The BRVM seals a partnership with CIPME

The Regional Stock Exchange (BRVM) and the Côte d'Ivoire SME Agency (CIPME) signed a memorandum of understanding under the Chairmanship of the Ivorian State...

France: Total judged for « corruption of public officials abroad »

The prosecutor's office on Friday ordered the confiscation of 250 million euros against the oil group Total, tried for corruption of foreign public officials...

Angola: The son of former President Dos Santos placed in pre-trial detention

The former head of the Angolan sovereign wealth fund, Jose Filomeno dos Santos, was placed in pre-trial detention on Monday (September 24th) by the...

A new financial scandal at ASECNA

The Agency for the Safety of Air Navigation in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) is again wet in a hijacking case. This time, a hole of...

UK justice prevents Djibouti port company from terminating joint venture with DP Word

On 5 September 2018, the High Court of England and Wales issued an injunction prohibiting the Djibouti port company, Port of Djibouti SA (PDSA),...

Taxation of SMEs in Francophone Africa: the indispensable reform

By Christian Kazumba *. Real tax havens for businesses! This is the way the current rumor or people who are not very well informed often...

ICSID: Mauritania wins arm wrestling against Bumi (Exclusive)

The two-year dispute with the Paris-based International Center for the Resolution of Disputes and Investment Disputes (ICSID) has seen the Mauritanian state's dispute with...

Sierra Leone: clean slate on mining contracts

The Sierra Leonean government will proceed with the upcoming review of its mining code adopted in 2009, as well as a review of all...

DRC mining code: the G7 threatens to seize justice

Patrons of mining companies working in the DRC and in disagreement with the DRC government on the new mining code have sent a note...