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COMESA’S PRELIMINARY STATEMENT ON ZAMBIA ELECTIONS – 2021

Lusaka, Saturday, August 14, 2021: COMESA Election Observer Mission to Zambia has issued its preliminary statement on the conduct of the General Elections in Zambia. The statement was issued in Lusaka today by the Mission Leader Amb. Ashraf Rashed, during a joint Press Conference with the African Union Observer Mission. COMESA PRELIMINARY STATEMENT ON ZAMBIA…
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COMESA- Africa CDC joint initiative to promote vaccination in Member States

August 4, 2021: In a joint initiative to strengthen the uptake of the Covid-19 vaccines in the region, COMESA in partnership with the African Union – Centre for Disease Control is conducting a two-day experience-sharing webinar for Member States from 4 to 5 August 2021 The event is driven by the need to address the…
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Kenya’s huge infrastructure investment wins praise from COMESA ministers’meeting

Kenya’s huge infrastructure investment win praise from COMESA ministers

Kenya joins initiative to prevent conflicts in COMESA region

  Kenya joins initiative to prevent conflicts in COMESA region  

Zambia Receives Fuel Meters Calibration Equipment Worth $155,000

Lusaka, Tuesday, March 16, 2021: COMESA has handed over to the Zambian government a mobile Prover worth USD155,000 to be used by the national metrology agency. Mobile Prover is used in calibration of bulk meters in the fuel sector to increases accuracy in the standards used thus enhancing confidence in the quantity purchased or sold.…
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COMESA Sub-delegates Upgrading of Chirundu Border Post to Zimbabwe Worth €4.1million

Friday, February 26, 2021: COMESA and Zimbabwe have signed an agreement that sub-delegates the implementation of Coordinated Border Management activities, Trade and Transport Facilitation programme at the Chirundu border post. The sub-delegated activities are worth Euro 4.1 million to support upgrading of priority cross-border infrastructure and equipment at Chirundu border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. This…
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COMESA COVID-19 Food Security Response Plan Underway

Lusaka, Tuesday, July 28, 2020: The COMESA Secretariat has developed a draft COVID-19 Regional Food and Nutrition Security Response Plan to improve agricultural productivity, enhance access to competitive markets and trade in agri-food commodities in the region. Implementation of the Plan is expected to create synergies and complement existing initiatives in the region and Member…
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COVID-19 in COMESA: Situational Update #22

COVID-19 in COMESA_Situational Update #22

USD 2.3 Million Project to Support DR Congo FEMCOM Chapter, as President Tshisekedi Visits Pavilion  

The COMESA National Federation of National Associations of Women in Business (FEMCOM) Chapter in DR Congo has embarked on a $2,300,000 project to support women in business. Among the businesses earmarked include production and marketing of local fresh foods and smoked foods, fruits and vegetables. Others are value-added agricultural products and those involved in the…
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Adopting ICT is Critical in Post Covid-19 Trade Facilitation Programmes in COMESA Region

It’s close to two months since COMESA developed and issued guidelines for movement of goods and services across the region during the COVID-19 Pandemic. During this period, there has been a notable adherence to the guidelines and the advisories provided by World Customs Organisation (WCO) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) at…
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