The A Perspective

An analysis of the hot topics and key issues affecting African affairs

Water stress increases across Africa, but Egypt responds with an ambitious strategy

Throughout history, water has been a central guiding force behind the ebbs and flows of every nation’s social, economic and political power and prosperity. The River Nile and the...

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Keeping the Conversation Going

In an international meeting of legal minds, law firm Hogan Lovells is working with its African partners to create content with a local perspective. These collaborations with associates are...

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AfCTFA: The basics – what you need to know

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will be the world’s largest free trade area since the formation of the World Trade Organization. It aims to bring together all 55...

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AfCFTA delays to implementation: an opportunity to fine tune Cameroon's strategy?

On 17 August 2020, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat Building was inaugurated in Accra, marking, according to Ghana's minister for trade: "a giant step forward...

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Time for a paradigm shift in Africa's supply chain

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage economies the world over, while unearthing weak links that have existed for a long time in economies globally. In Africa, the adverse impact of the ...

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