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Cairo-to-Cape Town Free Trade Zone: How free is Africa’s trade?

Cairo-to-Cape Town Free Trade Zone: How free is Africa’s trade?

The Cairo-to-Cape Town Free Trade Zone is been touted by a couple of leading Western media, as a bigger free trade area, by population, than the European Union or NAFTA. But, what is really free in a ‘free trade agreement’, if Africans are still trading in foreign currencies we have no control over?