The Joe Biden administration is eager to start discussing how it can apply its ‘build back better’ mantra to commerce with Africa when it ... virtually hosts the continent’s trade ministers this week. For their part, America's African partners want to make sure that Washington doesn’t bulldoze their two-decade-old, duty-free access to the US market in the process.
Ethiopia is going through its worst economic shock in decades due to the combined impact of Covid-19 and the conflict in Tigray. But nonetheless, the economy was still on pace to grow in 2020.
The Tigray conflict emerged when the TPLF leadership contested Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s authority. He responded by removing the TPLF from power in Tigray.