Africa only trades a fraction of its food intra-regionally. This can change with the AfCFTA, which will enable the private sector to play a far greater and more beneficial role in the production and distribution of food. Neil Ford investigates. Read more
In April, Sam Jonah addressed the Rotary Club of Accra. Baffour Ankomah discusses his talk and why what he had to say is so very vital to Ghana at this time. Read more
By inviting the US’s Africom to help resolve its security issues, Nigeria is once again ceding sovereignty to outside powers, and is in danger of repeating the mistakes and unwanted outcomes of the past, writes Onyekachi Wambu. Read more
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