Afriwise is LIVE in the DRC

  • Afriwise is the first company EVER to offer an integrated legal research product for the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    All the key legal, regulatory and risk information you need in the DRC is now available to you on the Afriwise Platform...

    Afriwise’s comprehensive offering is the most extensive and up-to-date consolidated collection of legal, regulatory and business-related content on the market for the DRC. Expert guidance, invaluable tips, legislation, smart tools, news, analysis and vetted local expert profiles for the country can now be found in one place.

    Find out how to set up a business, sign enforceable contracts  (whether or not electronically), employ people, comply with your environmental legal requirements, import and export goods, adhere to data protection requirements and much much more.

    This exciting new offering has been made possible through our partnership with: Liedekerke Africa, Cabinet Chikuru et Associés and Africa Risk Consulting.

    As our subscribers grow their businesses on the continent, so is Afriwise. We are  are continually expanding our content and adding more jurisdictions. Mozambique will be following very soon. Contact for more information.

    DRC adopts a "Roadmap" of 80 business climate reforms...

    On June 5th, 2020, the Council of Ministers, chaired by President Felix Tshisekedi, adopted a "Roadmap" ("Feuille de route") of 80 reforms related to boosting DRC's business climate. The DRC currently ranks 183rd out of 190 economies in the world according to World Bank's Doing Business 2020 ranking.

    The "Roadmap" provides for the implementation of 13 short-term reforms, 25 medium-term reforms, and 42 reforms to the general business environment in the DRC.

    Additionally, the "Roadmap" lays out a matrix establishing the contemplated reforms, their impact, the actions required to such end, the responsible authorities, the stakeholders, the required legal framework to be implemented, as well as estimated deadlines and progress assessment.

    To find out more, subscribe to the Afriwise Platform to stay on top of legislative and regulatory changes in the DRC, in an easy, efficient and cost-effective way.