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COMESA Turns 24

Lusaka, Saturday, December 8, 2018: The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) marks the 24th anniversary, since its transformation from the Preferential Trade Area for Eastern and Southern Africa (PTA) on December 8, 1994. A high-level COMESA delegation led by Secretary General Ms. Chileshe Kapwepwe will mark the anniversary in Egypt while attending…
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The Success Story of a COMESA Innovation Award Winner

The “Valley of Death” is a term commonly used in the innovation ecosystem to refer to the failure of many innovations to make the transition to commercially viable products. Numerous studies have put the carnage of innovations lost in the valley of death at 90%. Only 10% make it to the level of product development…
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21st Meeting of COMESA Ministers of Justice & Attorneys General

Lusaka, Friday, May 18, 2018: COMESA Ministers of Justice and Attorneys General have passed new regional legal instruments among them, the COMESA Airspace Agreement and the Agreement on Admission of Somalia to COMESA. The regional airspace Agreement and its enabling regulations aims at achieving a seamless upper airspace for the region which will lead to…
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