UN Warns East Africa Against Signing EU Trade Deal
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa's report has warned that the local industries will struggle to withstand competitive pressure if the regional countries sign the Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union.
East Africa: East Africa's Trade Deal With Europe Buckles
ISS, 27 April 2017
Negotiations between the European Union (EU) and African countries for Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) have consumed vast energies from both sides this century - yet with… Read more »
East African, 22 April 2017
A United Nations think-tank has warned the East African Community against entering into an Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union arguing that it will neither spur… Read more »
Red and green peppers in preshipment sorting (file photo).
Observer, 1 March 2017
Tanzania has yet again refused to endorse a regional trade pact with the European Union, saying the deal stood in its way to industrialization. Read more »
The leader has repeatedly refused to endorse a regional trade pact with the European Union, saying the deal stood in Tanzania's way to industrialisation. Read more »
The two leaders met at the AU summit and tried to find a way to save the controversial Economic Partnership Agreement proposal which is on the verge of collapse. Read more »