Côte d'Ivoire - Un pays de croissance historique et de promesses d'avenir

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La Côte d'Ivoire est un pays d'Afrique de l'Ouest avec des stations balnéaires, des forêts tropicales et un héritage colonial français et une population de près de vingt-quatre millions d'habitants. Sa capitale est Yamoussoukro, tandis que sa plus grande ville et centre économique est la ville portuaire d'Abidjan. Le pays borde la Guinée et le Mali au nord-ouest, le Libéria à l'ouest, le Burkina Faso […]

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 […]

Colette Kacoutie casse le parti pris !

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In celebration of International Women’s Day which took place on 08 March 2022, we get to know some of LEX Africa’s leading women. Click below to download pdf. Colette Kacoutie

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 […]

Legal and regulatory regime of Ghana’s upstream petroleum sector

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Do you want to know more about the legal and regulatory regime of Ghana’s upstream petroleum sector? The Energy and Infrastructure team of Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah in Ghana provides an overview in the 2019 Ghana Petroleum Industry Report, which was published by the Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors. Although the publication was in […]

ECOWAS Regional Competition Authority launches in The Gambia

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The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (“ECOWAS“) officially launched its Regional Competition Authority today in Banjul, The Gambia. The ECOWAS Regional Competition Authority (“ERCA“) is established to implement the Regional Competition Rules adopted by the ECOWAS Authority in 2008. These Rules essentially promote, maintain and encourage competition while enhancing economic efficiency […]

Increase in exports lift Ivory Coast’s mining turnover by 11.5%

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The Ivory Coast’s mining sector showed noteworthy improvement at the end of 2017, thanks to an increase in the export of gold, manganese and nickel. Said government spokesman Bruno Nabagne Kone: “The mining sector announced a sales revenue of [USD1.02 billion] in 2017, compared to [USD 827 million] in 2016.” 2017 saw a 146 percent […]