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Legal battles as South Sudan deals go sour

Legal battles as South Sudan deals go sour

Kenya has become a battleground for firms reeling from business deals gone bad with South Sudan...

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LASU wins LCA-YAN moot arbitration contest

LASU wins LCA-YAN moot arbitration contest

Faculty of Law, Lagos State University, has been adjudged the winner of this year’s International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition organised...

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Gerald Group unit seeks arbitration against Sierra Leone over iron exports

Gerald Group unit seeks arbitration against Sierra Leone over iron exports

SL Mining, a mining company owned by U.S. commodity trader Gerald Group, said it plans to seek arbitration in an international court against...

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P&ID gas project: British court grants firm permission to seize Nigerian assets worth $9.6bn

P&ID gas project: British court grants firm permission to seize Nigerian assets worth $9.6bn

A British court has given Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID) the approval to seek to seize the Nigerian government's assets worth...

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Kansanshi Holdings Limited applies to have arbitral award against ZCCM-IH registered in Zambia

Kansanshi Holdings Limited applies to have arbitral award against ZCCM-IH registered in Zambia

Kansanshi Holdings Limited and Kansanshi Mining Plc have applied before the Lusaka High Court that a London court’s final award against ZCCM Investments...

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Steinmetz to fight Guinea corruption charges in Swiss court

Steinmetz to fight Guinea corruption charges in Swiss court

In February, Steinmetz's mining company Beny Steinmetz Group Resources (BSGR) reached a settlement with Guinea's government and abandoned the large Simandou...

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DP World slams Djibouti government’s attempt to overturn port ruling

DP World slams Djibouti government’s attempt to overturn port ruling

Dubai's DP World condemned the government of Djibouti over its decision to challenge previous rulings in the Doraleh Container Terminal case as the...

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Court rules Nostra Terra Oil and Gas in default of Egypt JV payments

Court rules Nostra Terra Oil and Gas in default of Egypt JV payments

Nostra Terra Oil and Gas said an arbitration court had ruled against the company regarding sums outstanding for the East Ghazalat joint venture...

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UPDATE 1-Australia's FAR Ltd sees ruling on SNE arbitration by 2019 end

UPDATE 1-Australia's FAR Ltd sees ruling on SNE arbitration by 2019 end

Australian oil and gas explorer FAR Ltd on Wednesday said that a tribunal ruling is expected by the end of 2019 for its arbitration with Woodside...

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Esperance declared African Champions after legal battle

Esperance declared African Champions after legal battle

Tunisia’s Esperance were declared winners of the African Champions League by CAF on Wednesday following a long legal battle after Wydad...

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Swiss court makes a U-turn on Caster

Swiss court makes a U-turn on Caster

Caster Semenya’s hopes of defending her 800m title at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, later this year have suffered a serious knock...

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High Court throws out Vedanta’s application to refer KCM case to arbitration in South Africa

High Court throws out Vedanta’s application to refer KCM case to arbitration in South Africa

Lusaka High Court Judge Anessie Banda-Bobo has dismissed Vedanta Resources Holdings Limited’s application to stay the winding-up proceedings against...

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Njiraini-linked Sh1.3bn Decra tiles firm’s ownership dispute deepens

Njiraini-linked Sh1.3bn Decra tiles firm’s ownership dispute deepens

The Court of Appeal has suspended a decision that referred to arbitration an ownership dispute in a company that former Kenya Revenue Authority boss John...

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ONGC, its partners likely to exit oil blocks in Sudan

ONGC, its partners likely to exit oil blocks in Sudan

China’s CNPC, Indian ONGC, and Malaysian Petronas may exit Sudan’s oil industry as the African country’s unpaid dues to the trio swell...

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Mozambique sues Privinvest chief for fraud after debt scandal

Mozambique sues Privinvest chief for fraud after debt scandal

The government of Mozambique is suing the boss of a shipbuilding firm at the centre of the country’s $2 billion debt scandal for fraud, according to a court...

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CAS ruling reinstate Phar Rangers back in Division One

CAS ruling reinstate Phar Rangers back in Division One

he Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has ordered the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to reinstate relegated lower division side...

