Legal & Risk

Nigerian Federal Government to Concession 12 Highways to the Private Sector
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The Federal Ministry of Works has started this process under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) scheme. 

Total Pledges to Resume Construction of US$20bn LNG Plant in Mozambique
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Following attacks by a group linked with Islamic State in late March, the French energy company suspended all works on the Mozambique LNG project…

DP World set to commence development of Port in Democratic Republic of Congo
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Dubai's DP World is set to start the development of a deep sea port at Banana in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Scientists Warn of Long-term Environmental Damage from SGR Transportation Projects in Kenya
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A major study led by the University of York reveals that the impact of Standard Gauge Railway construction may last for years to come.…

African Development Bank (AfDB) debars Nigerian Contracting Firm
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The African Development Bank Group, on 28 April 2021, announced the 36-month debarment of Maxicare Company (Nigeria) Limited with effect…

Kenya: Chinese Firm Wins case to Construct Commercial Building in Nairobi
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China Railways No 10 Engineering Group Co Ltd has won a fight in court to develop a commercial engineering office complex in Karen, Nairobi.

Dispute between Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt over GERD construction on the Nile
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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan are locked in a dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which Ethiopia is constructing on the Blue Nile…

Kenya appoints 1st Director-General for PPP Unit
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Former Senior Executive at Standard Chartered and seasoned investment banker, Chris Kirigua, has been appointed the first Director-General of the…

New Energy projects in Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, and Senegal
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In the past twelve months, the African energy sector has seen several encouraging developments that have advanced the sustainable development…

Tecnimont awarded US$1.5b Contract for Refurbishment of Refinery in Nigeria
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Nigeria's Federal Government has awarded a US$1.5 billion EPC contract for rehabilitation works on the Port Harcourt refinery to Italian firm…