Nigeria recently declared its intention of joining the Africa Continental Free Trade Area.
The Gambia is the 22nd African Country to ratify a continental free trade area protocol and is now putting it into motion.
South Africa on Sunday signed the agreement for the establishment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on the sidelines of the African Union Heads of State summit in Nouakchott, Mauritania.
The 31st ordinary summit of the African Union heads of state and government gets underway in Mauritania this weekend.
The AU is to hold another summit in Mauritania in July where countries with reservations on signing the AfCFTA agreement can make their choice.