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African Leaders Optimistic as Trade Begins Under AfCFTA

African leaders have expressed hope for economic prosperity under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as trades started among 34 member countries which had ratified the agreement. The single African market was declared operationalised on Januray 1, 2021 following the approval by the African Union at a virtual meeting. …

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AfCFTA Tool for Regional, Economic Integration -ECA

Africa possesses a more powerful tool in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) for accelerating regional and economic integration, the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has said. The Executive Secretary of the United Nations body, Ms Vera Songwe (picture), stated this on Tuesday in a virtual panel discussion …

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