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...