Africa's free-trade pact will boost manufacturing, says AfDB

The African Development Bank is hopeful that the continent's free-trade pact will boost manufacturing in Africa and shift the region away from its over-reliance on volatile commodity exports.

African leaders are hopeful that the deal will create the world's largest free-trade area when the zone comes into operation in July 2020 .

Business Day TV spoke to Zodwa Mabuza from the African Development Bank for more insight into how the free-trade pact could be a game changer for the continent.