Arbitration in Africa - The Bigger Picture
Article from: TDM 1 (2017), in Conferences
That there is no uniformity or homogeneity in arbitration laws, procedures and practices in Africa's 54 states is in our common knowledge. Therefore the term "African arbitration" commonly used by the unwary is clearly a misnomer and inaccurate. Aside from legal pluralism there are also significant differences in the evolution and levels of development of ADR practices across the continent, some of which are deeply rooted in the cultural traditions of the continent's diversified communities. Therefore it may not be assumed that practicing experience gained in domestic ...