Forty-four countries sign historic Africa Union free trade agreement

Forty-four African countries have signed up to a historic trade agreement aimed at paving the way for a liberalized market for goods and services across the continent.

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), an agreement cast in the mold of the European Union’s version was signed during the 10th Ordinary Session of African Union Heads of State summit held in the Rwandan capital, Kigali.

The AfCFTA gives birth to the world’s largest free trade area since the World Trade Organization w…

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7 Responses

  1. With 44 countries signing in the remaining countries will in time have no choice other than joining the train.This they must do in order to survive.

  2. Don’t jump on Nigeria’s back if big corporations are able to persuade them then it is possible that this is a blessing in disguise, Nigeria should take a step back, the AU should quarantine Nigeria and get students to study the corporations that Wield this kind of influence whiles trying to figure out back channels to speak to the people and their leaders about why this is a great deal, if it is so, then I’m sure Nigeria will make the right decision. Don’t be so hasty to turn on our friends and family in Nigeria we must stay vigilant and scrutinize everything making sure that every deal is consistently evaluated to make sure we set the right agendas and produce the best results for the people

  3. We need to have agreement that all African People can pass through country Like the European Union that every African citizen can go every country he needs in Africa & to have equal Business Trade. Economic & Military defense

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