes Sh143 million demand

Safaricom’s M-Pesa Foundation Academy is fighting to stop arbitration proceedings filed by a contractor it fired midway through construction of its sophisticated...

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Egyptian club Ismailly send appeal to CAS over settlement of Ghanaian striker John Antwi to Dreams FC

Egyptian club Ismailly send appeal to CAS over settlement of Ghanaian striker John Antwi to Dreams FC

Egytian club Ismaily have sent an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to overturn a percentage settlement to Ghanaian club Dreams FC...

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Omane Boamah tells Gov’t to stop giving StarTimes undue advantage

Omane Boamah tells Gov’t to stop giving StarTimes undue advantage

Former Communications minister Dr. Edward Omane Boamaha has waded into the ongoing debate between the Communications ministry and the Ghana...

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Electricity Company drags UCH to NERC over N217 million debt

Electricity Company drags UCH to NERC over N217 million debt

The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) on Monday dragged the University College Hospital Ibadan (UCH) to the arbitration...

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Local court to decide Norilsk claim on BCL

Local court to decide Norilsk claim on BCL

Russia’s largest mining company in mineral rights dispute with Botswana group and liquidation leader...

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Gupta associate in court battle over Tegeta shares

Gupta associate in court battle over Tegeta shares

Swiss-based company Charles King SA – which entered into an agreement to purchase Tegeta Resources and Energy for R2.97-billion – has approached...

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Nigeria Needs One Arbitration Association – Ufot (SAN)

Nigeria Needs One Arbitration Association – Ufot (SAN)

Mrs. Dorothy Ufot, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), is a leading figure in the field of arbitration in Nigeria. In this stimulating chat with...

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ITF Suspends Tunisian Oussama Oueslati for Doping

ITF Suspends Tunisian Oussama Oueslati for Doping

Tunisian athlete Oussama Oueslati received a four-year ban for doping (December 19, 2017-December 18, 2021), the International...

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Tanzania Cites Bias As It Changes Laws Governing Arbitration

Tanzania Cites Bias As It Changes Laws Governing Arbitration

Tanzania has moved to ensure that investor disputes are resolved locally after Attorney General Adelardus Kilangi pushed through parliament...

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Djibouti nationalises key port terminal after row with Dubai

Djibouti nationalises key port terminal after row with Dubai

Djibouti has ordered the nationalisation of the Dolareh Container Terminal, a vital port facility, after a long spat with leading global operator...

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Nigeria: MTN Goes to Court Over U.S.$10.1 Billion Nigeria Sanctions

Nigeria: MTN Goes to Court Over U.S.$10.1 Billion Nigeria Sanctions

MTN Nigeria says it has asked a Federal High court in Lagos to restrain the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Attorney-General of the Federation...

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Uganda Drops Bill On Land Compensation

Uganda Drops Bill On Land Compensation

The Ugandan government last week withdrew from parliament a proposed constitutional amendment Bill that sought to allow compulsory acquisition...

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Tanzania Loses Appeal, Now Tanesco to Pay U.S.$148 Million

Tanzania Loses Appeal, Now Tanesco to Pay U.S.$148 Million

Tanzanian will fork out $148.4 million after it lost an appeal against a settlement made in favour of Standard Chartered Bank for a breach...

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Uganda lowers Kenyan flag in row over Migingo Island

Uganda lowers Kenyan flag in row over Migingo Island

Ugandan security forces have rejected an attempt by Kenyan authorities to raise a flag on the disputed Migingo Island, in the latest incident...

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A $50 Billion Fight About Who Owns South Africa’s Central Bank

A $50 Billion Fight About Who Owns South Africa’s Central Bank

South Africa’s Lesetja Kganyago has a fight on his hands to protect the central bank’s $50 billion of reserves...

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Djibouti Government Nationalizes Port Company

Djibouti Government Nationalizes Port Company

The Republic of Djibouti has nationalized the company that owns a majority stake in the Port de Djibouti SA (PDSA). This latest move in its clash...

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Attorney General to build capacity on arbitration

Attorney General to build capacity on arbitration

The Office of the Attorney General announced that it is working to build its in-house capacity in handling trade and investment disputes...

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Gunvor oil drags Zambia to International court

Gunvor oil drags Zambia to International court

The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in the Hague has started hearing the matter in which Gunvor Oil of South Africa has sued the Zambian government...

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Nigeria has ordered MTN Nigeria to pay another $2 billion tax bill

Nigeria has ordered MTN Nigeria to pay another $2 billion tax bill

Nigeria government said MTN should have paid approximately $2 billion in taxes relating to the importation of foreign equipment and payments...

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More woes for BOMU

More woes for BOMU

In what seems like never ending controversies at the Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) the election of its current leadership has been declared null and void....

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Egypt ordered to pay over US$2 billion in compensation to Union Fenosa Gas

Egypt ordered to pay over US$2 billion in compensation to Union Fenosa Gas

The World Bank’s arbitration arm has ordered Egypt to pay US$2.013 billion in compensation to the Union Fenosa Gas company for halting gas procurement...

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Chagos Islands 'integral' to Mauritius, top UN court told

Chagos Islands 'integral' to Mauritius, top UN court told

THE HAGUE: Mauritius told the UN's top court on Monday (Sep 3) that the British-ruled Chagos Islands are 'integral' to its territory and that the Indian...

