A child works in a forge in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. File photo: AFP

The mission priority for the World Bank President David Malpass

  • Newly installed World Bank president makes job creation a priority
  • Forecasts indicate that by 2030, nearly nine in 10 extremely poor people will live in Sub-Saharan Africa
Topic |   World Bank Group

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A child works in a forge in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. File photo: AFP
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Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou hailed it as ‘the greatest historical event for the African continent since the creation of the Organisation of African Unity in 1963,’ referring to the AU’s predecessor. Photo: Reuters

AfCFTA: will Africa’s ‘historic’ free trade deal be a game changer?

  • The African Continental Free Trade Area is the largest since the creation of the World Trade Organisation in 1994
Topic |   Trade

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Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou hailed it as ‘the greatest historical event for the African continent since the creation of the Organisation of African Unity in 1963,’ referring to the AU’s predecessor. Photo: Reuters
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