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Africa nervously eyes Trump’s trade war

After a phony war stretching to the earliest days of his presidency, Donald Trump fired off the loudest salvo yet in his trade battle with China in July.

How much does Trump care about Africa?

Imid-March, shortly after his return from Abuja, his last stop on a five-nation African tour, Rex Tillerson learned that US President Donald Trump had dismissed him as secretary of state via Twitter.…

Does AGOA unfairly benefit Chinese firms?

In a vast hangar-sized factory in Addis Ababa, rows of Ethiopian workers under the watchful eye of Chinese foremen stitch together thousands of shoes destined for the United States.  …

Interview: Africa is too important to be left out, says Pascal Lamy

As director general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Pascal Lamy found himself at the front line of globalisation, which for him has had the extremely positive effect of reducing poverty, even as he recognises that it has created greater inequality.…

Trump’s victory sparks African concern

Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States in a dramatic move that could have severe repercussions for America’s role in the international order and its relations with allies in Africa and beyond.…