Increased Trade- Exactly What Africa Needs Post Covid-19

January 28, 2021

For centuries, African people's economic and innovation potential was inhibited (and in many instances, denied outright), by policies and ideologies that placed the state (in different incarnations) above the individual. Justifications for the curtailment of economic freedoms have been plentiful; the results have been economic stagnation, widespread hunger, and endemic poverty. However, there might be substantive, transformative change on the horizon in the form of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)