Third World Network Africa (TWN-Africa), a Pan-African research and advocacy organization, has charged the government to focus on developing a strong negotiation position, in order to benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

This comes a day after Ghana was selected as host country for the secretariat at the 12th African Union Extraordinary Summit held in Niamey, Niger.

Speaking to Citi Business News about the implications of hosting the secretariat, Coordinator of the Third World Network Africa, Dr. Yao Graham said, Ghana risks being known only as the host for the secretariat if it fails to develop a position that benefits local businesses ahead of the full implementation of the AfCFTA.

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