282017Mar
Legal updates – Mozambique

Legal updates – Mozambique

CIVIL AVIATION LAW The new Civil Aviation Law purpose is to set the bases and general principles to be observed in the area of civil aviation in order to guarantee the safety, regularity, competitiveness and efficiency of air transport operations. This Law repeals the Law no. 21/2009 of 28 September, former Civil Aviation Law. REGULATION ON THE…

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32017Mar
US confirms Nigeria seeks Eurobond issuance

US confirms Nigeria seeks Eurobond issuance

As Nigeria’s inflation levels soar, the country is casting a wide net for international funds. Acting Nigerian President Yemi Osinbajo is going ahead with seeking approval from the country’s National Assemble,  to allow the country to issue a Eurobond debt instrument of $500 million. The money would be used to fund the capital expenditure plan…

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182016Nov
President-Elect Donald Trump and the future of Africa-US trade

President-Elect Donald Trump and the future of Africa-US trade

Donald Trump hasn’t said much about Africa, except, perhaps that he’s adopting an ‘America First’ attitude. What does it mean for our continent? When George W Bush became US’s 43rd President, Africa benefitted from the President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (Pepfar). By the end of next year, this programme would have contributed US$750 million…

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132016Oct
What South Africa can learn about its WEF Global Competitiveness Index rank

What South Africa can learn about its WEF Global Competitiveness Index rank

There are areas that threaten to unseat the country from capitalising on the global attention it receives… The Global Competitiveness Index has ranked South Africa the second most competitive economy in Sub-Saharan Africa. Globally, the country has been placed 47th out of 138 economies. The World Economic Forum’s annual report assesses economic openness based on…

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