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UK High Court blocks Djibouti bid to terminate box terminal JV with DP World

UK High Court blocks Djibouti bid to terminate box terminal JV with DP World

The High Court of England & Wales has placed an injunction on Port de Djibouti’s (PDSA) attempts to terminate its joint-venture with DP World...

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Now Carlyle turns to ICSID over $400 million SAMIR claim

Now Carlyle turns to ICSID over $400 million SAMIR claim

The tumultuous liquidation of oil refiner SAMIR has thrown up a fresh problem for the government. Already faced with an arbitration case at ICSID brought...

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Mediators propose new compromise to settle disagreement over South Sudan states

Mediators propose new compromise to settle disagreement over South Sudan states

August 26, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The mediation has proposed a compromise to the South Sudanese parties to settle the difference over the number of states, said the semi-official Sudanese Media Center on Sunday.

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Indian oil company says won’t withdraw arbitration claim against Sudan

Indian oil company says won’t withdraw arbitration claim against Sudan

August 20, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp’s (ONGC) said it wouldn’t withdraw the arbitration process instituted against the Sudanese government.

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Woodside inflames tensions in Senegal oil venture

Woodside inflames tensions in Senegal oil venture

FAR Ltd chief executive Cath Norman insists the junior explorer won't be bullied by Woodside Petroleum, its major partner in a $US2 billion ($2.7 billion) oil project in Senegal, into dropping its claim over pre-emptive rights in the venture even as the partners approach crucial negotiations over funding.

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Arbitration move by Eskom threatens to delay wage deal

Arbitration move by Eskom threatens to delay wage deal

The dispute relates to whether Eskom workers who embarked on an unprotected strike during wage negotiations should be disciplined.

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Libya wins two arbitration lawsuits against Turkish, Cypriot companies

Libya wins two arbitration lawsuits against Turkish, Cypriot companies

LONDON - The $3 billion global asset freeze order obtained by Angola’s sovereign wealth fund against its Swiss asset manager Quantum Global

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UK judge lifts asset freeze order against Quantum Global in Angolan SWF case

UK judge lifts asset freeze order against Quantum Global in Angolan SWF case

LONDON - The $3 billion global asset freeze order obtained by Angola’s sovereign wealth fund against its Swiss asset manager Quantum Global

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Tanzania launches two vessels on disputed, shared lake

Tanzania launches two vessels on disputed, shared lake

Tanzania has flagged off two ships on Lake Nyasa/Malawi, amid a border dispute pitting Dar and one of its southern neighbours, Malawi.

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Brigitte Stern resigns from ICSID arbitration panel

Brigitte Stern resigns from ICSID arbitration panel

According to ICSID, on August 13, 2018, the Secretary-General notified the parties of the resignation of Brigitte Stern. The case concerns the acquisition of shares and was brought against the Republic of Tunisia by the Dutch company ABCI Investments Limited on April 6, 2004.

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Maritime dispute: Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire agree guidelines on boundaries

Maritime dispute: Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire agree guidelines on boundaries

Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire have agreed to develop a document that will show the plotted maritime boundary for both countries.

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Tullow’s Shs3 trillion sale approval nears completion

Tullow’s Shs3 trillion sale approval nears completion

By FREDERIC MUSISI
Kampala. Anglo-Irish oil explorer Tullow Oil PLC expects the deal to transfer its assets to Total E&P and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to be given a nod by government before the year ends as the company posted revenue of $905m (Shs3.3 trillion) from its worldwide operations.

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MultiChoice Tanzania removes free-to-air channels from DStv

MultiChoice Tanzania removes free-to-air channels from DStv

MultiChoice has removed free-to-air television channels from its broadcast service platform following directives from the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA), the Daily News reported. Multichoice public relations officer Johnson Mshana announced that the channels were removed by midnight on 12 August to abide by the directive, despite the matter being before the Fair Competition Tribunal (FCT) for arbitration.

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AngloGold Ashanti settles Obusai gold mine dispute in Ghana

AngloGold Ashanti settles Obusai gold mine dispute in Ghana

AngloGold Ashanti, South African mining company, has announced to resolve its International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes with the Republic of Ghana

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No arbitrator has awarded $160m damages against UG – Authorities

No arbitrator has awarded $160m damages against UG – Authorities

Authorities of University of Ghana have denied reports that a United Kingdom-based arbitration court has awarded a cost of 160 million dollars against the school a matter involving the construction of some buildings for the university.

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Djibouti Rejects Doraleh Terminal Verdict

Djibouti Rejects Doraleh Terminal Verdict

Djibouti has rejected the verdict of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) regarding its dispute with DP World over the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT), claiming it acted within the law when it terminated the contract.

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Mumias in Sh642 million fight with lawyer Ojienda

Mumias in Sh642 million fight with lawyer Ojienda

Struggling Mumias Sugar has lost its bid to stop a Sh642 million legal fees demand from lawyer Tom Ojienda, who represented the miller in arbitration proceedings with a collapsed farmers organisation.

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UK arbitrator awards 160 million USD against University of Ghana

UK arbitrator awards 160 million USD against University of Ghana

A United Kingdom-based arbitration court has awarded a cost of 160 million dollars against University of Ghana in a matter involving the construction of some buildings for the university.

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Sudan settles dispute with Indian oil company over unpaid dues: minister

Sudan settles dispute with Indian oil company over unpaid dues: minister

August 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s Minister of Oil and Gas Azhari Abdel-Gadir Tuesday said his ministry has settled debt issues with India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp’s (ONGC) saying the latter withdrew a claim it has filed against Sudan in this regard.

