As the world’s economic giant – the United States – continues to wage economic war against China, Mexico, Turkey and, more recently, India ... in establishing tariff barriers against their products, African countries have opted to spurn protectionism and embrace intraregional trade. A significant and historic step was taken on 30 May, as the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) came into effect.
Zimbabwe’s government has declared 25 October a national holiday. The country will come to a standstill. Schools are to be closed and the government ... has ordered head teachers to bus students to specified venues to attend ceremonies for a day against sanctions.