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Africa agrees to giant trade bloc, but Nigeria and South Africa sit it out diminishing the impact

African leaders agreed on Wednesday to form a $3 trillion continental free-trade zone encompassing 1.2 billion people, but its two biggest economies, Nigeria and South Africa, did not sign up, diminishing its impact. The free trade deal would create a liberalised market for goods and services across the continent, and...
Africa agrees to giant trade bloc, but Nigeria and South Africa sit it out diminishing the impact