ALSF promotes link between arbitration and economic growth at the East Africa International Arbitration Conference

The connections between international arbitration and economic growth in African was the subject of the recent East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC), held in Kigali, Rwanda. The 28-29 September conference gathered more than 300 arbitration practitioners, users, and government representatives who engaged in productive discussions on how international arbitration can be deployed to promote growth on the continent.  As a strategic partner to the event, African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) staff actively participated in the deliberations.

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ALSF supports Guinea-Bissau to successfully renegotiates and reduces outstanding debts by 90%

Following an official request for support from the Government of Guinea-Bissau, the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) has provided creditor litigation support and advisory services to Guinea-Bissau during outstanding debt negotiations with the Export-Import Bank of China (Exim Bank). 

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ALSF Management Board welcomes its two newest members, Bruce Montador and Rafique Mahomed

After bidding a fond farewell to its outgoing members, the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) warmly welcomed two new additions to its Management Board – Rafique Mahomed and Bruce Montador – during a Board meeting held on Thursday, 13 July.

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With ALSF support, Rwanda lays foundation stone of Bugesera International Airport

On the 9th of August, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame laid the foundation stone of the country’s newest transportation hub, the Bugesera International Airport.

“I am pleased to join you today to break ground for this important national project. We are as determined as you are to see this airport completed and operational,” the newly re-elected president said shortly after laying a foundation stone

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Placing women at the center of African legal capacity-building

The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) staff recently attended the first Women Advancing Africa Forum (WAA), a new flagship conference on  women’s contributions to Africa’s development, its founders and organizers at the Graca Machel Trust reported. 

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ALSF weighs in on Uganda’s oil refinery project

In late July, Uganda chose a consortium, including General Electric Co., to build and operate a crude oil refinery, which will eventually process oil from fields being developed by Total SA and Tullow Oil Plc.

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ALSF, UNECA, and African Union cooperate to develop a modeling mining laws

For more than a decade, Africa has enjoyed a mineral boom, producing more than 10% of the world’s minerals by value, from over 30% of its global mineral reserves. And yet, despite the critical role played by mineral exploration and production, mining and development have not necessary gone hand-in-hand. 

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With the backing of the African Legal Support Facility, the Government of Rwanda has taken a concrete step toward becoming a transportation hub for the East African region with the signing of a Concession Agreement for the construction and operation of Bugesera International Airport.

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The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) has approved and adopted a new medium-term strategy which aims to focus on critical issues that matter to African communities, governments and the entire continent.

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