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Obama’s trade boost prompts African relief

When President Barack Obama finally put pen to paper on the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) in late June, producers across the continent – from Nigerian footwear makers to Lesotho trouser stitchers – breathed a collective sigh of relief.…

Obama calls for more intra-Africa trade

Barack Obama has called for an increase in intra-African trade alongside a renewed economic engagement with the United States, arguing that countries on the continent can do much more to build links with neighbouring states.…

Obama walks into the dragon’s den

US President Obama’s visit to three African countries, Tanzania, South Africa and Senegal, is seen as Washington’s new drive to counter the ever-growing Chinese influence on the continent and also to push more US investment in the world’s fastest-growing region.…