Economy

April 3, 2018

Africa Update: On the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

The big economic news over the last month was Nigeria’s refusal to sign up to the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The […]
March 26, 2018

Africa Update: UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia completes mandate

A pivotal moment in the history of Liberia came recently when the United Nations mission successfully completed its mandate of supporting the West African nation in […]
March 26, 2018

Article Update: On free trade: three stories

Permit me to tell you three stories. During the Napoleonic wars, it became very difficult for the British to import grain from Europe. This led to […]
March 22, 2018

Africa Update: 44 African nations sign pact establishing free trade area: AU

Forty-four African countries have signed an agreement establishing a free trade area seen as vital to the continent’s economic development, the head of the African Union […]