What Do You Know About South Africa’s New International Arbitration Act (2017)?

What do you know about the South African International Arbitration Act No. 15 of 2017? The Act which sailed through the National Council of Provinces in November 2017 and was assented to by the President on December 19th commenced December 20th. The Act regulates international arbitration proceedings and the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and…

Hail to (King) George Weah, Liberia’s New President, Facing Very Old “Wicked Problems”

For the first time since 1944, Liberia will have a democratic transfer of power as former soccer star George Weah is sworn in as the country’s new president today (Jan. 22). Weah won the presidency after run-off elections last December with 61.5% of votes. He takes over from Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first elected female president, who…