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Cooperating, not competing, in Africa: a case for Transatlantic rapprochement

Cooperating, not competing, in Africa: a case for...

With the African Growth & Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum ending in Washington this week and the European Parliament approving further trade agreements with six African states earlier this month, the apparent race for African trade...

07 October 2016 | Frank Samolis and Stacy Swanson
US and Africa to make trade history - US govt official

US and Africa to make trade history - US govt official

In July, US President Barack Obama visited Africa and shared an important message at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi and at the African Union in Addis Ababa. He said: "As Africa changes, I’ve called on the world to change...

16 September 2015 | STEFAN SELIG
EAC push for long-term trade pact with US to replace AGOA

EAC push for long-term trade pact with US to replace AGOA

The East African Community is pushing for a long-term preferential trade agreement with the United States that will remove uncertainties surrounding the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). The five member states have submitted...

07 September 2015
East Africa: Technical officials discuss EAC-US trade and investment partnership in Bujumbura

East Africa: Technical officials discuss EAC-US trade and...

Technical Officials from the East African Community (EAC) and the United States (U.S.) met 12 to 15 February 2014 in Bujumbura, Burundi to discuss Trade Africa and the EAC - U.S. Trade and Investment Partnership (TIP). In particular, the...

17 February 2014 | Owora Richard Othieno
How the ECOWAS-EU EPA could affect AGOA

How the ECOWAS-EU EPA could affect AGOA

In what could be a 'breakthrough' for both the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the European Union (EU), the EU announced that "the two entities reached a deal at the level of senior officials on EPAs, more than a...

14 February 2014 | Dennis Matanda and Stephen Lande