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Integrating East Africa’s Markets

AFRICANGLOBE - Following the establishment of the Customs Union in 2005, and then the Common Market in 2010, on 30 November 2013 five East African countries reached the agreement on the Monetary Union Protocol, which is the next step in regionalising the economy.

Ethiopia – Sudan Bilateral Relations: A Model For Regional Integration

AFRICANGLOBE - In the past decade Sudan and Ethiopia have gone a long way towards paving the way for regional integration and producing a model for the sub-region. The commitment by the political leadership of both countries has achieved important gains in economic integration. Nothing exemplifies the growing relationship between the two countries better than the increasing volume of trade, which reached $322 million in 2011, showing 27 percent annual growth.

Africa May be the Next Factory to World

AFRICANGLOBE - African countries have seen high levels of economic growth over the past decade. That’s despite the global economic crisis that struck in 2008 and 2009. Greater regional integration will prepare the continent to be the next factory to the world. That can happen, when wages start rising in countries, such as China and Vietnam.

Regional Integration ‘Key to Africa’s Economic Growth’

AFRICANGLOBE - Closer regional integration will be crucial for addressing underlying weaknesses in Africa's long-term competitiveness and ensuring that the continent delivers on its massive growth promise, according to the Africa Competitiveness Report 2013.

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...

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.