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.
Morocco says will apply to join the ECOWAS, and 85% of its foreign direct investment today are in other African countries
In the 1990s many African states reinvented their constitutions to build good political societies. They moved away from one-party authoritarian states. The limitations on presidential terms have not entirely quashed a culture of entitlement to rule
Unlike many other regional organisations, democracy is not a precondition for membership in the AU. It comprises the whole gamut of regime types – democracies, absolute monarchies, authoritarian regimes and dictatorships
Over the years African leaders have intervened militarily in many crises, some now forgotten. In Sierra Leone, it was to stop rebels who were infamous for cutting off people’s hands
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