Africa: Implementing Africa’s Free Trade Pact the Best Stimulus for Post-COVID-19 Economies

[Namibia Economist] Wamkele Mene was recently appointed Secretary-General of the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat. Because of the effects of COVID-19, free trading for countries that have ratified the agreement cannot begin on 1st July 2020, as was originally scheduled. In this interview with Africa Renewal's Kingsley Ighobor, Mr. Mene explains the way forward, and how increased intra-African trade can help lift economies post-COVID-19. These are excerpts:Read the Original Article