AfCFTA set to usher in a new era of progress in Africa: AU chairperson

December 9, 2020 New Vision 0 Comments

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement signaled a new era of progress, African Union (AU) Chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday.

“The commencement of trading under the AfCFTA on the 1st of January is one of the most significant milestones in the continental integration project,” he said when speaking at the 13th Extraordinary AU Summit in which leaders gathered virtually to discuss the AfCFTA and conflicts among other issues.

Ramaphosa called on the private sector to be involved in this through investment in financial resources and infrastructure development. Read More.

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