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Wamkele Mene: Africa is fully committed to AfCFTA despite delay to start date

The start of trading for the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) originally due to commence on 1 July 2020 has been delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but in this exclusive interview with Omar Ben Yedder and Stephen Williams, its newly elected secretary-general, Wamkele Mene, stresses that the continent is still fully committed to the AfCFTA, a critical component of Africa’s recovery strategy

We might have expected to talk to Wamkele Mene from his office in the AfCFTA headquarters in Accra, Ghana.…