West Africa's aspirations for a single currency hit a setback after its leaders met in Niamey for a one-day summit earlier this week and passed a resolution to delay the proposed adoption until all critical issues are resolved.
Trading on the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is scheduled to commence on the first of July 2020 even as the operational phase of the treaty was launched on the sidelines of the African Union (AU) summit in Niamey. Winston Osuchukwu, Co-founder of Trans-Sahara Incorporated joins CNBC Africa for more.
Finally! Nigeria's Presidency says it will sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) this weekend at the African Union summit in Niamey. Meanwhile, total capital imported into Nigeria in the first half of the year rose 34.6 per cent to $8.5 billion year-on-year. Nonso Obikili, Director at Turgot Centre for Economics and Policy Research joins CNBC Africa for more.