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NICA seeks end to NFF crisis through arbitration

NICA seeks end to NFF crisis through arbitration

The Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators has called for an end to the leadership crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation...

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The ALN Academy's Inaugural Arbitration Workshop - REPORT

The ALN Academy's Inaugural Arbitration Workshop - REPORT

Enormous thanks go out to our guest speakers and panellists and to our fully engaged audience, comprising senior representatives of established...

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Tendai Ndoro: South Africa PSL appeals High Court ruling

Tendai Ndoro: South Africa PSL appeals High Court ruling

In the spirit of reconciliation, the Josab Changa group which had petitioned the Alfred Foloko-led National Olympic Committee of Zambia...

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NFF offers olive branch to Chris Giwa

NFF offers olive branch to Chris Giwa

In what appears to be a move to find a negotiated settlement to Nigerian football's ongoing crisis, the NFF Congress have extended an olive branch...

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NOCZ should honour arbitration

NOCZ should honour arbitration

In the spirit of reconciliation, the Josab Changa group which had petitioned the Alfred Foloko-led National Olympic Committee of Zambia...

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DP World wins arbitration case for Djibouti's Doraleh terminal

DP World wins arbitration case for Djibouti's Doraleh terminal

London arbitration court sides with DP World and finds the Djibouti government's seizure of the Doraleh container terminal illegal...

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SC approves RCom's settlement proposal with Ericsson; Path clear for Jio deal

SC approves RCom's settlement proposal with Ericsson; Path clear for Jio deal

The Supreme Court today approved a settlement between Reliance Communications and the Indian unit of Ericsson, clearing the way for the Anil Ambani-led...

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Transmara Sugar Company battle to be settled in South Africa

Transmara Sugar Company battle to be settled in South Africa

Owners of Transmara Sugar Company are entangled in a vicious management battle over the miller, with minority shareholders accusing...

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State warned to watch its step on expropriation of foreign-owned property

State warned to watch its step on expropriation of foreign-owned property

The EFF wants total land expropriation while the ANC seems more in favour of a case-by-case approach...

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Oi claims EUR2.8bn from Unitel shareholders in international arbitration court

Oi claims EUR2.8bn from Unitel shareholders in international arbitration court

An arbitration procedure has begun at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris between the feuding shareholders of Angolan mobile...

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Small Firms Represent African Oil and Power Entities With Big Results

Small Firms Represent African Oil and Power Entities With Big Results

Discovery of large and accessible oil and gas resources, foreign investment, and appropriate legislation is leading to the rapid development...

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Randgold wins tax concession for super-pit at Mali’s Gounkoto

Randgold wins tax concession for super-pit at Mali’s Gounkoto

Battling against long-standing labour relations troubles at its Côte d’Ivoire mine, Tongon, and regulatory uncertainty in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

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Ethiopia working to resolve Eritrea-Djibouti impasse

Ethiopia working to resolve Eritrea-Djibouti impasse

Ethiopia is working to restore relations between two of its neighbours, Djibouti and Eritrea, its envoy to the United Nations told the Security Council...

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CRCICA Caseload of the year 2017

CRCICA Caseload of the year 2017

The CRCICA Caseload for the entire year 2017 has been published at the Global Arbitration Review (“GAR”) Indeed, 65 new cases were filed during 2017...

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Malaysia-Africa ties to strengthen with ADR

Malaysia-Africa ties to strengthen with ADR

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is committed to supporting the development of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), as well as strengthening bilateral...

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South Africa offers to waive arbitration penalties to remove Denel off blacklist

South Africa offers to waive arbitration penalties to remove Denel off blacklist

South African defence manufacturer Denel has offered to waive off close to $100 million it won from arbitration against India...

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Alleged Breach of Contract: U.S. Court rejects Nigeria’s request to cancel N2.7 trillion fine

Alleged Breach of Contract: U.S. Court rejects Nigeria’s request to cancel N2.7 trillion fine

The District Circuit Court in Washington DC has dismissed Nigeria’s request for it to set aside its $8.9billion arbitration award against...

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Norilsk says will continue litigation against Botswana govt

Norilsk says will continue litigation against Botswana govt

Russian nickel producer Norilsk Nickel on Tuesday said it would continue with the litigation against the Botswana government over the Nkomati...

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Ecomed claims $ 75 million in Morocco and threatens to seize ICSID

Ecomed claims $ 75 million in Morocco and threatens to seize ICSID

Through its parent company, former CEO of Médiouna threatens landfills against Morocco in front of ICSID and demanding $ 75 million in compensation...

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ICC Court to launch Africa Commission

ICC Court to launch Africa Commission

The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce has announced it is to create an Africa Commission to coordinate...

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Somalia, Tunisia join Comesa

Somalia, Tunisia join Comesa

KAMPALA - The membership COMESA has risen to 21 following the admission of Tunisia and Somalia at the 20th Summit of the Heads of State and...

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UCC brokers truce in Smile Telecom, Eaton Towers dispute

UCC brokers truce in Smile Telecom, Eaton Towers dispute

KAMPALA – Telecommunications regulator Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has resolved the dispute between Smile Uganda Telecom...

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Billionaire Sawiris Steps In to End Egypt Investors Dispute

Billionaire Sawiris Steps In to End Egypt Investors Dispute

Egypt on Wednesday approved a deal settling a land dispute pitting the government against a group of international investors who owned...

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South Sudan abandons Kenya as a prime banking destination

South Sudan abandons Kenya as a prime banking destination

South Sudan has abandoned Kenya as one of its key banking destinations following a complex court battle with a Khartoum-based contractor...

