13
OCT
2016

AML IS RECRUITING: Manager – Southern Africa

Job Title: Manager – Southern Africa Salary: Dependent on experience Location: London Deadline: Friday 11 November 2016 Job Details We are looking to strengthen our team with a passionate individual with relevant experience who will contribute to a boutique consultancy’s...
19
SEP
2016

AML IS RECRUITING: PA and Office Manager (Maternity Cover)

Maternity cover: 9 – 12 month contract Salary: In the region of £26,000 per annum, depending on experience Closing date for applications: 11am on 19 October 2016 Interviews: 19 – 26 October 2016 Start Date: 12 December 2016 THE ROLE This is a varied and demanding role, and you...
10
FEB
2016

KENYA NEWS UPDATE – 10 FEBRUARY 2016

On 12 February, the International Criminal Court (“ICC”) will make a ruling to determine whether or not recanted evidence will be admissible in the case against Vice President William Ruto (“Ruto”). If this evidence is used, according to Rule 68 of the Rome Statute, which was...
27
JAN
2016

NIGERIA NEWS UPDATE-27 JANUARY 2016

On 26 January, the naira traded at N305 against the dollar on the unofficial market. This represented almost a 50 percent difference between the unofficial and official market which traded at approximately N197 to the dollar. The unofficial figure has fallen sharply, from N251...
09
DEC
2015

NIGERIA NEWS UPDATE – 9 DECEMBER 2015

On 7 December, the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (“MTEF”) was approved by the Federal Executive Council (“FEC”) at an emergency meeting overseen by President Muhammadu Buhari. The FEC stated that the 2016 budget’s expenditure would be an unprecedentedly high N6 trillion,...
16
SEP
2015

KENYA INVESTMENT ROUNDTABLE HELD IN LONDON

On 10 September, Africa Matters Limited held a Kenya Investment Event in collaboration with Barclays. The event brought together senior Cabinet Secretaries from Kenya and international business executives, with the aim to develop public-private sector relations and encourage...
15
SEP
2015

KENYA NEWS UPDATE – 15 SEPTEMBER 2015

A conclusion is yet to be made regarding the Ugandan oil pipeline, in spite of a recent agreement between President Uhuru Kenyatta (“Kenyatta”) of Kenya and President Yoweri Museveni (“Museveni”) of Uganda. Total Uganda is in discussions with Tanzania regarding an alternative...
27
OCT
2014

Nigeria’s 2015 Elections will Reinforce Democratic Rule

Nigeria is often described by domestic and international commentators as a “hard place to govern”. It is an interesting comment that succinctly highlights the diverse factors that have an influence on affairs in Nigeria. The national elections, scheduled for February 2015 are...
23
OCT
2014

The latest Boko Haram ceasefire agreement – An Analysis

The head of Nigeria’s military services, Air Vice Marshal Alex Badeh, has announced the signing of a ceasefire agreement between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Islamist insurgent group, often referred to as Boko Haram. Understandably, this latest announcement has been...
12