Stake experts has just published the first edition of its African Geopolitical ATLAS 2020. This 222-pages bilingual (English and French) book aims to provide decision-makers with a snapshot of the geopolitical changes taking place on the continent during the study period. It is the result of two years of collecting and processing statistical data from the 54 countries of the African continent.Read More
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?
The Central Bank of Zimbabwe announced last week a volume of tobacco sales reaching 237 thousand metric tons this year, raising the country’s growth forecast from 4.5% to 6%. This news (re)highlights the strategic importance of tobacco production in the Zimbabwean economy continually seeking foreign currency. This chart by Stake experts shows the evolution of tobacco production in the country since 2014.Read More