Tag: edem adzogenu

Afrochampions Initiative on the operationalization of the AfCFTA amid COVID-19

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) was postponed by six months but should the African Union and have gone on to operationalize the trade deal? Edem Adzogenu, Co-Founder of the Afrochampions Initiative joins CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19: How the pandemic is affecting Africa’s free trade plans

There have been arguments for a postponement of the July Start of Trade under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, trade experts on the continent say that the AfCFTA will help African economies recover from the impact of the pandemic and should stay on track. CNBC Africa spoke to Edem Adzogenu, Co-Chair of the Afro-Champions Initiative Executive Committee for more.
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