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Powering mining in Africa – the rise of the mini-grid and captive model

April 26, 2021

Access to reliable, cost-effective (and, increasingly, green) energy in sub-Saharan Africa is a major challenge for the mining industry.

Enforcement of awards across Africa – 42 of Africa’s 54 states have now acceded to the New York Convention

March 16, 2021

On 4 March, 2021, Malawi acceded to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York Convention), becoming the 167th state party to the Convention.

Connecting the dots – the case for transmission PPPs in Africa

March 08, 2021

The African power sector has long had an intense focus on increasing generation capacity above other aspects, but in recent years we have begun to see a shift.

African Legal Support Facility examines the future prospects for PPP transactions in Africa

February 05, 2021

On 9 December 2020, the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) convened a webinar to examine the weaknesses exposed by the pandemic, and the potential solutions and new trajectories for African governments.

International treaty on registration of interests in mining, agricultural and construction equipment signed by African countries

February 24, 2020

The Mining, Agriculture and Construction (MAC) Protocol (the so-called Pretoria Protocol) developed by the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is an international treaty that facilitates the financing of mining, agricultural and construction equipment.