THE AFRICAN FREE TRADE CONTINENTAL AGREEMENT: THE BIRTH OF A NEW ERA By Bobby Banson Esq. FCIArb and Enyimnyam Paintsil Esq.
The African Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCTAA) created the world's current biggest free trade area. Perceived by the World Bank to boost growth in the Continent, Member States continue to watch as the events unfold.
Bobby Banson Esq. FCIArb and Enyimnyam Paintsil Esq. 1. INTRODUCTION It is trite that Arbitration Clauses could be included in contracts between non-State entities and also in treaties executed between States. This paper is however only focused on the enforcement of arbitral awards arising from arbitration which is occasioned by an International
DIVERSITY IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION: RECOGNISING THE DEVELOPMENT OF “ARBITRATION CONSCIOUSNESS” IN AFRICA
By Bobby Banson, ESQ, FCIArb* Diversity as a worldwide phenomenon has challenged the minds of many a great men. As Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity”. The
THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AGREEMENT: THE BIRTH OF A NEW ERA BY Bobby Banson Esq. FCIArb and Enyimnyam Paintsil LLB.
*Formerly titled The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Much Ado about Nothing? 1. INTRODUCTION In recent times, the economies of African States have shown promise and growth particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. For the economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, the World Bank predicts a growth of 3.1% for the year 2018 from the 2.6% growth