African Union: What to retain on the TFA

28th March, 2018

At the AU’s extraordinary summit in Kigali on Wednesday 21 March, African leaders gathered to sign a continental-wide Free Trade Area Agreement (FTA). The result of two years of consultations, it is a text that will be ratified in early 2019 to formalize its entry into force, despite reluctance on the part of some African countries, such as Nigeria and South Africa.Click here to download the article