African countries can use deliberate trade policies to achieve growth through industrial development and structural transformation.
- Zandi Shabalala
South Africa will import white maize from Mexico and Zambia in a bid to bulk up waning stocks as a scorching drought curbed domestic output.
- Renee Maltezou and Robert-Jan Bartunek
Greece's last-minute overtures to international creditors for financial aid on Tuesday were not enough to save the country from becoming the first developed economy to default on a loan with the International Monetary Fund.
- Tinishu Solomon
US President Barack Obama will next month travel to Ethiopia, making him the first sitting president of that country to visit the Horn of Africa nation and the African Union headquarters.