Vera Songwe is Under-Secretary-General at the United Nations, and Executive Secretary at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. Two years ago, in March 2019, Vera Songwe spoke to the Oxford Business School in the UK about the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA). She beg…
The pandemic's disruption of global supply chains and the race for a vaccine, has added new urgency to the need for African economies to become more productive, South Africa's former trade and industry minister Rob Davies says.
Angola’s struggling economy was hit hard by the fall in crude oil prices brought about by Covid-19, but the authorities have responded
robustly and the country’s reform programme is still moving forward.