192018Jan
A post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

A post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

Summary For the first time in 37 years, Zimbabwe exists without the shadow of former president Robert Mugabe looming large. A tense and emotionally turbulent seven days in November resulted in his eventual resignation. Frustration and bitterness over his rule that had been brewing for a number of years finally erupted and caused a change…

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112018Jan
Law Digest Africa Awards

Law Digest Africa Awards

The Law Digest Africa Awards was held in Lagos, Nigeria.  The Law Digest Africa Awards recognises and honours excellence in the African legal services market, by recognising the contributions of individual lawyers, law firms and in-house legal teams. The awards are based on the opinions of peers and in-depth research. LEX Africa is proud to…

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302017Nov
Lex Africa supports the HLB International Conference 2017

Lex Africa supports the HLB International Conference 2017

Lex Africa is happy to have had the opportunity to support the HLB International conference which was held in Reunion Island.  HLB International is a network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisers whose members are well established firms.  Copies of the Lex Africa brochure and Business Guide were distributed at the conference. Lex…

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142017Nov
The best African countries to do business in

The best African countries to do business in

The latest report from the World Bank Group ranks Mauritius among the best for doing business in Sub-Saharan Africa. The World Bank’s flagship report, Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs, has named Mauritius as the best ranked economy for doing business in Sub-Saharan Africa. Released at the end of October, the annual report took…

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122017Oct
Q&A with FB Attorneys Book

Q&A with FB Attorneys Book

A useful guide on questions and answers on Tanzanian and International Law for students, teachers, legal practitioners and the public alike. LEX Africa member firm for Tanzania, FB Attorneys, is pleased to announce the launch of its book ‘Q&A With FB Attorneys’  Volume 1. The Q&A with FB Attorneys column was first published in the…

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262017Sep
Ethiopia’s industrial revolution sparks hope for its economic reformation

Ethiopia’s industrial revolution sparks hope for its economic reformation

Despite having the second largest population in Africa, Ethiopia’s game plan to uplift its economy seems to be paying dividends. In the first quarter of 2017, Ethiopian authorities unveiled the Hawasa Industrial Park – the biggest in Africa, standing at 140 hectares and containing mostly textile factories. The project was complete in record time —…

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222017Sep
President Akufo-Addo says a new day is dawning for Ghana

President Akufo-Addo says a new day is dawning for Ghana

The President says senior high education will be free and youth unemployment will be tackled. Ghanian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has affirmed his commitment to renovate his country’s health, social and economic systems. In a statement delivered at the annual Oguaa Fetu Afahye Festival, the President said he had would start by targeting job…

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