Africa’s Free Trade Agreement proposes a single market for goods and services and investments across 55 countries.
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement promises to redefine relations among African states and beyond.
The U.S. won’t be able to walk all over Putin with unilateral sanctions.
American policymakers and lawmakers are floating unilateral sanctions against Russia, Iran and even Turkey in an effort to change behavior. But research shows sanctions only work in narrow circumstances.
Tariffs may help certain industries, but their broader impact on middle- and lower-income consumers is generally harmful.
The president says he's fighting his trade war because a generation of free trade has failed working-class Americans. An economist explains why tariffs will only make things worse.
At time of writing, Delta’s website offers flights to ‘Taipei,’ but includes no country name – as this screenshot of its website shows.
China is using new ways to undermine Taiwan's territorial status.
People from the DRC flee the fighting. Movement of people is restricted across the continent.
The free movement of people between African countries could facilitate economic development.
China’s President Xi Jinping and South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa are expected to push for stronger ties at the 10th BRICS Summit.
The BRICS bloc can't be written off. At the same time it shouldn't be romanticised, given its internal challenges.
Will the rupiah continue to weaken against the US dollar?
It should not come as a surprise if the rupiah touches the Rp15,000 level by the end of the year.
Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in embrace during the groundbreaking summit between the North and South Korean leaders earlier this year.
South Korean president's office handout
North Korea's infrastructure is in dire need of expansion and modernisation. This is where the South can help.
Charities should not make amassing more and more money their top priority.
When organizations dedicated to doing good make money their top priority, they get into trouble.
CEO Tim Cook built Apple’s vast supply chain, which stretches from China to Europe.
The president launched a trade war largely on the premise of a massive trade deficit with China. A closer look at the iPhone shows why he's wrong.
New steel tariffs could hit the Tenaris seamless pipe mill in Bay City, Texas, hard.
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So far, he has not given any hints that his team is hatching a parallel set of economic policies that will benefit all Americans, let alone the world economy.
Central Asia is at the centre of two new initiatives by China and Russia that run against a longstanding economic vision of the US.
Nigeria is failing to prosecute banking executives charged with fraud due to deep weaknesses in the system.
The latest World Bank report on South Africa identifies land reform as critical factor of addressing the country’s economic challenges.
The latest World Bank report on South Africa addresses solutions to the country's economic challenges.
The 10th BRICS Summit will be judged by how it tackles the prevailing global political and structural challenges.
Many rural farmers in India lack clear ownership of the land they work and live on.
AP Photo/Anupam Nath
Without secure records of property ownership, many poor people around the world have trouble improving their economic situations. Several countries are already trying blockchain-based land registries.
Should Indonesians be worried about the country’s rising debt under President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo?
An objective elaboration and analysis of the government debt situation in Indonesia to help answer the public's concern on the prospect of the country's economy in the future.
Hundreds of activists protest against corruption in Nairobi, Kenya.
As news of mega corruption scandals continue to dominate headlines in Kenya, the economy has taken a major hit.
Argentina is just one of a handful of crisis-stricken nations asking the International Monetary Fund for help.
Some US$4.6 trillion has been made available to stave off financial crises across the world. The problem is that much of this funding is now spoken for, and the list of stricken nations is growing.
President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana addresses the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters in September 2017.
(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Ghanaians respond positively to financial appeals from churches compared to how they respond to paying taxes. Here's how, and why, Ghana's government should learn from religious groups.