Free trade comes to Africa

Africa has 1.2 billion people — more than double the EU or NAFTA. Almost every African country has signed the treaty; the one big exception is Nigeria.

China’s relationship with Africa is illustrated by garlic tensions

From #Kenya…
Farmers say the growing presence of Beijing in Kenya is having a negative impact on their lives, their culture, and their ability to make ends meet.

Belgium apologizes for kidnapping mixed-race African babies

Belgium officially acknowledges responsibility for segregation policy under which ‘metis’ children were seized from Congo, part of its brutal 80 years of African colonisation.

Togo changes law to let president Faure Gnassingbe stand for two more terms

All 90 lawmakers present signed the amendment off, surpassing Parliament’s required four-fifth approval to make such changes. One other lawmaker was not present.

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