In East Africa
Jan 16th, 2013
Ethiopia may be eligible to join the World Trade Organisation (WTO) by 2014, according to officials at the organisation. The announcement that the country may be able to join the WTO within the next two years was made by Pascal Lamy, out-going Director General of the organisation while visiting Ethio...
Apr 17th, 2012
by Chukwuma Charles Soludo At issue in both Berlin and Brussels is whether or not Africa can be allowed latitude to conduct trade, industrial and development policies for its own development or for the development of Europe. A major difference is that the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs), unlik...
Mar 29th, 2012
Chukwuma Charles Soludo Will Europe underdevelop Africa again? Almost all the flexibilities in policy choice that Africa and other developing countries won under the WTO are lost under the EPAs Africa is in trouble. Its future is once again on the table, and it is Europe that holds the ace. Unlike th...