27 African States Sign Treaty for Free Movement of People

The countries have signed the protocol to the treaty establishing the African economic community dubbed African Continental Free Trade Area at an extraordinary AU Summit in Kigali. Burundi, Nigeria, Guinea Bissau and Eritrea are among 17 countries that did not sign the protocol.


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Forty-four countries signed the African Continental Free Trade Area, 43 inked the Kigali Declaration, while 27 countries adopted the protocol on free movement of persons.


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