Russia and Ukraine – Food Insecurity Feeds Instability

Global food prices have risen sharply in the last two years, and this has been especially noticeable in Africa, where food inflation averaged over 10 percent at the start of 2022. The conflict in Ukraine is set to exacerbate the situation. As Russia and Ukraine are both important food exporters, the United Nation’s Food and […]

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Africa Integrity Foresight – Russia Related Reputational Risk in Africa

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has heightened Russia-Related Reputational Risk, as shareholders, governments, media and NGOs pressure companies to sever links with the Russian government and its proxies. The effect of this extends across the globe, including to Africa, which has experienced a notable increase in Russian engagement in recent years. The UN General Assembly (UNGA) […]

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Julian Fisher

Founder,
Africa Integrity

Michael Kearsey

Director,
Africa Integrity

New limits for currency inflows and outflows – Natural Persons (Residents and Non-Residents)

On March 3, Notice no. 6/22 was published, revoking Notice no. 1/16, of 12th April, and defining the limits for currency outflow, applicable to natural persons, residents and non-residents, who cross the country’s borders, as well as the situations requiring the filling out of a declaration form for currency inflow to the country. Currency Inflow i) The entry of […]

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Social Security measures to encourage hiring and voluntary settlement of debts

On the 17th of January 2022, Presidential Decree No. 12/22, of 17 January 2022, was published in the Official Gazette, establishing the legal framework of the Social Security measures to encourage the hiring of unemployed, young or disabled citizens, and to encourage the voluntary settlement of social security debts, which entered into force on that same day. […]

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AVM Advogados joins IR as the exclusive Corporate Law member in Angola

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Antonio Vicente Marques of AVM Avogados. Antonio has joined IR as our exclusive Corporate Law member in Angola. AVM Advogados was founded by Antonio Vicente Marques in 2003. The firm originally began assisting clients as a full-service law firm operating through […]

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AVM ADVOGADOS ADVISES DIAGEO IN NEW INVESTMENT OF MORE THAN 6 MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE MANUFACTURING OF SPIRITS IN ANGOLA.

AVM Advogados provided legal assistance to the British group Diageo in a new partnership with Refriango, in an amount of circa 6 million dollars. The partnership, internationally advised by the British law firm Addleshaw Goddard LLP, seeks the implementation of an industrial unit for the manufacturing of spirits in Angola, which was inaugurated on 28 […]

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Presidential Order nº 112/18

Presidential Order nº 112/18  – creates the Installing Commission of the National Agency of Petroleum and Gas (ANPG).  The present diploma is part of the National Petroleum Sector Organization’s Readjustment program, which aims to ensure greater political coordination, elimination of conflicts of interest, increased transparency, efficiency and fostering the creation of conditions for internal and […]

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