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English court refuses to respect foreign exclusive jurisdiction clause

English court refuses to respect foreign exclusive jurisdiction clause

Despite an exclusive jurisdiction clause in favour of the Angolan courts, the High Court was satisfied that England was the appropriate...

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Tullow Oil to shoulder Kosmos' $65 mln burden over Ghana rig dispute

Tullow Oil to shoulder Kosmos' $65 mln burden over Ghana rig dispute

LONDON - Britain’s Tullow Oil has to cover nearly $65 million of costs linked to a cancelled rig contract in Ghana after losing a dispute...

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Djibouti Could Offer DP World $500 million

Djibouti Could Offer DP World $500 million

The Djibouti government may settle its legal fracas with DP World over the Doraleh Container Terminal (DTC) with a US$ 500 million payout...

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Numsa approaches CCMA over ArcelorMittal wage dispute

Numsa approaches CCMA over ArcelorMittal wage dispute

Numsa has warns that it will embark on a strike if the company fails to address their demands...

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London Tribunal Asks Tinubu, Boyo To Pay Volpi N208 Billion

London Tribunal Asks Tinubu, Boyo To Pay Volpi N208 Billion

Amid accusations by aggrieved shareholders of attempts to suppress the report of the ongoing forensic audit of its operation, Oando PLC Chief Executive...

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Congo faces R271m arbitration claim over failed farming project

Congo faces R271m arbitration claim over failed farming project

DAKAR - A South African company said on Friday that it had filed for arbitration against Democratic Republic of Congo's government...

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Ramaphosa appoints Moseneke to lead Lesotho SADC mediation team

Ramaphosa appoints Moseneke to lead Lesotho SADC mediation team

The beneficiaries of the infamous Shs 6bn presidential handshake have secured temporally High Court order halting the refund of the money...

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6Bn Handshake Beneficiaries Secure Court Order to Halt Refund

6Bn Handshake Beneficiaries Secure Court Order to Halt Refund

The beneficiaries of the infamous Shs 6bn presidential handshake have secured temporally High Court order halting the refund of the money...

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Benefits and Challenges of Robotized Arbitration

Benefits and Challenges of Robotized Arbitration

We are living in the era of constant technological progress. As smart contracts emerge, why not think about totally automated arbitration?...

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LCIA-MIAC Joint Venture Agreement Terminated By Mutual Agreement

LCIA-MIAC Joint Venture Agreement Terminated By Mutual Agreement

The LCIA and the Government of Mauritius have mutually agreed to terminate the joint venture agreement which established the LCIA-MIAC...

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KENYA WINS A KSH. 31 BILLION CLAIM IN AN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION FOR THE KINANGOP WIND PARK PROJECT

KENYA WINS A KSH. 31 BILLION CLAIM IN AN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION FOR THE KINANGOP WIND PARK PROJECT

An international arbitral tribunal, the International Court of Arbitration (ICC) seating in London, has dismissed a claim against...

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Successful 1st edition of the Mauritius Arbitration Week 2018 hosted by MARC

Successful 1st edition of the Mauritius Arbitration Week 2018 hosted by MARC

The MCCI Arbitration and Mediation Center (MARC) hosted the first edition of the Mauritius Arbitration Week, from 21 to 25 May 2018...

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AfCFTA negotiations after Kigali – keeping an eye on the end game

AfCFTA negotiations after Kigali – keeping an eye on the end game

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) negotiations took an important step forward in early June, as the African Union...

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Tanzania, Kenya Finally Agree to Resolve Protracted Trade Dispute

Tanzania, Kenya Finally Agree to Resolve Protracted Trade Dispute

Dar es Salaam — Tanzanian and Kenyan traders will now freely export milk, wheat and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) into either of the countries...

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Press Release: African Arbitration Association Launched in Abidjan

Press Release: African Arbitration Association Launched in Abidjan

On 29 June 2018, the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) organised a conference...

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The Alhani – English High Court clarifies the applicability of the Hague Rules Time Limit to Misdelivery Claims

The Alhani – English High Court clarifies the applicability of the Hague Rules Time Limit to Misdelivery Claims

In an important judgment issued on 15 June 2018 the English High Court held that a shipowner who misdelivered cargo to a third party...

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International arbitration court makes ruling on Tatu City

International arbitration court makes ruling on Tatu City

Shareholder wrangles at the multi-billion shilling Tatu City real estate project in Kiambu County could come to an end if a decision...

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KPC to pay Sh 4.4 billion more for controversial new pipeline

KPC to pay Sh 4.4 billion more for controversial new pipeline

The controversial Sh48 billion upgrade of the Mombasa-Nairobi pipeline- also known as Line 5- will be completed next month...

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FG to challenge $8bn award against Nigeria by US court

FG to challenge $8bn award against Nigeria by US court

The federal government says it has commenced process of challenging and defending the enforcement proceedings of $8bn award against Nigeria...

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Angola's Sonangol settles Cobalt Energy dispute with $350 mln payment

Angola's Sonangol settles Cobalt Energy dispute with $350 mln payment

Cobalt had filed arbitration requests last year seeking in excess of $2 billion due to the impact of failed extension talks on its attempts...

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Ghana: Tullow ordered to pay $273m in offshore drilling dispute

Ghana: Tullow ordered to pay $273m in offshore drilling dispute

Seadrill Partners’, a subsidiary Seadrill Ghana Operations has been awarded a settlement of $273m by the English High Court over the West Leo...

