Activité M&A en hausse en Afrique en 2022

mise au point pratique

Selon le récent rapport Dealmakers Africa, au cours du premier trimestre 2022, la valeur totale des transactions en Afrique - hors Afrique du Sud - était de $9,7 milliards - soit près du triple par rapport à celle du premier trimestre 2021 - sur 196 transactions. L'Afrique du Nord et de l'Ouest étaient les deux régions avec la plus grande activité de transactions, […]

Bosede Giwa-Osagie brise le parti pris !

Bosede Giwa-Osagie

                                    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. Bosede Giwa-Osagie

Big tech et taxe numérique en Afrique


The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the use of technology across the African Continent as individuals and businesses switched to working, learning, shopping, and socialising online, along with the rest of the world. As a result, giant tech multinational corporations like Facebook (Meta), Google and Microsoft reportedly racked up huge profits during the pandemic. Yet these and other […]

Technologie, médias et télécommunications Africa Quarterly E Bulletin


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 […]

Les énergies renouvelables à l'honneur

Énergie renouvelable 1

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 […]

Nouvelles réalités en Afrique : Covid-19 et impôts


Ongoing economic pain wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic has put government revenue under a harsh spotlight. The likely direction to be taken by tax authorities in Africa in a post-pandemic era was discussed in a recent webinar co-hosted by LEX Africa and the South Africa-Nigeria Business Chamber. One disconcerting possibility raised was that revenue shortfalls […]

Africa tech start-up boom is creating opportunities for law firms


Tech start-ups is a hot topic in Africa, and the growing innovation culture is giving rise to a proliferation of apps and digital platforms that are attracting seed funding. This year alone, by mid August, 303 African tech start-ups had raised just over $1 billion, up 69% on 2020 figures, according to a report by […]