Ghana: Amendment to the Petroleum Local Content Regulations

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Article by Godwin Ofosuhene Nkrumah, Senior Associate, Energy & Infrastructure, Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah On 17 February 2022, the Petroleum (Local Content and Local Participation) (Amendment) Regulations, 2021 (LI 2435) (the Amendment Regulations) was passed to mark the first amendment to Ghana’s famed Petroleum (Local Content and Local Participation) Regulations, 2013 (LI 2204) (the Local Content Regulations). The […]

Les pratiques de règlement des différends progressent à travers le continent

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Dispute resolution practices vary in many respects from one African country to another, although some significant similarities are apparent. The latter includes a predominance of preference for litigation in handling disputes, for various reasons, although arbitration is gaining increasing acceptance, while mediation is lagging behind. This was highlighted in the responses LEX Africa received from […]

Ghana : opportunités et défis

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Le Ghana est considéré comme l'un des principaux pays d'Afrique, même s'il est petit en termes de superficie et d'environ 31 millions d'habitants. Situé dans le golfe de Guinée, en Afrique de l'Ouest, le Ghana a été le premier pays d'Afrique subsaharienne où les Européens sont arrivés pour faire du commerce - d'abord en or, et […]

Développements des infrastructures en Afrique

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Infrastructure development is a key driver for progress across the African continent and a critical enabler for productivity and sustainable economic growth. According to the African Development Bank, investment in infrastructure accounts for over half of the recent improvement in economic growth in Africa and has the potential to achieve even more. A fund known […]

Principaux points saillants de la loi foncière 2020 du Ghana

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Article by Elizabeth Ashun and Theodosia Tandoh of Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah, Ghana It has been a little over a year since Parliament passed the Land Act 2020 (Act 1036) (the “Land Act”). Until the Land Act was passed, Ghana’s land law was contained in several legislations and cases. It consolidates Ghana’s land law and […]

Technologie, médias et télécommunications Africa Quarterly E Bulletin

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This e-bulletin highlights key legislative and regulatory developments in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors in sub-Saharan Africa.  This issue covers the period 16 October 2021 to 15 January 2022 and includes developments from Botswana, Cameroon, Eswatini, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Botswana […]

Exploiter la puissance des énergies renouvelables en Afrique

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A case of do or die for Africa to reduce its reliance on fossil fuel for generating electricity Africa is estimated to contribute less than 4% to the world’s total greenhouse gas emissions. But global warming will have the most devastating effect on Africa and the livlihoods of its people if the world fails to […]

Considérations sur les fusions et acquisitions dans l'industrie pétrolière et gazière en amont du Ghana

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Article by Godwin Ofosuhene Nkrumah, Senior Associate, Energy & Infrastructure Practice Group & Akua Afriyie-Badu, Associate, Energy & Infrastructure Practice Group of Ghanaian member Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah Regulatory background Ghana does not have a general competition or antitrust legislation. As a result, there is no general competition regulator that oversees merger and acquisition (M&A) […]

Les énergies renouvelables à l'honneur

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With global energy focused on carbon emissions in the run up to COP26, the role of Africa in the energy transition is once again under the spotlight. African policy makers are grappling with big questions about how to move their countries forward, particularly oil and coal producers, many of them under pressure from developed countries […]

Challenges abound in West Africa – but hope springs eternal

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By Amadou Barry – Counsel at Thiam & Associes – Guinea Conakry   The democratic progress of West African states achieved over the last decades is being undermined by disruptive events like military coups. Prior to the most recent military coup in the Republic of Guinea in September, the West African region experienced a military […]