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How an Indian start-up won an IPR battle against the Somalian Govt.

How an Indian start-up won an IPR battle against the Somalian Govt.

Somali’s Ministry of Finance wanted the domain name ‘Minance’ Somalia often hits global headlines...

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Egypt- 'Emaar Misr' signs settlement agreement with 'Nasr Housing' before submission to Cabinet

Egypt- 'Emaar Misr' signs settlement agreement with 'Nasr Housing' before submission to Cabinet

Emaar Misr Development Company has announced signing a contract with Al Nasr Housing and Development Company at the ministry...

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Australian miner sues Egyptian government over collapse of billion-dollar deal

Australian miner sues Egyptian government over collapse of billion-dollar deal

Driving along the coast of the deep-blue Red Sea in Egypt, a group of Australian mining executives had money on their mind...

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Benin condemned to pay USD 95 million to an American company

Benin condemned to pay USD 95 million to an American company

Securiport, an American company, has secured a USD 95.3 million, roughly FCFA 55.5 billion, award against the Benin government...

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Africoat – a Bright Hope for American Investment in Nigeria under Threat in LADOL

Africoat – a Bright Hope for American Investment in Nigeria under Threat in LADOL

Africoat, a Nigerian-registered pipe-coating company with United States citizen ownership, investment and management, is a bright...

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New case filed against Sao Tome and Principe

New case filed against Sao Tome and Principe

The islands of Sao Tome and Principe have been hit by a new contract based arbitration case brought by 3 claimants...

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New York Judge grants stay in enforcement case of billion dollar award against NNPC

New York Judge grants stay in enforcement case of billion dollar award against NNPC

On July 23, Judge Berman of the Southern District of New York has granted the parties request for a stay, until January 14, 2020 at 11 AM...

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Zambia presses on with liquidating Vedanta unit assets despite ruling

Zambia presses on with liquidating Vedanta unit assets despite ruling

Zambia said on Tuesday it was proceeding with the liquidation of Vedanta Resources’ Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) even after South Africa’s...

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MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE TO STUDY ARBITRATION CASES AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT

MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE TO STUDY ARBITRATION CASES AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT

The Prime Minister issued Decree 1062 for 2019 to establish a ministerial committee to study the international arbitration cases against...

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Students Sue Over Canceled SAT Scores

Students Sue Over Canceled SAT Scores

Egyptian students challenge cancellation of their SAT scores for test security reasons, saying they were not given evidence or opportunity to appeal...

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KCB wants Appeals court to overturn ruling on bank surety

KCB wants Appeals court to overturn ruling on bank surety

Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) wants the Court of Appeal to set aside a ruling in which the High Court ordered that the dispute between...

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Leasing firm wins claim against Tusho

Leasing firm wins claim against Tusho

Tsusho Capital Kenya has been ordered to repair and refurbish close to 300 vehicles belonging to Vehicle and Equipment Leasing Ltd...

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Liberia's Musa Bility will file case against Caf at Court of Arbitration for Sport

Liberia's Musa Bility will file case against Caf at Court of Arbitration for Sport

Liberia's Musa Bility, a member of the Confederation of African Football's Executive Committee, has said he will file a case at the Court...

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Ethiopian Supreme Court Refuses to Annul a London Arbitral Award

Ethiopian Supreme Court Refuses to Annul a London Arbitral Award

The Cassation branch of the Supreme Court of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has on July 14, 2019 rejected Agricom International’s (Swiss) ...

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300 jobs on the line as Nandi gold mine shuts down looms

300 jobs on the line as Nandi gold mine shuts down looms

Up to 300 gold miners in Nandi County are facing job losses after the Kabere Gold Mine shut down its operations in the wake of a dispute with the owner...

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Governors take on Uhuru Government over money

Governors take on Uhuru Government over money

Governors have firmed up a "monumental case" against President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee administration amid a protracted revenue sharing...

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Court reserves judgment in Vedanta application against winding up Zambia operations

Court reserves judgment in Vedanta application against winding up Zambia operations

JOHANNESBURG – Johannesburg's high court has reserved judgment in Vedanta Resources' application for an urgent interim interdict against the Zambian...