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Exxaro, Anglo put Moranbah South back on radar as coal prices soar

Exxaro, Anglo put Moranbah South back on radar as coal prices soar

EXXARO Resources and Anglo American have put their Moranbah South coking coal joint venture project back on the radar after a sales process...

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NFF: To Obey S’Court Or FIFA Arbitration Court

NFF: To Obey S’Court Or FIFA Arbitration Court

Supreme Court had on April 27 this year asked the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) to return to the Federal High Court sitting in Jos...

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Arbitration sought over access to Senegal's oil

Arbitration sought over access to Senegal's oil

Disputes with Senegal's government over oil and gas exploration rights offshore may head to an international panel for arbitration...

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Veolia loses ISDS case against Egypt – after six years and millions in costs

Veolia loses ISDS case against Egypt – after six years and millions in costs

Veolia, the giant French corporation which operates in Australia and world-wide, has finally lost its claim against Egypt over a waste management...

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First Arab Union to arbitrate economic disputes holds 1st GA

First Arab Union to arbitrate economic disputes holds 1st GA

CAIRO – 26 June 2018: The first general assembly for the first Arab Union of Arbitration for Investment and Economic Disputes, headed...

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Enforcement sought against Equatorial Guinea aircraft

Enforcement sought against Equatorial Guinea aircraft

In 2014 Orange Middle East and Africa secured a 135 million euro international court of arbitration award against the Republic of Equatorial Guinea...

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Enforcement sought against DRC in DC

Enforcement sought against DRC in DC

A petition to confirm arbitration award and enter judgment against the Democratic Republic of Congo has been filed on June 14th...

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Tribunal constituted in ICSID case against Madagascar

Tribunal constituted in ICSID case against Madagascar

In a dispute brought against the Republic of Madagascar by Mauritian companies at the International Center for the Settlement of...

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ICSID case brought against Rwanda

ICSID case brought against Rwanda

According to the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes a new case has been registered against Republic of Rwanda...

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Kigali to host headquarters of African Arbitration Association

Kigali to host headquarters of African Arbitration Association

Rwanda was this week selected to host of headquarters of the newly created African Arbitration Association (AfAA)...

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US court issues $8.89bn default judgment against Nigeria

US court issues $8.89bn default judgment against Nigeria

NAIROBI: The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has raised Sh8.3 billion from the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism...

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Kenya Revenue Authority gets Sh8.3 billion from arbitration

Kenya Revenue Authority gets Sh8.3 billion from arbitration

NAIROBI: The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has raised Sh8.3 billion from the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism...

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DP World denies out-of-court settlement in Djibouti port dispute

DP World denies out-of-court settlement in Djibouti port dispute

DP World, the fourth biggest port operator globally, will not consider alternative legal options outside a court settlement in a dispute...

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Caster Semenya calls in top lawyer for IAAF fight

Caster Semenya calls in top lawyer for IAAF fight

Olympic champion Caster Semenya will contest the new IAAF ruling on testosterone levels in women before the Court of Arbitration for Sports...

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Petition to enforce nearly $18 billion foreign arbitration award filed against Chevron

Petition to enforce nearly $18 billion foreign arbitration award filed against Chevron

SAN FRANCISCO – A petition for an order to confirm a nearly $18 billion foreign arbitration award has been filed against Chevron in U.S. District...

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Taxpayers risk Sh770bn bill for suits against State

Taxpayers risk Sh770bn bill for suits against State

Taxpayers risk forking out billions of shillings in compensation claims following revelations that there are suits against the government...

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URA, Tullow Oil in fresh tax row

URA, Tullow Oil in fresh tax row

Kampala - Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) is locked in a fresh row with Tullow Oil over Capital Gains tax liability on the $900m...

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Tribunal constituted in ICSID case against Côte d’Ivoire

Tribunal constituted in ICSID case against Côte d’Ivoire

In a waste management dispute between an Ivorian Company and the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, the company, Wise Solutions CDI...

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ICSID case filed against Togo

ICSID case filed against Togo

On May 14 Togo Terminal, a Togolese subsidiary of Bollore Africa Logistics, brought a claim against the Republic of Togo at the International...

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Tanzania to issue mining licences through cabinet approval

Tanzania to issue mining licences through cabinet approval

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Tanzania will issue large-scale mining licences only after cabinet approval, a senior official said on Friday...

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Ethiopia: to 'fully accept, implement' 2000 deal with Eritrea

Ethiopia: to 'fully accept, implement' 2000 deal with Eritrea

Ethiopia will “fully accept and implement” a peace agreement with Eritrea that was signed in 2000, its ruling coalition announced on Tuesday...

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Port Takeover by Container Shipping Lines May be Portent of Worse to Come

Port Takeover by Container Shipping Lines May be Portent of Worse to Come

DJIBOUTI – After what we described as 'another Machiavellian turn' when container shipping lines CMA CGM and Pacific International Lines...

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Woes Of Egyptian Company Euroget Deepen As It Lands In Court

Woes Of Egyptian Company Euroget Deepen As It Lands In Court

Egyptian company executing a number of health facility projects in the country – Euroget De Invest – has filed an application to stay proceedings...

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Why Kenya must fix oil and gas law before export

Why Kenya must fix oil and gas law before export

President Uhuru Kenyatta chairs a meeting with Kenya Joint Venture Partners comprising of Tullow Oil, Africa Oil Corporation and Total, Turkana county...

