New Opportunities for Accelerating Pan-African Trade

The pandemic-induced disruption to global supply chains, have egged businesses and countries to bring production and materials sourcing closer home. It also saw a sharp rise in adoption of cryptocurrency and digital financial transactions – and made one of the best cases for not only more open African borders, but also transnational payment systems, unified currencies, among others. Where in all this are the pointers to the building of regional economies and pan-African trade?