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Acacia seeks stay of international arbitration against Tanzania

Acacia seeks stay of international arbitration against Tanzania

Tanzania’s Acacia Mining on Wednesday said it was seeking a stay of international arbitration proceedings, days before a hearing...

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Sports court sets date for African Champions League ruling

Sports court sets date for African Champions League ruling

GENEVA (AP) — Sport’s highest court will rule this month on how to resolve the chaotic African Champions League final which was...

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Acacia Gives Barrick 10 Days To Mull Competent Persons Report

Acacia Gives Barrick 10 Days To Mull Competent Persons Report

(Alliance News) - Acacia Mining PLC said Tuesday a competent persons report, prepared by an industry consultant, has valued its shares...

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International Court of Arbitration for Sport Appoints Morocco’s Karim Adyel

International Court of Arbitration for Sport Appoints Morocco’s Karim Adyel

Rabat – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), an international body that settles sports-related disputes, has appointed Moroccan...

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismisses the appeal filed by the Gambia Football Federation

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismisses the appeal filed by the Gambia Football Federation

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the Gambia Football Federation (GFF) against the Confédération...

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Parties in arbitration must abide by errors they made — S/Court

Parties in arbitration must abide by errors they made — S/Court

The Supreme Court has held that since parties in a contract are bound by the terms of their contract, they must also be bound by errors and mistakes...

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War as arbitration centre drags gov’t to court over new competitor

War as arbitration centre drags gov’t to court over new competitor

The Center for Arbitration and Dispute Resolution (CADER) Uganda has dragged the Attorney General to court seeking government to do away...

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Court dismisses Receiver’s case against uniBank, orders parties back to arbitration

Court dismisses Receiver’s case against uniBank, orders parties back to arbitration

A High Court in Accra has dismissed a case brought before it against the shareholders of uniBank by the Receiver, Nii Amanor Dodoo...

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Enforcement of arbitration awards against States: issues of service

Enforcement of arbitration awards against States: issues of service

The Court of Appeal has allowed General Dynamics’ appeal in the above proceedings, holding that it need not serve any document on the State...

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Tensions bubble up at Woodside's Senegal oil project

Tensions bubble up at Woodside's Senegal oil project

A decision on the go-ahead for Woodside Petroleum's $3 billion SNE oil project in Senegal is set to go down to the wire as discussions...

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Vedanta appeals to South African court to protect Zambian business

Vedanta appeals to South African court to protect Zambian business

Gaborone - The European Union (EU) has filed a complaint against the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) for what it says is the imposition...

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SACU, EU trade dispute erupts

SACU, EU trade dispute erupts

Gaborone - The European Union (EU) has filed a complaint against the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) for what it says is the imposition...

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Chagos Islands: UK refusal to hand back archipelago disregards international law and echoes era of colonialism

Chagos Islands: UK refusal to hand back archipelago disregards international law and echoes era of colonialism

A nation’s military and geo-strategic interests cannot, under international law, prevail over the sovereign rights of other states...

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Update: Claim against Rwanda at ICSID

Update: Claim against Rwanda at ICSID

On May 24th counsel from Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP, a law firm based in London, submitted two memoranda on behalf of the Rwandan government...

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New Investor-State cases filed against Tanzania

New Investor-State cases filed against Tanzania

On April 16, 2019 the Tanzanian government faced an ICSID claim bro itught by Ayoub-Farid Michel Saab, a Dutch citizen. The claim...

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New ICSID claim against Cameroon

New ICSID claim against Cameroon

On May 24, 2019 La Camerounaise des Eaux (CDE), a Cameroonian entity, brought a conciliation case the Republic of Cameroon...

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New ICSID case against Morocco

New ICSID case against Morocco

On May 20th 2019, Impressa Pizzarotti & C. S.p.A., an Italian construction company, brought a claim under the Morocco-Italy BIT...

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Cabo Verde settles ICSID claim

Cabo Verde settles ICSID claim

In a Telecom case brought by PT Ventures, a Portuguese company, against it under the Cabo Verde – Portugal BIT in 2015, the government...

