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Journalists feted at COMESA Summit

Eight journalists that have won the COMESA Media Awards since 2019 received recognition by Heads of State at the 21st Summit in Egypt last week, 23 November 2021 . The journalists were recognized for their contribution in raising public awareness on regional integration through published content. They included Ms. Mona Sewilam (Egypt) Mr. Moses Havyarimana…
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COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE TWENTY FIRST SUMMIT OF THE COMESA AUTHORITY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT

THE TWENTY FIRST SUMMIT OF THE AUTHORITY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT OF THE COMMON MARKET FOR EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA was hosted in Hybrid Format at Almasa International Conference Centre, New Administrative Capital Cairo, and the Arab Republic of Egypt on 23 November 2021, under the theme: “Building Resilience Through Strategic Digital Economic…
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COMESA Leaders focus on up-scaling investments in health

COMESA Heads of State have today urged Member States to scale up investment in research and innovation in the health sector and to prioritize all programmes that would enhance socio-economic recovery and generate more resilient societies that are ready to respond to disasters that may come. In their Communique issued at the end of their…
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Egypt Takes Over COMESA Leadership

Cairo, Tuesday, November 23,2021: Egypt is the new Chair of the COMESA Heads of State and Authority after taking over from Madagascar that has been steering the organization since 2016. President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar handed over the chair to to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Tuesday 23rd November in Cairo, Egypt, at the 21st…
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Egypt, COMESA Jointly Announce Summit Plan

Cairo, Sunday, November 21, 2021:  A joint press conference with Secretary General of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Chileshe Kapwepwe, Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea has announced that Egypt’s New Administrative Capital will host the 21st COMESA Heads of State and Government Summit next Tuesday, Nov 23, with…
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Set for the Summit as ministerial meetings end

Tuesday, November 16, 2021: The 17th Meeting of the COMESA Ministers of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) took place Tuesday, 16 November 2021, ahead of the 21st COMESA Heads of State and Government Summit set for Tuesday, 23 November 2021 in Cairo, Egypt. The MoFA is part of the ministerial meetings whose priority issues will be presented…
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COMESA Council of Ministers Meet

Lusaka, Tuesday, 09 November 2021: The COMESA Council of Ministers Meeting conducted their 42nd meeting today, to take stock of the status of implementation of regional integration programmes in the last one year.  Attended by Ministers responsible for trade, commerce, industry and foreign affairs, the meeting received reports of the sectoral meetings that have been…
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“Engage the Youth in Shaping Peace and Security Agenda in the Horn of Africa”, Ministers say

A joint meeting of ministers responsible for youth and foreign affairs have called for the engagement of young people in shaping the peace and security agenda on the continent starting at the national and regional level before being escalated on to the wider scale. They were speaking at the just ended high-level ministerial conference on…
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COMESA Summit Takes Place on 23 November

The 21st COMESA Heads of State and Government Summit will take place on 23 November 2021. Consequently, a new Summit theme has been developed to rally Member States on the focus area in the implementation of regional integration programmes. The Summit will be hosted by the Government of Egypt and comes three years since the…
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Zambia Launches Structural Vulnerability Assessment and Resilience Strategy

The Government of Zambia has launched the Country Structural Vulnerability Assessment and Resilience Process (CSVRA). The strategy is expected to enhance national resilience and responsiveness to various structural vulnerability factors that can impact on Zambia’s stability, security, and development Supported by the African Union Commission (AUC) and COMESA Secretariat, the CSVRA is designed to facilitate…
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