Opinion

The AfCFTA, Nigeria’s Border Closure and the COVID-19 Pandemic, By Ope Oriniowo

Notwithstanding, Nigeria’s benefit from the AfCFTA will be dependent not just on a deep understanding of the document by our policy makers but also their ability to cascade information to the public and position the Nigeria economy post-COVID-19 to leverage on the free trade agreement, particularly in the area of…
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Guest Columns

African Liberation Day: It Is Time for Africa To Develop New Forms of Resilience, By Moussa Faki Mahamat

There is an urgent need for Africa to develop new forms of resilience. In a world in which multilateralism is sorely tested, Africa must stop expecting solutions from others. Africa should no longer be satisfied with this role of a never-ending reservoir for some, and dumping ground for others. My…
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Guest Columns

Rallying A Global Response To the Impact of COVID-19 On Africa, By António Guterres

The United Nations, and I personally, stand in total solidarity with the people and governments of Africa, and with the African Union, in tackling COVID-19. UN agencies, country teams, peacekeeping operations and humanitarian workers are providing training, expertise and other support. The African continent’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has…
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Columns

Adebayo Adedeji: Immortalising A Regional Integrator, By Rafiq Raji

It makes sense then that the best way to immortalise the late Professor Adebayo Adedeji is to work towards integrating the continent like he did during his lifetime. And this is what underpinned discussions at the symposium held in his honour by an institution where he clearly left an indelibly…
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