Africa

ICC Court to launch Africa Commission

The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce has announced it is to create an Africa Commission to coordinate ICC’s expanding range of activities and growth on the continent.

2021 World Chambers Congress: Who are our finalists?

highlights opening day 10th world chambers congress

The race is on to see which city will welcome the 12th edition of the largest global chamber event of its kind, the World Chambers Congress. Four chambers are in the running for the World Chambers Federation's (WCF) flagship event, returning in 2021 to the Africa/Middle East region.

5 reasons #TradeMatters for Africa

5 reasons trade matters for Africa

The African continent is home to over a quarter of the world’s population yet only accounts for around 3% of global trade. On the occasion of ICC’s World Trade Agenda Day in Nairobi, Kenya, business leaders are discussing how trade can spur jobs and growth in Africa.

Arbitration in Africa in spotlight at major ICC/IBA conference

Cityscape Nairobi

The future of arbitration in Africa was the subject of a major conference which took place in Nairobi yesterday bringing together close to 150 members of the African arbitration community, including 38 non-Kenyan delegates from Botswana, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia and non-African participants  coming from Belgium, France, and the United States.