In the middle of a field, far away from the big cities, and often without any internet connection, how can technology serve any purpose to the ... farmers working the land? One Ghanaian teenager has an answer to that question.
At 67, Abdel Hamid Mamdouh is one of four Africans vying for the top post of Director-General at the World Trade Organization. He’s relying ... on his years of experience within the institution and the support of his government to make that win a reality.
Development economist and former two-time Finance Minister of Nigeria, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been nominated as the candidate for the job of ... Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, following the abrupt resignation of Roberto Azevêdo. But her nomination comes after President Muhammadu Buhari had already nominated Yonov Frederick Agah. Why the sudden switch?
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is one of the greatest examples of Pan-Africanism since the creation of the African Union (AU). ... The agreement has acquired the signatures of 54 of the AU’s 55 member-states, bringing together an impressive domestic market of more than 1.2 billion people with a collective GDP of $2.6tn.
Of all the legacies of colonialism, one of those which has most hampered economic growth and the alleviation of poverty is fragmentation – ... neighbours with different currencies, regulations enabling trade with Europe but not with other Africans, and a neglect of intra-African transport and infrastructure links to facilitate this trade.