A new report from the World Bank highlights wide-spread opportunities for African countries to trade goods, services and investments across borders.
Between the 11th and 15th centuries, West Africa was a major trading region, exporting goods to Europe, Arabia, India and China across the Sahara.
South Africa’s trade and industrial policy is moving away from a highly protected, inward looking economy towards an internationally competitive economy
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The Zimbabwe site, featuring the Great Enclosure wall, is one of the most astounding regions with monuments in Africa, second only to the
s learn about the history of trade routes in Ancient Africa including major trading cities like Timbuktu, Gao, Tunis and Cairo. Merchants used camels in caravans
An introduction to how issues about Africa are covered, the legacy of colonialism and some additional context for many of Africa’s woes.
News, background information and other resources from the agency that develops and coordinates U.S. international trade, commodity, and direct investment policy, and
The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database has information on almost 36,000 slaving voyages that forcibly embarked over 10 million Africans for transport to the Americas
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