Women Encouraged To Tap Into The African Continental Free Trade Area

With the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) poised to generate potential gains of up to $450 billion according to the World Bank, the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT) in Nairobi, in collaboration with OWIT Nigeria and OWIT...

e-Commerce Seen to Lift Trade Among Youth and Women

With a global digital order gradually taking shape young people and women need to take note urgently of the disruption of old business models.

Experts Identify African Continental Free Trade Area As Africa’s COVID-19 Wildcard

Experts say African customs administrators and other trade facilitating and regulatory authorities are critical players in ensuring the seamless flow of trade on the continent

Kenya’s Bright Economic Future Despite Current Inadequate Money Supply

Investment has been low in sectors with greater capacity to absorb labour

What coming into force of AfCFTA means for continent

The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) came into force on Thursday. In April 2019, Gambia ratified the agreement, bringing the total number of African Union (AU) member state ratifications to 22, the minimum threshold for AfCFTA’s implementation. In the last month, the...

What are challenges facing Africa’s “historic” open borders deal?

Experts says fast tracking the ratification likely to be a key challenge and transformational changes brought by the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement may face resistance