The world is increasingly becoming fractured. Trade wars have extended beyond the US and China to Japan and South Korea. Boris Johnson, the UK's new prime minister, says Brexit will be done and dusted by 31st October. In this climate Africa's free trade agreement makes more sense than ever. Rudi Steinbach, Africa Specialist and Senior Economist at the World Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.
Boris Johnson's entrance into the Conservative Party's leadership has been one met with some contention. Greenpeace protesters blocked Boris Johnson’s car into Buckingham Palace. Theresa May, in her outgoing speech, warned Boris of going ahead with a no-deal Brexit stance. He delivered his first speech as Britain’s Prime Minister.