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Vedanta seeks international arbitration to resolve Zambian copper dispute

Vedanta seeks international arbitration to resolve Zambian copper dispute

Vedanta Resources Ltd., owned by Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal, said it’s seeking international arbitration to resolve a dispute with the Zambian...

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Prof Date-Bah to commence UniBank arbitration on Wednesday

Prof Date-Bah to commence UniBank arbitration on Wednesday

A former Justice of the Supreme Court, Professor Justice Samuel Date-Bah, who was appointed by the Commercial Division of the Accra High Court...

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Inside KPMG dispute that earned ex-boss hefty Sh460m award

Inside KPMG dispute that earned ex-boss hefty Sh460m award

Mauritius-registered Rishima had invested Rs 80 crore in the Shristi promoted hotel project in Rajarhat, with 35 per cent stake...

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Shristi Infra faces Rs 160 cr arbitration, to contest order at higher forum

Shristi Infra faces Rs 160 cr arbitration, to contest order at higher forum

Mauritius-registered Rishima had invested Rs 80 crore in the Shristi promoted hotel project in Rajarhat, with 35 per cent stake...

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$9billion Judgment Debt: UK court decides Nigeria’s fate today

$9billion Judgment Debt: UK court decides Nigeria’s fate today

President Muhammadu Buhari: Nigeria at the brink of losing $9billion to British Virgin Island firm on failed gas project in the Jonathan years...

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Court to hear application against NCA’s case on arbitration over radio closures

Court to hear application against NCA’s case on arbitration over radio closures

An Accra High Court presided over by Justice Olivia Obeng will today hear an application by lawyers of several radio stations that have been closed...

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CAS Publishes Arbitral Award in Semenya Case

CAS Publishes Arbitral Award in Semenya Case

PUBLICATION OF THE ARBITRAL AWARD IN THE ARBITRATION BETWEEN CASTER SEMENYA, ATHLETICS SOUTH AFRICA (ASA) AND INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION...

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Betamax to appeal to Privy Council

Betamax to appeal to Privy Council

The State Trading Corporation has not submitted any objections to Betamax’s request to the Supreme Court of Mauritius to solicit the Privy Council...

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Steinmetz's BSGR Bankruptcy Fends Off Vale's $2 Billion Award

Steinmetz's BSGR Bankruptcy Fends Off Vale's $2 Billion Award

Billionaire Beny Steinmetz’s mining company sought bankruptcy protection in the U.S., two months after losing a $2 billion arbitration award...

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Gold rally narrows Acacia Mining, Barrick Gold offer gap ahead of deadline

Gold rally narrows Acacia Mining, Barrick Gold offer gap ahead of deadline

TORONTO/LONDON – Ahead of Tuesday’s deadline for Barrick Gold Corp to make a firm buyout bid for its Acacia Mining unit, a gold rally has eroded...

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CAS set July 4 as hearing for Nyantakyi’s lifetime ban appeal

CAS set July 4 as hearing for Nyantakyi’s lifetime ban appeal

he Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has set July 4, as the hearing of a lifetime ban appeal made by former Ghana Football...

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WAC to Take CAF Final Case to Arbitration Court for Sport

WAC to Take CAF Final Case to Arbitration Court for Sport

Rabat – Moroccan club Wydad Athletic Club (WAC) announced on Thursday, June 13, that it will take the case of the arbitrary refereeing...

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Egypt in $500 million settlement with Israel Electric Corp -statement

Egypt in $500 million settlement with Israel Electric Corp -statement

Cairo: Egypt has signed a $500 million settlement with state-owned Israel Electric Corp over a defunct natural gas deal, the Egyptian General...

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Kenya wins Sh2.6b breach of contract case filed in UK

Kenya wins Sh2.6b breach of contract case filed in UK

The Government has scored a victory after a London-based International Arbitration Tribunal dismissed a Sh2.6 billion claim by a British...

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Libya wins int'l lawsuit against foreign investor

Libya wins int'l lawsuit against foreign investor

TRIPOLI -- Libyan Justice Ministry announced on Sunday that it has won a lawsuit filed by a foreign investor seeking 120 million U.S. dollars...

