Angaza Insights

12
Jun
2019

Enforcing Arbitral Awards in Ghana Under the New York Convention

In this article, Nania Owusu-Ankomah MCIArb, a litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution practitioner at Bentsi-Enchill Letsa & Ankomah, provides insight on the procedures and shortcomings for enforcement of arbitral awards in Ghana under the New York Convention Continue Reading


29
Apr
2019

General Counsel as a Business Enabler

In this article, Adeola Adebonojo, a General Counsel and business advisor experienced in IT and Telecoms infrastructure services space discusses how in-house legal teams can shift from being a cost and support center to active players in the realization of a company's goals and objectives. Continue Reading


13
Mar
2019

Redefining investment in Africa, transparency as an investment incentive

2018 ILFA Alumni Larona Somolekae (Botswana) Folashade Oluyadi, Sesan Sulaiman (Nigeria), Nania Owusu-Ankomah (Ghana) and Camille Razalison (Madagascar) discuss the correlation between investment and transparency in emerging Africa Nations in the African Law & Business online magazine. Continue Reading




26
Feb
2019

Gas Flaring in Nigeria and the Flexed Muscles of the 2018 Regulations: Investment Considerations by Stephen Oluwaṣeun Ọkẹ

Business as usual for upstream oil and gas operators in Nigeria? Probably not, if the Flare Gas (Prevention of Waste and Pollution) Regulations 2018 (the “Regulations”) are followed to the letter. This insightful piece is written by Stephen Ọkẹ, from ILFA’s 2018 IFSP cohort. Stephen is also a member of the Banwo & Ighodalo team in Nigeria. Continue Reading


01
Feb
2019

Legal Issues Arising from a Review of Mining Development Agreement in Tanzania

In this article, ILFA Alumnus Aisha Ally Sinda discusses the development of mining agreements in Post-independence Tanzania as regards safeguarding the nation against international exploitation of its mineral resources, and the legal issues arising from it. Continue Reading


01
Feb
2019

Mini-Grids in Nigeria - The Three-Pronged Approach of Investment Opportunities, Cost Reduction and Temporary Political Gains

In this article, ILFA Alumnus Ayodele Oni, discusses the importance of developing Nigeria's energy sector in a collaborative way to increase opportunities for economic and societal development Continue Reading


13
Dec
2018

Understanding the need to respect Human Rights in development projects and foreign direct investments in Africa

In this article, ILFA Programmes Intern Joyce, discusses the importance of respecting human rights in relation to development projects in Africa, with a view to ensure ad encourage productive investment growth. Continue Reading


20
Nov
2018

Islamic finance in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges

In this article, Debashis Dey and Xuan Jin discuss the importance of Shari'ah-compliant financial products that are needed to enhance financial inclusion in Africa
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31
Oct
2018

China in Africa: Recent Developments

In this article, Kimberly Stietz and Kgabo Mashalane discuss the recent developments in Africa in relation to China's growing interests and current activities in Africa Continue Reading


16
Oct
2018

Corporate governance for African business: the role of lawyers on a continent of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

In this article, Rashida Abdulai discusses the role of lawyers in supporting African small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) Continue Reading


03
Oct
2018

Can Africa feed the World?

In this article, Obi Jegede discusses Africa's potential in the agricultural sector and the key steps that are necessary to actualize this potential. Continue Reading


23
May
2018

The Complexity of Land Expropriation

In this article, Carmen discusses land expropriation through an analysis of the Stantoll v. Johannes case Continue Reading


09
May
2018

Due Diligence: Scope and How to Manage the Process

In this article, ILFA Programme Intern Oladimeji discusses the scope, process and importance of due diligence. Continue Reading


18
Apr
2018

African law firms – Why you need a social media strategy

In this article, Cynthia Lareine discusses the importance of having a social media strategy Continue Reading


28
Mar
2018

Your Law Firm Continuity Plan – Key Tips for Legacy/ Succession Planning

In this article, Nicole discusses succession planning for law firms. Continue Reading


14
Mar
2018

Understanding Your Rights to Protection of Personal Information: A Case Study of the South African Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act

In this article, Lucia Audu discusses the South African Protection of Personal Information Act. Continue Reading