Dispute Settlement, Sustainable Development and AfCFTA: A Scoping Analysis – Part 2

This succeeding discourse builds upon the inaugural blog post last week by Collins Ajibo, wherein he delved into the historical import and objectives underpinning the African Continental Free Trade Area…

Dispute Settlement, Sustainable Development and AfCFTA: A Scoping Analysis

1.1 Introduction The African Union (AU)’s approval of Phase 2 of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) covering the protocols on investment, intellectual property and competition policy reinforces…

Economic Dimensions of Peace Operations and Peacebuilding in Africa: The Role of AfCFTA

Introduction Africa cannot be described as conflict-free, fragile and conflict-affected states/situations remain endemic across the continent. [1] The African Union (AU)’s Solemn Declaration and the ‘Silencing the Guns’ initiative recognize…

Gender Mainstreaming in African Trade: From Conceptualization to Concretization

Women play a vital role in cross-border trade in Africa and are explicitly recognized under the SDG 5 (gender equality) and Agenda 2063 of African Union (AU) that targets a…