A useful source for determining what legislative materials are published for each jurisdiction is the Reynolds and Flores In the past decade there has been a trend in some countries toward better governance and transparency.
Increasing numbers of governments have web sites and/or parliamentary sites, some of which provide news, government reports, and other documents.
NTIPO currently has pilot projects underway for Niger, Djibouti, Mauritania, and Congo (Republic).
Given that there are a limited number of comprehensive databases or internet sites for the legal materials of African countries and that few law libraries have complete collections, secondary materials are important for identifying issues, recent developments, and documents.
The first provides legislation relating to humanitarian law, including relevant penal provisions and laws relating to war crimes and the military. includes laws and regulations for a few African countries which are relevant to investors, including those relating to trade, foreign investment, and taxes.