One year after the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA), which came into force on January 1, 2021, Nigeria continues to lag behind in making the trade agreement operational owing to structural challenges, Coronavirus pandemic, and lack of consensus on trade protocols and strategy among stakeholders.
7 Feb 2021
Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia were forced to flee their camp in Ethiopia's Tigray region when Prime Minister Abyi Ahmed's forces launched a military operation. They now live in Mai Aini camp, one of two refugee camps in southern Tigray where the UN has regained access.
24 Jan 2020
The Trump administration is planning to add seven countries - Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania - to its travel ban list, U.S. media reports said on Tuesday.
9 Feb 2018
A passion for cycling has reunited a group of friends separated by the war in Eritrea. The African Refugee Cycling Team was founded in neighbouring Ethiopia. Now they hope to raise the cash to allow them to take part in international competition.