Economy of Africa Current Affairs, GK & News
At the summit of the African Union (AU) held at Niamey, the capital of the Niger Republic 54 of 55 of its member states signed the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) for goods and services and 27 countries have already ratified it. The AfCFTA would create an African Common Market of 1.2 billion people and ..
Topics: AfCFTA • African Continental Free Trade Agreement • African Development Bank • African Union • Continents • Economy • Economy of Africa • Economy of the African Union • Free trade agreements • International trade • Jumia • Tariff • Trade blocs
India has extended US$ 15 million grant assistance to Niger in support of organizing of the African Union (AU) summit scheduled from 7-8 July, 2019 in Niamey, the capital of Niger. The support of grant assistance was in response to a specific request made by Government of Niger. Niger is hosting the AU Summit for ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Topics: Africa • African Continental Free Trade Agreement • African Continental Free Trade Area • African Union • Continents • Economy of Africa • Economy of the African Union • Free trade agreements • Niamey • Niger • Trade blocs • World
The Africa Industrialization Day (AID) is observed every year on November 20 to raise global awareness of the challenges faced by the continent with regard to industrialization. The African continent is the second most-populated continent in the world, home to over 1.2 billion people (or 16% of the world’s population). Despite this, Africa currently only ..