An Afreximbank study said the volume of intra-Africa trade could amount to $400bn if AfCFTA led to market information being shared and widely available among African countries.
Now the world’s second largest movie producer, Nigeria’s Nollywood has displaced the USA’s Hollywood and India’s Bollywood as the most important movie industry on the African continent.
Known to his fans as Tuku, he was a cultural icon. His aura and presence had a global resonance with fans around the world, yet the man remained humble and magnanimous.
The “Rainbow nation” seems to have revealed all its ugly stripes over the past few years: a rise in incidents of racism, tribalism, xenophobia, factionalism and continued high levels of gender-based violence.
The author has been in the room during the big peace talks in the Horn of Africa, interviewing and befriending the region’s Big Men. The result is indigestible but brilliant.