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What Singapore Convention means for Africa

Disputes will inevitably emerge as a result of commercial activities affected by COVID-19. As such, the coming into force of the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (the Singapore Convention on Mediation) in September this year could not be more timely. ...Read More

Geingob goes a gear up with Harambee

Windhoek – Namibia’s President Hage Geingob this week launched the second phase of his signature economic blueprint, the Harambee Prosperity Plan (HPP), which hinges on stimulating growth by boosting agricultural and industrial productivity. ...Read More

Malawi wants in on SAPP action … revives rail link with Mozambiqu

Blantyre – Malawi’s government is exploring the possibility of connecting its national grid to the Southern Africa Power Pool (SAPP) in a bid to end intermittent electricity supplies. In addition, the government is in the process of establishing the Malawi-Mozambique Interconnector Programme with authorities in Maputo; while also building a transmission connection with Zambia. ...Read More

Nam economy poised for rebound

Windhoek – Namibia’s economy is expected to start rebounding next year after contracting by 11,1 percent during the second quarter of 2020, official projections show. ...Read More

Sino-Africa ties stand test of time

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC). It was one of many diplomatic milestones to have gotten less attention than deserved thanks to the intervention of COVID-19. Since 2000, FOCAC, and especially its triennial leaders’ summits, has become one of the bellwethers of the China-Africa relationship, setting goals for the primary areas of co-operation. The Editor of The Diplomat, Shannon Tiezzi, speaks to Deborah Brautigam, the Bernard L Schwartz Professor in International Political Economy and director of China-Africa Research Initiative at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in the United States, about the importance of FOCAC and the changing course of China-Africa relations in the 21st century. *** ...Read More

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