In a new strategy disclosed this month, the EU council have pledged to strip aid and trade programmes from developing nations who are incapable of accepting deported migrants in their tens of thousands. The European Commission has threatened African countries with “negative incentives” if they do not “co-operate” in their efforts to halt migration … More EU foreign aid to Africa abused in new leverage scheme to stem migration crisis
What does Brexit – the withdrawal of Britain from the EU – have to do with Africa? A lot, says Uzo Madu, a British citizen with Nigerian roots. Africa played an important role for Britain when it joined the EU. When Britain’s colonial empire ended, the economy faltered as well. “I think Africa was a … More Brexit: The Reactions of Africa
Jo Cox will be remembered for her tenacity and passion for humanitarian aid in some of the world’s most violent crisis zones and for championing the importance of trade in the developing world. Before becoming an MP, Cox was a prominent activist for global development through trade, dedicated to improving the lives of some of … More Remembering Jo Cox: Never doubt the capacity for change
With a month to go before the potentially epoch-making vote on British membership of the EU, the debate so far has been characterised by bias, distortion and exaggeration. But how important are the EU establishments really for a body of open trade policies? What could Britain do to increase trade if it were to … More Brexit: How will it affect Britain’s trade standing in the world?
E-trade has opened up a huge opportunity for developing countries and exporters in the coming era. But maximizing benefits requires establishing smart and efficient policies. During the past year, the World Bank have realised E-Trade to be one of their most important areas of impact, both in national policy making and international e-trade competitiveness. So … More E-trade and its opportunities for Developing Countries