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Israel’s Electric Corporation Approves Compensation Settlement with Egypt

Israel’s Electric Corporation Approves Compensation Settlement with Egypt

The board of directors of state-owned Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) approved on Wednesday a long-negotiated settlement with Egypt’s...

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SAMIR Refinery: Al Amoudi Claims $1.5 Billion Compensation from Morocco

SAMIR Refinery: Al Amoudi Claims $1.5 Billion Compensation from Morocco

Opposing successive court’s rulings that mismanagement caused SAMIR’s downfall, the refinery’s principal Saudi shareholder continues....

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Court of Arbitration for Sport dismisses Comoros’ case

Court of Arbitration for Sport dismisses Comoros’ case

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) has dismissed the appeals from the Comoros Football Federation (FFC) over Cameroon’s participation...

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WAC President to Appeal to FIFA, Court of Arbitration for Referee Mistake

WAC President to Appeal to FIFA, Court of Arbitration for Referee Mistake

Rabatr – The President of the Moroccan club Wydad Athletic Club (WAC), Said Naciri, said on Saturday that he is taking the case of a poor refereeing...

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African Mediation & Arbitration Court opens in Morocco

African Mediation & Arbitration Court opens in Morocco

The African Court of Mediation and Arbitration, CAMAR by its French acronym, has just opened in Marrakech, Morocco. It will intervene to settle disputes...

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$9bn judgment debt: Nigeria to know fate on June 14

$9bn judgment debt: Nigeria to know fate on June 14

KAMPALA. Questions surrounding the claim by Alcon International Limited regarding the safety and ownership of Workers House have been resolved...

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UniBank case referred to arbitration

UniBank case referred to arbitration

An Accra High Court has referred part of the case between the shareholders and the Receiver of uniBank for arbitration...

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NSSF wins Shs40b case against Alcon

NSSF wins Shs40b case against Alcon

KAMPALA. Questions surrounding the claim by Alcon International Limited regarding the safety and ownership of Workers House have been resolved...

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Queries as ULS approves private arbitration centre

Queries as ULS approves private arbitration centre

KAMPALA- Members of the Uganda Law Society (ULS) have ratified the controversial arbitration and mediation centre, a limited liability...

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Norilsk, BCL tussle moves to London

Norilsk, BCL tussle moves to London

The battleground of the three-year P3 billion dispute between Russian base metals giant, Norilsk Nickel and BCL Mine, has shifted to London, where legal...

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2019 Africa Cup of Nations: CAS to hear Comoros case

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: CAS to hear Comoros case

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) will hear a case from the Comoros Football Federation (FFC) over Cameroon’s participation at the 2019...

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Ex-South Sudan FA boss Alei to appeal 'unjust' 10-year Fifa ban

Ex-South Sudan FA boss Alei to appeal 'unjust' 10-year Fifa ban

The disgraced past president wants to clear his name following a lengthy suspension by football’s governing body for misappropriation of funds...

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Oi sells Cabo Verde Telecom stake for USD 26.3 million

Oi sells Cabo Verde Telecom stake for USD 26.3 million

DBrazilian operator Oi has announced that its indirect subsidiary PT Ventures sold and transferred its 40 percent shareholding in Cabo Verde...

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Why Tanzania wants Acacia to pack and go

Why Tanzania wants Acacia to pack and go

Dar es Salaam — The government has declared Acacia Mining 'unwanted' and has written to the company's mines in the country to alert them of the decision...

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Acacia's North Mara mine fined over alleged environmental breaches

Acacia's North Mara mine fined over alleged environmental breaches

The FTSE 250 gold miner said North Mara Gold Mine, the operator of the mine, has received verbal notice from the Government of Tanzania...

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Mozambique: Privinvest Counter-Sues Mozambican State

Mozambique: Privinvest Counter-Sues Mozambican State

Maputo — The Mozambican Attorney-General's Office (PGR) announced on Wednesday that it has received two notifications from European arbitration...

