The African continent, with a population exceeding one billion people and an estimated combined economy of USD1.5 trillion, presents huge opportunities for investors, developers and operators across the renewable energy sector.
The key reforms contained in the Companies Act focus on incorporation of the company and consequential matters, company finance, management and administration of the company, protection of minority shareholders, registration of foreign companies, voluntary winding-up of the company and the introduction of a code of corporate governance.
Access to financial services is a widely acknowledged tool for promoting credit creation and enhancing capital accumulation, and thereby increasing the levels of investment and economic activity. Fintech offers a transformational solution for Africa’s banking sector.
About 22 African countries have proven gas reserves, but can they play a role in meeting sub-Saharan Africa's demand for power?
With AfCFTA aiming to boost intra-African trade by 52% by 2020, it could impact intra-African energy investments and projects, helping to curb power demand.
Much of Africa's renewable energy potential remains untapped and the scope for growth could create investment opportunities across the continent. Could geothermal energy be the solution to Africa's energy crisis?
An analysis of some of the pertinent land issues that affect investors in energy infrastructure projects in Kenya.
The East African Court of Justice (EACJ) has confirmed that (1) a party which is not a partner state or an institution of the East African Community under Treaty For the Establishment of the East African Community cannot be properly sued before the East African Court of Justice and (2) the East African Court of Justice has no jurisdiction over acts that took place before the coming into force of the Protocol on the Establishment of the East African Common Market (the Common Market Protocol).