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The winners and losers of Africa’s new trade zone

The success of Africa’s new free-trade area requires a delicate balancing act between opening markets up and protecting smaller players, writes regional head at Absa Group Limited Bohani Hlungwane.

Nigerian mining revival in the works

After decades of neglect, Nigeria’s mining and minerals sector is showing signs of recovery as the authorities seek to diversify the economy away from its dependence on oil.…

Nigeria will sign African free-trade deal

After months of wrangling, Nigeria has finally agreed to join the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, a pivotal pan-African effort that plans to expand regional trade by 54% by removing tariffs on 90% of goods traded across the continent.…

Rollercoaster ride for Jumia

Our capital markets analyst reviews an exciting period including Jumia’s historic listing on the New York Exchange, Ethiopia’s plan to establish its first exchange and work on linking Africa’s seven biggest exchanges.…