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South Africa: Push - Maties Vs SA Rugby Boss Head for Arbitration Battle Over R37m

South Africa: Push - Maties Vs SA Rugby Boss Head for Arbitration Battle Over R37m

The multimillion-rand battle between Stellenbosch University and SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux is headed for arbitration, News24 can confirm...

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Print    Tuesday  S. African runner Semenya's testosterone judgment set for appeal

Print Tuesday S. African runner Semenya's testosterone judgment set for appeal

JOHANNESBURG - Athletics South Africa (ASA) is set to appeal the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) judgement which forces female athletes with high...

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Kenya: Wamalwa's Sh90 Million Deal in Posh Kitisuru House Turns Ugly

Kenya: Wamalwa's Sh90 Million Deal in Posh Kitisuru House Turns Ugly

A former nominated senator wants a court to compel Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa to deposit Sh50 million in court in a Sh90 million...

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Cahill: We Are Ready to Resolve Dispute with FG

Cahill: We Are Ready to Resolve Dispute with FG

The founder, Process and Industrial Development, Mr. Brendan Cahill, in this email interview with THISDAY, speaks about the company’s failed...

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AU urges dispute settlement endeavors as AfCFTA edges closer to effect

AU urges dispute settlement endeavors as AfCFTA edges closer to effect

ADDIS ABABA - The African Union (AU) has stressed the need to boost African countries' capacity on the settlement of trade and investment disputes...

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Disputed diamonds: Presidency slapped with hefty R29.9bn claim over Lesotho diamonds

Disputed diamonds: Presidency slapped with hefty R29.9bn claim over Lesotho diamonds

A diamond mining company has filed a R29.9bn claim against President Cyril Ramaphosa and his government as a near three-decade-long dispute...

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Tanzania seeks EAC intervention in Mara dams

Tanzania seeks EAC intervention in Mara dams

Tanzania is now seeking the intervention of East African Community ministerial committees on the issue of damming the Mara River, which has put...

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NNPC Saves $1.6bn from Arbitration with Atlantic Energy

NNPC Saves $1.6bn from Arbitration with Atlantic Energy

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed that it recorded savings of $1.6 billion from the arbitration between its upstream...

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Arbitration proceedings: HC allows Centre to file documents relating to 2G case

Arbitration proceedings: HC allows Centre to file documents relating to 2G case

New Delhi, The Delhi High Court Tuesday allowed the Centre to place before it certain documents in a case which arose from the probe...

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Lawyers Ojienda, Gathii to vie in JSC polls

Lawyers Ojienda, Gathii to vie in JSC polls

Lawyer Tom Ojienda will on Thursday vie in the election of the Law Society of Kenya male representative to the Judicial Service Commission...

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Storm brews as lawyers query arbitration entity

Storm brews as lawyers query arbitration entity

The lawyers are querying the International Centre for Mediation and Arbitration Kampala (ICAMEK), saying its formation is shrouded in mystery...

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‘Arbitration will boost Nigeria’s drive for foreign investors’

‘Arbitration will boost Nigeria’s drive for foreign investors’

International Chamber of Commerce Nigeria (ICCN), Monday, called for institutionalisation of arbitration mechanism to boost the nation’s drive...

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Africoat serves Notice of Arbitration Proceedings against LADOL

Africoat serves Notice of Arbitration Proceedings against LADOL

Back in January, it was reported there was dispute between Africoat, a pipe-coating and logistics company, operating in the LADOL Free Zone in...

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Nigeria: Young Lawyers Tasked Over International Mediation

Nigeria: Young Lawyers Tasked Over International Mediation

The Managing Solicitor, Trizon Law Chambers, Mrs. Foluke Akinmoladun, has advised young lawyers to get trained to become both domestic...

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Investment: ICCN restates commitment to growth of arbitration

Investment: ICCN restates commitment to growth of arbitration

he International Chamber of Commerce Nigeria (ICCN), has reiterated its commitment to the growth of arbitration to attract investments to Nigeria...

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Out-of-court settlements cut Kakamega backlog

Out-of-court settlements cut Kakamega backlog

The case backlog in Kakamega courts has declined from 4,000 to 530 in less than a year. Presiding High Court judge William Musyoka...

