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African free trade bloc opens for business, but challenges remain

The trade agreement was due to start on July 1st but was delayed because of COVID-19. Image: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja

Joe Bavier

Writer, Reuters

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The AfCFTA aims to bring together 1.3 billion people in a $3.4 trillion economic bloc. Image: Reuters/Temilade Adelaja
Trade under the AfCFTA was meant to be launched on July 1 but was pushed back after COVID-19. Image: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja

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