Is Bayelsa really open for business?

At a time when the UK is undergoing Brexit, increased competition between the US and China over Africa, and with the globalized world economy under threat by the dual forces of nationalism and technology, Africa is still uncertain about its own integration. With the historic signing in Kigali of the Continental Free Trade Zone, Africa can now seriously work towards better integrated markets, increasing intra-African trade, becoming visible in international markets, and gaining a presence within global decision- making bodies.