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BPOPF pushes arbitration in P400 million trailblazer

BPOPF pushes arbitration in P400 million trailblazer

Capital Management Botswana (CMB) is playing hardball with Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) following the High Court’s rejection...

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N40b Debt: MRS Oil, AMCON Agree Out-of-Court Settlement

N40b Debt: MRS Oil, AMCON Agree Out-of-Court Settlement

In a bid to settle out of court the debt of N40billion,Asset management Corporation of Nigeria AMCON and MRS Holding limited has filed terms...

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Cameroon: Swiss Sports Court Offers Cameroonian New Lease of Life

Cameroon: Swiss Sports Court Offers Cameroonian New Lease of Life

A Swiss court has ordered the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (Anoca) to organise fresh presidential to election...

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LNHA Faults LNOC Arbitration Committee

LNHA Faults LNOC Arbitration Committee

The Liberia National Handball Association (LNHA) has accused the Arbitration Committee of the Liberia National Olympic Committee...

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CAS orders fresh presidential election at ANOCA

CAS orders fresh presidential election at ANOCA

The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) will be forced into holding fresh presidential elections after the Court...

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South Africa Passenger Rail Agency Seeks Delay in Tender Case

South Africa Passenger Rail Agency Seeks Delay in Tender Case

In a statement released on April 6 2018, the legal team of Mr. Dawood Rawat stated that the arbitral tribunal in the arbitration proceedings...

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The Ethiopian Supreme Court Annuls a € 20 million Euro International Arbitral Award in Favor of an Italian Contractor Under the European Development Fund Rules (EDF)

The Ethiopian Supreme Court Annuls a € 20 million Euro International Arbitral Award in Favor of an Italian Contractor Under the European Development Fund Rules (EDF)

In a statement released on April 6 2018, the legal team of Mr. Dawood Rawat stated that the arbitral tribunal in the arbitration proceedings...

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Tribunal declines jurisdiction ove dual citizen’s right to arbitration against Mauritius

Tribunal declines jurisdiction ove dual citizen’s right to arbitration against Mauritius

In a statement released on April 6 2018, the legal team of Mr. Dawood Rawat stated that the arbitral tribunal in the arbitration proceedings...

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DC court confirms award against Ghana

DC court confirms award against Ghana

A United States District Court For The District Of Columbia confirmed an arbitral award against the Republic of Ghana on March 22, 2018...

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Glencore is said to take Congo rift with Gertler to London court

Glencore is said to take Congo rift with Gertler to London court

LONDON – Glencore’s clash with former partner Dan Gertler over unpaid royalties at a key Congolese copper mine deepened as the legal battle spread to a London court...

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State Lawsuits Authority saved Egypt $5.6bn, EGP 2.4bn over 4 years: chairperson

State Lawsuits Authority saved Egypt $5.6bn, EGP 2.4bn over 4 years: chairperson

The State Lawsuits Authority (SLA) was able save the state treasury about $5.6bn and EGP 2.4bn of investors’ claims over the past four years...

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EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria in big trouble as N2.7 trillion fine threatens collapse of economy

EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria in big trouble as N2.7 trillion fine threatens collapse of economy

Even as the Nigerian economy is struggling to maintain stability after managing a recovery last year from one of the worst recessions in its history...

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Sibton gags BoG with US$1bn suit in London

Sibton gags BoG with US$1bn suit in London

LUSAKA - Ministers of Justice and Attorney-Generals from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) on Friday adopted...

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Ivory Coast appeals to CAS over FIFA ‘bullying’ with repeated audit demands

Ivory Coast appeals to CAS over FIFA ‘bullying’ with repeated audit demands

The Ivory Coast Football Federation (FIF) has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to review FIFA’s latest decision to audit...

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Sabir, Wilmar Wind-up Dispute Amicably

Sabir, Wilmar Wind-up Dispute Amicably

The nation’s largest civil suit claim between Sabir Argaw, the prominent local businessman, and his Singaporean partners involving 370 million...

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COMESA approves admission of Somalia

COMESA approves admission of Somalia

LUSAKA - Ministers of Justice and Attorney-Generals from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) on Friday adopted...

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Attorney General to sue Dutch company over teff patent

Attorney General to sue Dutch company over teff patent

The Ethiopian government has delegated the Office of the Attorney General (AG) to file charges at the International Court of Arbitration against...

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TanzaniteOne to pay government compensation and overdue taxes

TanzaniteOne to pay government compensation and overdue taxes

Nairobi — Tanzanian gemstone miner TanzaniteOne has agreed to pay compensation and overdue taxes to the government after unspecified violations...

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China contractor slaps Sh2bn claim on NSSF

China contractor slaps Sh2bn claim on NSSF

A Chinese contractor has slapped National Social Security Fund (NSSF) with a Sh2.1 billion claim after the cancellation of a contract...

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Glencore fights with billionaire in London court over DRC judgment

Glencore fights with billionaire in London court over DRC judgment

Dan Gertler — who has been sanction by the US — is claiming $2.28bn in damages and unpaid royalties from Glencore...

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Statoil Loses 5% Stake in Agbami Oilfield, To Pay Chevron $1.1bn

Statoil Loses 5% Stake in Agbami Oilfield, To Pay Chevron $1.1bn

Norwegian oil firm, Statoil, has lost an arbitration dispute to the tune of $1.1 billion against its partners, including Chevron and Petrobras...

