Africa & Middle East

Bilateral deal-making involving governments of Africa and the Middle East.

photo: World Bank/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


Business Daily | 13-Sep-2021
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to sign a comprehensive economic partnership agreement with Kenya to consolidate its position as a gateway for global trade and investment.
: Kenya, UAE, UK, US
The Star | 2-Sep-2021
Kenya and Pakistan have ended a long-standing tariff war that hurt trade between the two countries, mainly Kenyan tea exports.
Forbes Africa | 2-Sep-2021
Dubai’s trade with Africa has grown by leaps and bounds over the last decade, thanks to several important developments that have established new business links between the emirate and promising markets across the continent.
Devex | 2-Sep-2021
African leaders still have incentives to maintain the partnership between the two continents, not least because of the trade links and development assistance Europe offers. But they also have a strong interest in revising that relationship.
The Economist | 28-Aug-2021
There is a sense of drift in Africa’s trade relations with the West, as both America and Europe rethink how they do business with the continent. The old approach was paternalistic and gave Africans little say. But the new one, handled badly, could put Africa’s own integration at risk.
ACBio | 26-Aug-2021
More than 50 African groups denounce how the African Union is using the African Continental Free Trade Area as a justification to push the seed harmonisation agenda.