The African Continental Free Trade Area : A Review

I will cover three main points in my statement. The AfCFTA and the opportunities it brings to investors and traders.  The second point is on the current status of implementation  of the AfCFTA Agreement. The last but not the least  is  the point on what  lies  beyond  the launch  of  the  operational  phase  of  AfCFTA  that  was  held  in Niamey, Niger on 7th July, 2019. The AfCFTA a...

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Editorial
Low-income Markets: A Phenomenal Opportunity for Business

Safaricom is a leading communications company in Kenya with the widest and strongest coverage. It is also home of the famous Mobile Money service - M-PESA. Safaricom tapped into Kenya’s pecu...

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Africa Must Take Burden of Disease Seriously

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus commenting on the Ebola spread in DR Congo laments that “Just when we start to get control of the virus in one area, it appears in another.” T...

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Africa Must Take Burden of Disease Seriously

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Letters to Editor
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Perspectives
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To align herself to emerging global job trends, Africa is in the midst of an epic, almost frantic science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) implementation wave. STEM experts wou...

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Regions
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