African Continental Free Trade Area

November 07, 2019 - Chidi Oguamanam

The partnership imperative for African innovation in the fourth industrial revolution

The entrepreneurial uptake of computer technology and the entrenchment of digitisation have made Africa a demonstrable source of intellectual power in the digital sphere.

August 19, 2019 - Deanna Ramsay

In Uganda, enterprises bringing sensibility – and scents – to their development

Government plus grassroots combo laying foundations for MSME success

June 11, 2019 - David Luke, Heini Suominen

The African Continental Free Trade Area: Dawn of a new era

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will transform the way Africa trades, with intra-African trade expected to increase by 15-25 per cent, and the boost to trade in industrial goods accelerating diversification of Africa’s economies.

November 06, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

In the business of buying and selling across borders, financing for a better future

Funding for traders, for government trade support and for infrastructure means resources at work in critical spaces in Rwanda

November 01, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Crossing borders for better business

In Rwanda, new market centres mean improved trade at the border

July 19, 2018 -

Free trade in Africa: How can LDCs benefit?

Increasing trade between African countries offers great potential for building sustainable economic development and integration, including creating higher-wage jobs and unlocking greater business opportunities