Can the Peace-Trade Equation Stabilise the Horn of Africa?
If fully implemented, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could deliver more than economic dividends - it could contribute to peace and security in Africa through inter-state economic interdependence. Its dispute settlement mechanism could also enable amicable resolutions to trade related disputes among African countries, write Shewit Woldemichael and Senai W Andemariam for ISS.
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