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Lessons in Economic Integration for African Union

AFRICANGLOBE - As the African Union celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, it is still younger and less integrated than the 56-year-old body that is now the European Union, and, according to politicians and diplomats, has a big advantage over the Europeans as it charts its own path of integration.

Accelerating the East African Integration Process

The East African Community (EAC) integration has reached a critical stage that requires the partner states to work closely to stump out any barriers...

Continental Free Trade Zone Area To Boost Inter-Africa Trade

The establishment of a Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) will boost Africa’s intra-regional trade to $34.6 billion by 2022. This was revealed in a report...

Solving Infrastructural Deficit Critical to EAC Integration

Infrastructural investment is crucial if East Africa wants to receive the full benefits of regional integration, a senior Kenyan government official has said. Al Hajji...

African Integration Key to Sustainable Economic Growth

African countries have been urged to devise mechanisms that can enable them to increase regional trade and investments and in turn propel them to...

Call for African Integration at Davos

African leaders called for greater market integration on the continent, the freeing up of border controls and more coordination in developing infrastructure during a special session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday. South African President Jacob Zuma told delegates attending the plenary session "Africa: from transition to transformation" that much work has already been done on increasing cooperation among African states, such as the agreement among leaders last year on the need for a free trade zone.

East African Integration On Track As Tanzania Signs

Tanzania finally signed a crucial report to fast-track the East African Community integration after its complaints were addressed by the Heads of State and Government in a Summit in Bujumbura.

Africa Needs Greater Integration for Even Faster Economic Growth

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo has called on African leaders to accelerate regional integration to boost economic and social development in the continent.

Private Equity And Investment in Africa: The New Frontier of Global...

Is Africa the world's most under-rated investment destination? Could the continent offer better returns on cheaper capital? Could private equity be the key to unlocking the wealth of the world's largest market and the last frontier of growth in an ailing global economy?