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Kimberley Nyajeka
Kimberley is a trade and investment lawyer based in Harare, Zimbabwe. She holds an LL.M. in International Trade and Investment Law, with Diploma of Advanced Studies in International and Economic Law (TRAIL+) from World Trade Institute (University...


Cham Etienne Bama
CHAM Etienne BAMA holds a PGDip in Law from the University of Yaoundé II, Soa. He has been working for the past ten years on International Trade Policy issues with a focus on export promotion, trade data collection, trade and gender, trade...


Lolita Laperle-Forget (volunteer)
Lolita Laperle-Forget is a Canadian based lawyer. She holds a Masters in International Law and Politics (LL. M.) and a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B.) from the University of Sherbrooke, Canada. She is also pursuing her studies for a PhD on the...


Edna Moyo (volunteer)
Edina Mudzingwa holds a Master’s in Business Administration (Customs Management) from the University of Canberra and ESAMI, and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from the National University of Science and Technology. She has vast work...


Paul Cormon (volunteer)
Paul Cormon is a French citizen who recently graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce specializing in Transport economics and Political sciences from Stellenbosch university. He also holds an international trade degree from ENC Bessieres, based in...


Lapite Olamide (intern)
Lapite Olamide is a final year LLB student at Obafemi Awolowo University. He has interests in international trade and development. Olamide has internship experience with the Nigerian Stock Exchange, Aluko & Oyebode and Strachan Partners. In...


Monica Werimo (intern)
Monica Werimo holds an LLB degree from Kabarak University, Monica has vast experience in the field of international trade law, international investment law and environmental law. Her experience also extends to e-commerce and cyberspace laws and...


Nomfazwe Matimba (intern)
Nomfazwe Matimba is an international trade lawyer. She holds a B Hons Degree in Law from the University of Zimbabwe and a Masters in International Trade Law from the University of East Anglia, UK. Her experience ranges from working as a researcher...


Morris Sibanda (intern)
Morris Sibanda holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Fort Hare and a Master of Laws (LLM) in Labour Law from the University of Johannesburg. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Trade in Services and Labour Migration Law at the...


Chidochashe Ncube (intern)
Chidochashe Ncube holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Honours degree from Hebert Chitepo School of Law, Great Zimbabwe University. She is currently reading for a Master of Laws (LLM) in International Trade, Business and Investment Law at University of...


Tafadzwa Mupingashato (intern)
Tafadzwa Mupingashato is an International Trade Economist with exposure in the information technology and services, energy, mining and backing sectors. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics from Midlands State University and a Master of...


Akinyi J. Eurallyah
Akinyi J. Eurallyah is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya currently pursuing her PhD Law at Dalhousie University, Canada. She holds an LL.M in International Trade and Investment Laws in Africa from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. She...


Etiyel Chibira
Etiyel Chibira has over 18 years’ experience on cross-border road transport policy and regulation, regional transport systems and trade facilitation. He serves on many technical committees and working groups focusing on transport and trade...


tralac Daily News  (2020-11-27)
National ‘80% of truck drivers are South African’ (IOL) The National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry has said by far the majority of truck drivers in SA, who fall under their jurisdiction, are local citizens. The...


tralac Daily News  (2020-11-26)
National SARB warns rising public debt ‘will severely impact financial sector’ (The South African) According to the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), National Treasury’s October Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) projections – which...


Kenya and South Africa Bilateral Trade 2019
Kenya and South Africa have no trade agreement currently. Trade between the two countries is conducted under the most-favoured-nation – World Trade Organization – rules. Kenya is a party to the East African Community (EAC) customs union (CU) &...


Collating and disseminating FDI data and related information in Africa – Challenges and opportunities
Collating and disseminating foreign direct investment (FDI) statistics and related information is important for many reasons. It helps government officials and policy makers to formulate appropriate investment policies and laws, which in turn...


Eswatini merchandise trade: Jan-May 2019 and Jan-May 2020 comparison
Eswatini is one of the few African countries that has reported their 2020 monthly trade data thus far. Eswatini is a member of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Southern African Customs Union (SACU), the Southern African Development Community...


Madagascar trade: Jan-Jul 2019 and Jan-July 2020 comparison
Madagascar is one of the few African countries that has reported their monthly 2020 data thus far. Madagascar is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and two regional economic communities; the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa...


Africa’s COVID-19 medical supplies trade: January-June 2020
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic brought an unprecedented demand for medical products (COVID-19 medical supplies) required to curb the spread of the virus. COVID-19 medical supplies include products such as personal protective equipment, gloves,...




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