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Somalia facing legal case over stalled coast guard plan

Somalia facing legal case over stalled coast guard plan

The Atlantic Marine and Offshore Group is still prepared to complete the contract it signed with the Somali Ministry of Defence (MoD)...

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The Court of Arbitration rejects Morocco’s request to let Munir Haddadi join the Atlas Lions

The Court of Arbitration rejects Morocco’s request to let Munir Haddadi join the Atlas Lions

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected, Monday, the appeal filed by the Moroccan Royal Football Federation and Spanish-Moroccan...

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Panathinaikos pay Essien €53k, overturn points deduction

Panathinaikos pay Essien €53k, overturn points deduction

Financially-troubled Panathinaikos have swiftly overturned a three-point deduction after paying a reported 53,000 euros - part of their debts...

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South Africa to challenge IAAF's hyper - androgenism ruling in Court of Arbitration for Sport

South Africa to challenge IAAF's hyper - androgenism ruling in Court of Arbitration for Sport

Johannesburg: South Africa's athletics federation said on Thursday that it would challenge new rules governing female athletes' testosterone levels...

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Portuguese-speaking entrepreneurs meet in Mozambique

Portuguese-speaking entrepreneurs meet in Mozambique

The first Economic Conference of the Market of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) begins on Wednesday in Maputo, Mozambique...

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Polo Resources Investee Celamin Raises Funds To Cover Court Expenses (ALLISS)

Polo Resources Investee Celamin Raises Funds To Cover Court Expenses (ALLISS)

LONDON - Polo Resources Ltd on Wednesday said investee company Celamin Holdings NL has raised funds to cover costs associated with legal...

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Taxpayers face Sh500bn loss in case against Canadian firm

Taxpayers face Sh500bn loss in case against Canadian firm

The government risks losing up to Sh500 billion in an international arbitration case against mining firm, Cortec, after it failed to provide Sh100...

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AngloGold Ashanti to take issue with Tanzania

AngloGold Ashanti to take issue with Tanzania

JOHANNESBURG - Gold producer AngloGold Ashanti said yesterday it was planning to engage the government of Tanzania on proposed new laws and regulations...

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Former AG, Kinyua summoned in Anglo Leasing case

Former AG, Kinyua summoned in Anglo Leasing case

NAIROBI – Senator Amos Wako and Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua have been summoned to appear in court to give evidence over the multi-billion...

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SOAS Arbitration in Africa survey launched

SOAS Arbitration in Africa survey launched

The survey that focuses on the theme Domestic and International Arbitration: Perspectives from African Arbitration Practitioners has been launched...

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Mohammed Abdel Raouf appointed in ICSID conciliation case

Mohammed Abdel Raouf appointed in ICSID conciliation case

The former head of the Cairo Regional Center for International Arbitration has been appointed by the Chairman of the Administrative Council...

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New case filed against Algeria at ICSID

New case filed against Algeria at ICSID

The dispute concerns a real estate contract and was filed by Société des Parcs d’Alger, Emirates International Investment Company...

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US Firm Carlyle Intends to File Suit Against Morocco Over USD 400 Million Debt in SAMIR

US Firm Carlyle Intends to File Suit Against Morocco Over USD 400 Million Debt in SAMIR

The US-based private equity firm Carlyle, is suing the Moroccan government for over USD 400 million in the International Center for Settlement...

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East Ghazalat - Referral for Arbitration

East Ghazalat - Referral for Arbitration

Nostra Terra (AIM:NTOG), the oil and gas exploration and production company with a portfolio of assets in the USA and Egypt, announces that unresolved issues...

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BPOPF proposes JHB talks in P400m row

BPOPF proposes JHB talks in P400m row

The Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) has given Capital Asset Management (CMB) until Monday to agree to a proposal...

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Russians, Gov't still legally sparring despite pending deal

Russians, Gov't still legally sparring despite pending deal

Lawyers representing the Botswana government and Russian metals giant, Norilsk Nickel, returned to the High Court this week, to continue...

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Chevron, Statoil Battle NNPC In U.S. Court Over $1bn Debt

Chevron, Statoil Battle NNPC In U.S. Court Over $1bn Debt

Two international oil companies (IOCs), Chevron and Statoil, are currently battling the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)...

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Architect sues Zinara for over $175 000

Architect sues Zinara for over $175 000

AN architectural firm, Gloar Design Team, has taken the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) to court after the parastatal failed to settle...

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Scandal hits ECG privatization

Scandal hits ECG privatization

Chinese multinational company, BXC Consortium interested in the privatization and management of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG)...

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Never compromise on integrity in ADR process – Chief Justice

Never compromise on integrity in ADR process – Chief Justice

The Lady Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo has launched the Gamey and Co Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centre with a call on practitioners...

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Moseneke donates R400k of his Life Esidimeni fees to UWC

Moseneke donates R400k of his Life Esidimeni fees to UWC

Former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke has donated R400‚000 of the money he was paid for his work in the Life Esidimeni arbitrations...

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QUANTUM GLOBAL CRIES FOUL AS ANGOLAN FUND SEEKS MORE ASSET FREEZES

QUANTUM GLOBAL CRIES FOUL AS ANGOLAN FUND SEEKS MORE ASSET FREEZES

Angola’s $5 billion FSDEA fund said it was sacking Quantum Global as its asset manager because it was concerned about the way its funds were being invested...

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Techiman City in trouble as CAS dismiss case against GFA

Techiman City in trouble as CAS dismiss case against GFA

Techiman City have their case thrown out by CAS and have asked that the Appeals Commitee case in favor of Techiman Eleven Wonders should stand...

