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Big read: Is Africa’s free trade area a pipe dream?

In March, 44 countries signed a pact in Kigali establishing Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area. Far from marking the end of the process, this represents just the beginning of the long road to developing a single market across the continent.

Could 2018 be the year of regional integration?

Two initiatives being launched this year – the Single African Sky and the CFTA – promise to cut to the heart of the continent’s constraints on trade and investment.