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ICC arbitrators target opportunities in construction disputes

ICC arbitrators target opportunities in construction disputes

With increasing budgetary allocation for infrastructure by the Federal Government, arbitrators under the aegis of International Chamber of Commerce...

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African Petroleum Stands on Slippery Ground

African Petroleum Stands on Slippery Ground

UK-based exploration and production company African Petroleum continues to lay claim to offshore Block 1A in The Gambia even after the government...

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Vale Files US$2 Billion Lawsuit Against Former Partner Over Simandou Project

Vale Files US$2 Billion Lawsuit Against Former Partner Over Simandou Project

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian miner Vale said on Wednesday it had filed a lawsuit in the United States to force BSG Resources to pay about US$1.25 billion...

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Chartered Institute of Arbitrators gets Ibadan chapter

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators gets Ibadan chapter

Scores of eminent jurists converged on Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, for the inauguration of the Ibadan chapter of the Chartered Institute...

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Riddle of the R111m Coega deal

Riddle of the R111m Coega deal

At the centre of the questionable R111-million paid by the Eastern Cape health department to the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is an arbitrator...

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Banks losing Shs400 billion annually in court cases - UBA

Banks losing Shs400 billion annually in court cases - UBA

Kampala. Banks lose at least Shs400b annually in lawsuits that take long to be resolved, Uganda Bankers’ Association has said...

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ICL drops charge against Ethiopian gov’t at The Hague

ICL drops charge against Ethiopian gov’t at The Hague

The Israeli fertilizer giant, Israel Chemicals (ICL), which filed a law suit against the Ethiopian government at the Permanent Court of Arbitration...

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Govt moves to speed up appeal as 2G-linked firm seeks damages

Govt moves to speed up appeal as 2G-linked firm seeks damages

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) wants the appeal process in the 2G spectrum case to be accelerated, as telecom companies begin to seek...

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George ‘Wise’ Owino appeals against 10-year ban imposed by FIFA for match-fixing

George ‘Wise’ Owino appeals against 10-year ban imposed by FIFA for match-fixing

Former Kenyan international George ‘Wise’ Owino has appealed against World Football Governing body FIFA’s decision to ban him from all football-related...

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Court to sit on GAA Impasse on April 29

Court to sit on GAA Impasse on April 29

The International Association of Athletics Federation Disciplinary Tribunal has banned former Olympic and World 1,500m champion Asbel...

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THE CAS RULING ON CASTER SEMENYA CASE

THE CAS RULING ON CASTER SEMENYA CASE

The International Association of Athletics Federation Disciplinary Tribunal has banned former Olympic and World 1,500m champion Asbel...

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New Law On Settling Investment Disputes In The Offing

New Law On Settling Investment Disputes In The Offing

Dodoma. The government plans to enact a law that will facilitate the settling of disputes with investors in the country...

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Numsa and Comair to meet over wage dispute

Numsa and Comair to meet over wage dispute

DURBAN - The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and Comair will meet on Saturday in mediated talks to try end a wage dispute...

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Pan African Minerals’ $2.2B claim over giant manganese deposit contract dismissed by court

Pan African Minerals’ $2.2B claim over giant manganese deposit contract dismissed by court

Pan African Minerals, a unit of Timis Mining Corp., won’t resume production at its Tambao mine in Burkina Faso as a Paris-based arbitration court...

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Aus junior Celamin regains its share of Tunisia project

Aus junior Celamin regains its share of Tunisia project

The share price of junior explorer Celamin Holdings rose on Friday, after the Tunisian Court of Appeal returned the company’s 51% stake...

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London to arbitrate EA oil pipeline project rows

London to arbitrate EA oil pipeline project rows

The UK will host arbitration talks in case of disputes arising out of the East African crude oil pipeline project, ending months of haggling...

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Kenyan Asbel Kiprop handed four-year doping ban

Kenyan Asbel Kiprop handed four-year doping ban

The International Association of Athletics Federation Disciplinary Tribunal has banned former Olympic and World 1,500m champion Asbel...

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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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