Category: COMESA News

Unconventional Monetary Policies Necessary to Address the Impact of COVID-19

Central Banks in the COMESA region has been implementing new policy instruments and made changes to their monetary policy frameworks in order to address low growth and increase in unemployment resulting from the negative impact of COVID-19,  According to  a special report published by the Director of the COMESA Monetary Institute (CMI), Mr Ibrahim Zeidy,…
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e-COMESA Newsletter 637

e-COMESA Newsletter 637

COVID-19 in COMESA_Situational Update #28

COVID-19 in COMESA_Situational Update #28

e-COMESA Newsletter 636

e-COMESA Newsletter 636

50 Million African Women Speak platform unveiled in Seychelles

The 50 Million African Women Speak (50MAWSP) platform was on Tuesday 25 August unveiled in Seychelles with the country’s President His Excellency Danny Faure urging women to seize the opportunities it will present them to do business. The launch was the first in a COMESA Member State since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and…
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Consumer Alert on Pyramid Schemes

The COMESA Competition Commission (CCC) has advised consumers in the region to be on the lookout for pyramid schemes whereby people are encouraged to join and recruit others at a fee to make money. Members of a pyramid scheme make money through the recruitment of others. A statement from CCC Headquarters in Malawi states that…
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COMESA, AU, SADC Engage Youth on Silencing the Guns

COMESA, the African Union and SADC have agreed that young people in Africa should no longer be seen as perpetrators of conflicts or targets of violence but rather be recognized as actors and partners in promoting peace and security. The three bodies have acknowledged that youth are partners who have continued to play an important…
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COMESA Enhancing the Leather Value Chain in Eswatini

Over 150 artisans have been trained in various areas of the Leather Value chain in the Kingdom of Eswatini with support from the European Development Fund through the Regional Integration Support Mechanism (RISM). Specifically, the project has trained artisans in footwear design and making, leather goods design and making, vegetable tanning and on the establishment…
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Measures in Member States in Response to COVID-19

Measures in COMESA MS in Response to Covid Vol 19 _ 28 August

Virtual Regional Consultation on Southern Africa Youth Roles in Silencing the Guns in Africa

We are pleased to inform you that COMESA in collaboration with SADC and the AU has organised a Virtual Regional Consultation on Southern Africa Youth Roles in Silencing the Guns in Africa which will be held on Friday 28th of August 2020 from 1400H. You are cordially invited to attend. The link to register for…
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