Africa is growing at a rapid pace. Investment opportunities abound. But with every opportunity comes challenges.
Inside Africa explores the hot topics affecting companies doing business in Africa. Our lawyers examine the key trends and risks affecting a range of sectors, from the adoption digital technologies and the rise of renewables, to integrating mining supply chains and the construction of critical transport infrastructure.
Our finance, construction, corporate, tax, regulatory, and disputes lawyers provide key thought leadership on the critical issues facing lenders, borrowers, investors, operators, developers, service providers, governments, and local lawyers as they work to underpin growth across all regions of the continent.
Investing in conflict zones: Navigating and managing risk
Inside Africa video series
Battery storage in Africa: Trends and challenges
BESS projects are a solution to a number of inherent issues and challenges that many African jurisdictions face from a power supply perspective. Looking at jurisdictions like South Africa, for example, which is currently facing power challenges at present, you can see the case of BESS solutions (amongst other things) in addressing the power crisis.
Mining finance trends in Africa
The UN estimates that Africa is home to 30 percent of the world’s mineral resources, including many of the critical minerals that drive the energy transition, such as cobalt, nickel, lithium, and graphite, and a number of rare earth metals (key to the production of the permanent magnets used in electric vehicles and in wind turbines).
Impact of a new Government in Nigeria
Nigeria inaugurated a new President in May 2023, and the new administration has quickly embarked on a program of reform. Fresh from a trip to Nigeria and Ghana, partners Dan Metcalfe and Andrew Buisson reflect on the potential impact the new government will have on foreign direct investment and long-stalled major transportation infrastructure projects.
Norton Rose Fulbright in Africa
Africa has seen its fastest economic growth to date in the energy and infrastructure, mining and commodities sectors.
Earth, Wind and Solar
Earth, Wind and Solar features conversations on renewable energy and infrastructure in emerging markets.