"The days of non-reciprocal trade arrangements are gone," according to Witney Schneidman and Moyombuya Ngubula from the Brookings Institution's African Growth Initiative. It is ... Read more »
Lomé is hosting the first African Growth and Opportunity Act forum since President Trump took office, with a large U.S. delegation headed by Robert Lighthizer, his trade ... Read more »
The move by East African Community member states to ban the importation of used clothes from the U.S. by 2019 will complicate the region's trade arrangements. The office of the US ... Read more »
Tackling misperceptions about Africa was a hot topic at the U.S.-Africa Business Summit this month in Washington, DC. More than 800 private sector and government leaders heard the ... Read more »
The country has retreated from a proposed ban on used clothes, reversed tariff increases and held confidential meetings with U.S. officials ahead of a decision by Washington to ... Read more »
Rwanda has defiantly said it will proceed with the planned phase-out of importation of second-hand clothes despite the threats that it could lead to a review of eligibility to ... Read more »
Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda risk losing access to the American market through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) following plans by the East African member states to ban ... Read more »
American support for democracy, development and health may no longer be policy cornerstones as they have been for all post-Cold War presidents, Democratic and Republican, writes ... Read more »
At a time when the government is struggling to raise salaries for its civil servants, get basic drugs for public hospitals as well as rescue flood victims, President Robert Mugabe ... Read more »
The transition team of the US President-elect Donald Trump has asked whether it's worthwhile for the U.S. government to continue funding the fight against Lord's Resistance Army ... Read more »
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