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If your firm has any clients with interests in Africa, the IBA publication Legalbrief Africa should be mandatory reading for you and your partners.

It is one of the richest sources of continent-wide news affecting the legal profession, with links to in-depth articles (some of which, alas, require a separate subscription.  Despite this minor annoyance, a few minutes with Legalbrief Africa each week will give you a broad, factual perspective of current trends in Africa and their impact on the practice of law -- and with a breadth, depth, and quality of journalism not easily found anywhere else.

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