Horn of africa Bulletin
Published six times a year, Horn of Africa Bulletin (HAB), highlights the development of the Horn of Africa and highlights issues about conflict resolution, peace and reconciliation.
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is one of the largest free trade areas, constituting around 1.2 billion people in 55 national economies with an approximate 2.5 trillion USD combined GDP. The IGAD region has almost a…
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This personal reflective article outlines the challenges that informal cross-border traders face in Busia District, in the Bukedi Sub-Region of Eastern Uganda and the actual implications that the African Continental Free Trade Area…Read More
Regionalism and regional integration are not new practices in Africa. More recently, the signing and ratification of the African continental free trade area (AfCFTA) by most African states has reignited academic and policy interest in…Read More
Focus on the Eastern Africa Region
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are among the actors which played a key role in leading to the adoption of the AfCFTA agreement. While the economic benefits of implementing the AfCFTA remain a key discussion focus, analysts have…Read More
Informal Cross Border Trade (ICBT) plays a crucial role in the Horn of Africa (HoA) by enhancing the livelihood and food security of the borderlands’ communities. The HoA region is endowed with an abundance of natural resources that, if…Read More
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) marks a distinct turning point in Africa’s economic development trajectory, in line with the enduring pan-African vision of a united Africa. However, the conjoining of just trade transition…Read More