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Brexit could have some benefits to Africa

Producers in Africa have accused the EU of frustrating efforts to add value to their raw materials.

Peter Kisitu writing in Uganda's Monitor Newspaper outlined some benefits Brexit present to Africa.
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However, Peter Kisitu, writing in Uganda's Monitor Newspaper outlined some benefits Brexit present to Africa.

He contends that the EU frustrated Africa's attempts to add value to it raw materials through it trade policies. In addition, he notes that Brexit will allow Britain to re-engage with Commonwealth countries.

"Africa’s efforts to add value to raw materials continue to be frustrated by EU trade policies," he said.

"Leaving the EU would allow Britain to rekindle and re-engage with independent Commonwealth countries, and strike fairer trade deals which would better reflect Britain’s role as a leader of free market," he added.

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