The progress of internet connectivity in Africa

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The boost in undersea cable capacity that is on the cards for Africa bodes well for the acceleration of internet availability and quality across the continent. Among other things, it promises to pave the way for a fintech and data centre boom across the continent and change the fortunes of the African countries that embrace the opportunities it provides. According to research firm […]

Digital currencies and services gaining momentum across the continent

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A McKinsey report earlier this month highlights that although cash is still king in Africa its supremacy is likely to be increasingly challenged as e-payments gain momentum. With innovation escalating there is a shift in the way people pay for goods and services with electronic payments rapidly displacing cash and cryptocurrency and digital currencies emerging […]

Rwanda - L'une des économies les plus prospères et à la croissance la plus rapide d'Afrique

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Le Rwanda, officiellement la République du Rwanda, est un petit pays enclavé et densément peuplé d'un peu plus de 13,5 millions d'habitants, situé dans la vallée du Grand Rift en Afrique centrale. Bordé par l'Ouganda, la Tanzanie, le Burundi et la République démocratique du Congo, le Rwanda est connu pour ses paysages à couper le souffle, et ses gorilles de montagne sont une source particulièrement lucrative […]

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 […]

Activité M&A en hausse en Afrique en 2022

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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, […]

Florida Kabasinga brise 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. Florida Kabasinga

LEX Africa accueille de nouveaux membres pour l'Algérie et le Rwanda

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It gives us great pleasure to announce that two new members have joined the LEX Africa Alliance which now covers 28 African countries with over 600 lawyers. Loucif + Co (Algeria) and Certa Law (Rwanda) Loucif + Co is an independent firm based in Algiers specialising in business law. The firm was founded by Rym […]

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 […]

Technology Media and Telecommunications Africa Quarterly e-Bulletin

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Compiled by Wendy Rosenberg and Tebogo Sibidla of Werksmans Attorneys – South Africa. 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 January 2021 to 15 April 2021 includes developments from Botswana, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, […]