S. African President Urges Nigeria to Sign Africa Trade Pact

Bloomberg , Jul 11, 2018
by David Malingha Doya

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa urged his Nigerian counterpart to sign a continent-wide free-trade deal.

Nigeria should take its time to consult on the agreement before signing up, but shouldn’t “take too long,” Ramaphosa said at a conference Wednesday in the West African nation’s capital, Abuja. “The continent is waiting for Nigeria and South Africa. By trading among ourselves, we are able to retain more resources in the continent.”

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