Rosa Whitaker, architect of the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA), explains her bold vision of US trade and investment in Africa.
Intended to ease access to the US market for African manufacturers, the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) may be benefiting others too.
For former director-general of the WTO, Pascal Lamy, globalisation is far from being a spent force, and Africa has a real role to play in it.
US-Africa trade deal AGOA only benefited Chinese entrepreneurs and not Africans, says former SA Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni
Some African leaders have called for US President-elect Donald Trump to be given the benefit of the doubt when it comes to his trade policy.
Donald Trump’s shock election sparks African fears around trade barriers, climate change and security.
Barack Obama reiterated his calls for stronger commercial ties in one of his final speeches on Africa policy.
The East African country has been barred from the recently renewed African Growth and Opportunity Act amid a continued government crackdown on opposition activists.
US President Barack Obama has called on the world to pour billions of dollars of trade and investment into Africa
What did Obama ever do for Africa? Quite a lot actually, argues former US Ambassador to Tanzania Charles R. Stith.