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Ethiopia’s bewildering economics

By Tesfu Telahoun Abebe – Third world economies frequently operate on what seems like a parallel level to established and emerging markets. This situation is frequently cited as being a major determining factor for why so few developing countries gain acceptance to the WTO.

Ministers calls for bold action to drive AfCFTA

Ministers call for bold action to drive Africa free trade

The potential for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to become a powerful tool for driving industrialization, economic diversification and development has been highlighted at the start of the UN Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) Conference of Ministers in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).