This first started with the Abuja Treaty almost 30 years ago and with this in mind, a recent re-invigoration of the idea of an Africa without borders is progressing within the continent. This new borderless Africa movement started with the signing of the new AfCFTA (African Continental Free Trade Agreement) at the beginning of 2018 with now over 27 countries signed.
With this, they are not planning to get Africa borderless for trade only, with a range of African countries accepting electric visa for easier travel (21 countries so far). The African Union is also looking to release the African Union Passport in 2020 which will allow members states of the AU to gain visa free access to all 54 countries in Africa.
CENTER FOR AFRICAN STUDIES
Center for Africa Studies (AFRAM) which located in Ankara, is an organization facilitating under the administration of African Affairs Council (AFAC). It makes various researches about Africa to enhance economic and cultural bounds between Africa and Turkey. AFRAM’s publishings has been shared with different institutions as they require to obtain.
Africa Observatory is one the publishing of AFRAM and it has been published each two weeks. It has been delivered to different institutions via e-mail.