A paltry eight African have so far ratified the TFTA more than two years after it was launched in Egypt, raising fears of a failed continental effort to create an expanded trade barrier free market. By Jeff Kapembwa

Mr David Kajange de la Commission de l’UA a déclaré que un marché unique africain du transport aérien sera lancé en janvier 2018 avec plus de 40 pays signataires. Par le RI

Many trade facilitation efforts require little more than political will, said Kagame, who was speaking on the last day of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) meeting in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda. By Xinhua.

The United States congratulated Rwanda on her 55th Independence Day celebrations and also commended the East African nation for working to revamp its economy and maintain peace. By Dickens H Okello

Rwanda’s accession to the Commonwealth in November 2009 marked another step in the landlocked African nation engaging with the outside world. Par Sarah Rundell

Africa is hopeful to achieve quick development like East Asia did after the World War II, said Justin Lin, professor at Peking University in China on Thursday. By Liangyu, Xinhua

La compagnie aérienne Rwandair inaugurera le mois prochain une nouvelle liaison entre Kigali et Bruxelles, intégrée à celle lancée le mois dernier vers Londres. Par l’ANAC

China is Africa’s largest economic partner. A new report by McKinsey Africa (www.McKinsey.com) finds that its involvement is bigger and more multifaceted than previous studies suggest.