I WILL NOT GO TO JAIL, AGAIN, FOR MY HUSBAND (DOUBLE JEOPARDY) by Maame Serwaa Tuffour

Facts A husband faked his death and framed his wife for allegedly murdering him, so he could run away with his mistress. Although the man’s body was never found, the court tried and convicted the woman to life imprisonment. After some years had elapsed, the woman was released on parole. She then hunted her husband […]

The African Continental Free Trade Area: Reflections of an International Trade Law Student (Part 3) by Prosper Batariwah

What lessons can Africa learn from the European Union? In the last article, I recounted the formation and gains of the European Union. Now I conclude by making a few reflections about the lessons Africa can learn from the European Union. First, there is the need for Africans to learn how to live together and […]

The African Continental Free Trade Area: Reflections of an International Trade Law Student (Part 2) by Prosper Batariwah

The European Union In the last article, I discussed the origins, aims and potential benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Here, I delve into the European Union and its gains when it comes to economic integration and by extension, political integration. The World Wars, especially the second one had sent Europe hollering […]

The African Continental Free Trade Area: Reflections of an International Trade Law Student (Part I) by Prosper Batariwah

Introduction The most significant development in International Trade in the 21st century is arguably the African Free Continental Trade Area (hereafter called AfCFTA). For the African region, the bringing into existence of an implementable form of this agreement and the gains and expectations the region anticipates to harvest from it can be likened to the […]