Emerging Issues in Nigeria’s Power Sector

The Nigerian power sector was a monopoly run by a single government-owned entity handling generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. This single entity has metamorphosed recently into the Power Holding Company of Nigeria. Dolapo Kukoyi, Adesola Bamisile and Ugochukwu Ndubisi discuss emerging...

The Influence of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission Act on the Public-Private Partnership in Nigeria

The Nigerian government has come to realize that the private sector can immensely contribute to the implementation of its policies, as a recent shift in government behavior to public-private partnership (PPP) shows. The federal government of Nigeria passed legislation to promote PPPs. Ayuli Jemide argues...

Compliance with Legislation Governing Corruption in South Africa

Many multinational companies are familiar with the provisions of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and take measures to comply, however, this does not protect a company from prosecution for offenses committed under local laws (in this case, South African legislation). This Emerging Issues Analysis...

Nations declare support to Somalia

ISTANBUL - (AP) Dozens of nations pledged Saturday to help Somalia build a strong police and military, achieve peace and stability and eradicate piracy that has plagued international maritime trade. The countries, meeting at a U.N.-sponsored conference for Somalia, said that strengthening law enforcement...

Israel offers cash to African migrants to leave

JERUSALEM (AP) - African migrants who entered Israel illegally will be given cash incentives if they leave on their own soon, or they will face expulsion, the Interior Ministry said Friday. A tent city is being built to hold other migrants, the vast majority, who can Full version (available to lexis...

LexisNexis Promotes Rule of Law at ABA Annual Meeting

At the ABA Rule of Law Initiative's luncheon panel at the ABA Annual Meeting, Ian McDougall , Executive Vice President and General Counsel for global legal business of LexisNexis, "stressed the importance of leveraging an organization's core skills in discussing LexisNexis South Africa's...