Consumerism in Sub-Sahara Africa; protection of consumer interests still a major challenge for most developing countries.

Written by on April 20, 2018

Affluence is quickly gaining momentum in Africa. In various African countries the middle class population bracket continues to rise. This has led to growth and expansion of African cities to accommodate this new wealth. It has also led to growing concern about the prevalent exploitation and abuse of consumers rights as the African nations’ economies continue to witness gradually but steady growth.

Most African countries are still classified as low income or lower middle income economies with GDP per capita being less than 2,000 US dollars. This means they are eligible to economic aid and trade benefits like AGOA . . .

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