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GAMBIA: GOVERNMENT STALLS OIL TENDER PROCESS TO SEEK END TO RISKY ARBITRATION

GAMBIA: GOVERNMENT STALLS OIL TENDER PROCESS TO SEEK END TO RISKY ARBITRATION

Investor interest is peaking in the West African oil sector, just as Gambia’s government fears getting bogged down in lengthy and costly arbitration...

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Senegal Approves Sale of Tigo to Group Led by French Billionaire

Senegal Approves Sale of Tigo to Group Led by French Billionaire

Senegal approved the sale of Millicom International Cellular SA’s mobile-phone business in the country to a group of investors that includes...

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Burkina Faso to End US$1-billion Manganese Development Deal

Burkina Faso to End US$1-billion Manganese Development Deal

Burkina Faso is set to end a deal to develop a US$1-billion manganese mine with Pan Africa Burkina, a company owned by Frank Timis...

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RESERVED JUDGMENT FOR BETAMAX CASE

RESERVED JUDGMENT FOR BETAMAX CASE

The pleadings in the case of the State Trading Corporation (STC) to the company Betamax, which lasted three days, ended today...

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DP World warns companies of legal action over Djibouti operations

DP World warns companies of legal action over Djibouti operations

DP World, the world’s fourth biggest port operator, has reiterated its right of ownership of Doraleh Terminal in Djibouti...

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Banks to embrace mediation to resolve disputes

Banks to embrace mediation to resolve disputes

Court cases in Uganda involving clients and commercial banks tend to take many years to be resolved but this will soon change as banks...

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Ndoro case heading to the high court

Ndoro case heading to the high court

Ajax Cape Town’s review of the arbitrator’s verdict in the Tendai Ndoro case will be heard by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria...

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India files arbitration suit against Sudan over unpaid oil dues

India files arbitration suit against Sudan over unpaid oil dues

The foreign acquisition unit of India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp’s (ONGC) has filed an arbitration claim against the government of Sudan...

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Sudan complains to UN over Egypt holding elections in disputed Halayeb

Sudan complains to UN over Egypt holding elections in disputed Halayeb

Sudan has filed a complaint at the United Nations Security Council against Egypt after it allowed residents of the disputed Halayeb...

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Enforcement of Billion dollar award against Nigeria filed in New York

Enforcement of Billion dollar award against Nigeria filed in New York

Indigenous oil firm Neconde has launched an arbitration case against Royal Dutch, Shell, the West African firm’s chief executive said...

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Nigeria: MTN Pays Half of Nigeria's N330 Billion Fine

Nigeria: MTN Pays Half of Nigeria's N330 Billion Fine

Indigenous oil firm Neconde has launched an arbitration case against Royal Dutch, Shell, the West African firm’s chief executive said...

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Neconde Launches Arbitration Case Against Shell

Neconde Launches Arbitration Case Against Shell

Indigenous oil firm Neconde has launched an arbitration case against Royal Dutch, Shell, the West African firm’s chief executive said...

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Namibia scraps plan to force white-owned businesses to sell 25% stake to blacks

Namibia scraps plan to force white-owned businesses to sell 25% stake to blacks

Namibia has scrapped a clause in its economic empowerment framework that would have forced white businesses to sell a 25 percent stake...

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Gambia: Swiss And Australian Investors Claim US$35 Million Legal Damages Against The Gambia Gov’t

Gambia: Swiss And Australian Investors Claim US$35 Million Legal Damages Against The Gambia Gov’t

The Gambia is facing its eighth case at the international court for settlement of investment disputes (ICSID) after Swiss and Australian investors...

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Gambia: Pristine Lawyer Puts Gambia Gov’t On Notice; Says Pristine Will File For Punitive Damages Against The Barrow Gov’t At The International Center For Settlement Of Investment Disputes

Gambia: Pristine Lawyer Puts Gambia Gov’t On Notice; Says Pristine Will File For Punitive Damages Against The Barrow Gov’t At The International Center For Settlement Of Investment Disputes

Lawyer Edwin Coe’s letter to the Gambian government services as a notice to the authorities in Banjul before Pristine will commence litigation...

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Munir El Haddadi appeals to Court of Arbitration for Sport in bid to represent Morocco

Munir El Haddadi appeals to Court of Arbitration for Sport in bid to represent Morocco

Munir El Haddadi has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in his bid to switch international allegiance from Spain to Morocco...

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Veolia seeks World Bank ruling in Gabon contract dispute

Veolia seeks World Bank ruling in Gabon contract dispute

French water and waste giant Veolia is to seek World Bank arbitration in a bitter dispute after Gabon cancelled its contract, the group said Friday...

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New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (1958) - Some African States still need to accede

New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (1958) - Some African States still need to accede

In 1966, the United Nations General Assembly established the Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) with a mandate to promote...

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Cabo Verde accedes to the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

Cabo Verde accedes to the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

The UN on Tuesday said Sudan acceded to the New York Convention, becoming the 159th country to do so...

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Sudan accedes to the New York Convention

Sudan accedes to the New York Convention

The UN on Tuesday said Sudan acceded to the New York Convention, becoming the 159th country to do so...

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ZCCM IH loses its claim against FQM(updated)

ZCCM IH loses its claim against FQM(updated)

First Quantum Minerals Ltd has reported that the legal proceedings between its subsidiary Kansanshi Mines and ZCCM Investment Holdings Plc has ended...

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