Good things can come from Covid-19

In recent times, books1, 2 have had the merit; in particular, of analyzing from a new angle the conditions in which African countries have gained their independence. The authors are interested in the events of colonial liberation after the Second World War and show, among other things, that for the colonial empires, after having formed […]

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Post-WTO African trade

In the seventies of the past century, while studying in Lausanne, I sometimes listened to a weekly flagship program at that time from French-speaking Swiss radio called “Fête comme chez vous” which was presented by the star host, the late Michel Dénériaz. During one of these broadcasts, he sang, with the participants, the song “Vive […]

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Post-Brexit Africa

The agreement that Morocco has signed in recent days with United Kingdom, which will enter into force once Brexit concluded, aims to ” to restore in the context of the bilateral relations between Morocco and the United Kingdom, all the benefits that they granted each other under the Morocco-EU Association Agreement “. It follows that, […]

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Indiscretions of Brexit

The draft Brexit agreement negotiated until the end of 2018 by former British Prime Minister Theresa May with the EU Commission included, after formalization of the “divorce” of the two parties, a transitional step with a “Backstop” – measure intended to prevent the establishment of an inter-Irish border between the EU Group and United Kingdom […]

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The imbroglio of the Agricultural EU

The statistics of 2018, unveiled recently, showed that, for the first time in recent history, France has become a net importer of food. The CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) has finally benefited other EU countries which, like Poland (products of plant origin) and Spain (products of animal origin), have taken EU market shares from it.  Although […]

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The hope of Acfta

In Addis Ababa, the African Union has just announced the entry into force of Acfta (African Continental Free Trade Area) for May 30th. This date will mark the beginning of the process of commercial and economic emancipation of our continent. But to move towards a better integration of African countries, and boost trade between all […]

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Reshaping of the Africa / Middle East Region

The Moroccan Government has recently adopted the draft law on the establishment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (ZLECAF), paving the way for its ratification by the parliament. In this context, Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, current President of the Commission of the African Union (AU), considers the entry into force of the “ZLECAF” in […]

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Erosion of the EU

After having reigned for centuries on the slave trade, than established the policy of African colonization that the old continent has subsequently wrapped with concept of cooperation, Europe has huddled, after the last Great War, under the US nuclear umbrella for the duration of the Cold War. Then, lacking raw materials to compete with the […]

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