The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) presents huge potential for the advancement of economic development on the continent.

The free trade area agreement was supposed to come into effect this month but had to be postponed to 2021 due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

The effective implementation of this agreement could lead to Africa’s mutually beneficial and inclusive growth.

In the video below, African Continental Free Trade Area’s Secretary-General Wamkele Mene shares what has been happening prior to the new launch next year: