JJ, Omojuwa: What Nigeria’s President Buhari Will Discuss With President Obama and the POTUS’s Africa Trip

Buhari Obama

 President Buhari will be hosted by U.S. President Barack Obama today. From all indications, the United States will accord the visiting Nigerian president the most colourful welcome since the same was accorded Nigeria’s Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa exactly 54 years ago this July. The U.S.-Nigeria relationship suffered several setbacks under the last Nigerian administration and […]

African Free Trade Area: First Things First – Chofor Che

Africa Free Trade

 In late May 2015, How Africa published an article titled ‘Africa About to Launch a Free Trade Area Bigger than the EU or NAFTA.’ According to How Africa, this laudable trade area is purported to be greater in population than the European Union (EU). How Africa adds that the big Free Trade Area (FTA) aims […]

Xenophobia: We Are The Individualists – Martin van Staden

Jacob Zuma

 The following was written by Pretoria-based ASFL Local Coordinator Martin van Staden The last few weeks have seen the second significant wave of xenophobic attacks by citizens on foreign nationals, some legally and some illegally, living in South Africa. Xenophobia has been an issue in South African society before and after our democratization in 1994, […]

The Future of e-Commerce in Africa – Chofor Che


 On the 24th of May to the 5th of June 2015, Tunisia will be hosting a conference on the importance of the Internet, especially in doing business in Africa. It happens that Africa especially states in the Central African region have not adequately taken advantage of opportunities offered to them by the Internet especially in […]