Uganda collects taxes equivalent to 14% of GDP – below its neighbours Kenya with 18%, and Rwanda at 16%
n 2017, 74% of all immigrants were of working age. It makes sense that losing this vital demographic can damage a countrys economy and that gaining these workers can help grow anothers
In Kenya about 70% of off-grid homes are located within 1.2km of a power line. Corruption among electricity service providers, power theft by customers and electricity cartels also further limit access
Mozambiques offshore natural gas discoveries in the Rovuma basin since 2009 have been nothing short of prolific. They are now valued at approximately 50 times the countrys gross domestic product.
Diverse African economies such as South Africa and Egypt, are likely to be the drivers of the free trade area, and are likely to benefit from it the most.