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Localisation Will Further Damage South Africa’s Weak Economy

Localisation Will Further Damage South Africa’s Weak Economy

ByByChris HattinghDecember 6, 20216 min read

The SA economy is mired in a low-growth cycle. The 2021 medium-term budget policy statement delivered by finance minister Enoch Godongwana indicated a growth forecast of 1.8% for 2022…

Africa’s New Trade Deal Can Revolutionise the Continent’s Food Industry

Africa’s New Trade Deal Can Revolutionise the Continent’s Food Industry

ByByLanre-Peter ElufisanNovember 22, 20215 min read

Much has been written about the potential economic benefits of the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). However, few people have asked: how will the new trade deal…

Africa’s Path To Greater Economic Freedom

Africa’s Path To Greater Economic Freedom

ByByNana Fredua AgyemanOctober 27, 20215 min read

Without economic freedom, economic development is unlikely. Whether you are starting a new business, claiming ownership of a piece of land, not being a victim of corruption, or paying…

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…