Tagged in: African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)


Understanding the AfCFTA

Delivering clarity on the potential of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) was the central aim of a webinar held on September 10, organised by Invest in Africa and Standard Chartered bank.…

Pandemic highlights importance of AfCFTA

A delay to implementation of the AfCFTA should provide the opportunity for a much-needed  rethink of Africa’s development trajectory, says Dianna Games

Dire warnings about the future of Africa are being issued by economists and analysts as countries tackle the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic.…

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.…