30
JUN
2015

KENYA NEWS UPDATE – 30 JUNE 2015

The Kenyan Government released its 2015/2016 fiscal budget on 11 June 2015. Government organs and counties were given Ksh 2.1 trillion (US$22 billion) to spend – a significant increase on the Ksh 1.8 (US$ 18 billion) trillion of last year. The Government has announced...
24
JUN
2015

GHANA NEWS UPDATE – 24 JUNE 2015

Ghana’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, has asked five Destination Inspection Company’s (DIC’s), – Gateway Services Limited; Ghana Link; BIVAC, WEBB Fontaine and Inspection and Control Services – to pay US$35 million of a US$ 1 billion...
18
JUN
2015

Key Highlights of the Africa Energy Forum 2015

Over 1000 delegates including; investors, consultants, developers, ministries, utilities and regulators, attended the Africa Energy Forum last week, 9 – 11 June, in Dubai, to discuss energy sector related issues across the continent. The panel discussions ranged from broad topics...
17
JUN
2015

NIGERIA NEWS UPDATE – 17 JUNE 2015

Nigeria’s new administration has inaugurated The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (“RMAFC”) to review the salaries and allowances of political, public and judicial office holders. This comes in the wake of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s (“Buhari”) intention...
03
JUN
2015

NIGERIA NEWS UPDATE – 3 JUNE 2015

On 2 June 2015, President Buhari held his first meeting with Nigeria’s army service chiefs. During the meeting, the President was given a full brief on the security situation of the country, including the fight against Boko Haram and issues surrounding oil theft. Buhari has...
03
JUN
2015

TANZANIA NEWS UPDATE – 3 JUNE 2015

Tanzanians will go to the polls on 25 October 2015 to elect a new president, the government and the National Electoral Commission (“NEC”) announced last week. This ends speculation of a possible postponement of the elections. The list of candidates for legislative and...