Robert Kayihura

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Robert Kayihura serves as of counsel resident in the firm’s Johannesburg office and is a vice chair of the Africa Practice Group. He leads the innovative Global Problem Solving initiative, the Public Policy and Technology practice areas in Africa.

Mr. Kayihura has extensive experience negotiating with and advising decision makers at leading companies, regional policy making bodies and national governments on a wide range of legal and policy issues related to technology transactions, market access, and complex opportunities and disputes at the intersection of law and public policy.

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Africa’s Growth Prospects. Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow at 3.8 percent in 2019, which is a significant improvement over last year’s regional growth rate of 2.6 percent. Excluding the continent’s largest economies (Angola, Nigeria and South Africa), which are growing collectively at an average of 2.5 percent, the aggregate growth rate for the region would be a healthy 5.7 percent. According to Foresight, about half the of world’s fastest growing…