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Will the Benefits of Free Trade Be Restricted to the Politically Connected?

Will the Benefits of Free Trade Be Restricted to the Politically Connected?

ByByChris HattinghOctober 9, 20215 min read

The International Trade Centre and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development found that the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could usher in a new era of regional…

Nigeria Is Well-Positioned to Benefit From the Afcfta

Nigeria Is Well-Positioned to Benefit From the Afcfta

ByByStephen OyedemiOctober 4, 20215 min read

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) officially went into force at the beginning of this year. For the first time, the entire continent came together to formulate an…

The Congo Free State, Free Trade, and One of the World’s First Human Rights Campaigns

The Congo Free State, Free Trade, and One of the World’s First Human Rights Campaigns

ByByHarry WarrenSeptember 17, 20216 min read

Free trade and colonial exploitation have regularly been misrepresented as being synonymous- especially in Africa. Although genuine free traders have long distinguished between mutually beneficial exchange and coercive exploitation;…

To Tackle China, the U.S. Should Trade More in Africa

To Tackle China, the U.S. Should Trade More in Africa

ByByMaria ChapliaAugust 24, 20214 min read

The Biden administration has requested that Congress approve an $80 million package to finance the newly launched Prosper Africa Build Together initiative. The project will focus on fostering trade and investment…

The African Diaspora Should Invest in Africa

The African Diaspora Should Invest in Africa

ByByLinda KavukaAugust 19, 20214 min read

The history of African migration is as old as humanity itself. Ancient African communities migrated in search of food, shelter, and pastures for their flock. The development of vast…