The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the operational phase of which was launched at the 12th Extraordinary Meeting of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union, held on July 7, 2019, in Niamey, Niger, is a crucial step in the continent’s economic integration process.
Beyond the theoretical argument suggesting increased interdependence through the necessary stability that promotes trade, what contribution can the AfCFTA make to a more stable and prosperous Africa?
Between December 2018 and August 2019, the Sudanese protest brought about significant political changes in the country. Here is a chronological overview by Stake experts, of what could be the beginning of a new era in Sudan; from the protests against the high cost of living that led to the fall of President Omar al-Bashir, to the refusal of demonstrators of a military-led transition.
The handbook for the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) was officially launched on December 4, 2018, in Livingstone, Zambia. On the occasion of this important new step towards “one African sky” wanted by the African Union, Stake experts reviews the state of adhesions to the project.Read More
The UN General Assembly held on October, 12 the election 18 countries to sit on the Human Rights Council (HRC). On this occasion, 5 of the 13 seats reserved for the African continent were renewed for a 3-year term. Stake experts examines the new composition of African seats at the HRC.Read More