Category: Press Releases

COMESA Sub-delegates to Zambia, the Upgrading of Selected Border Posts

Friday, November 27, 2020: COMESA and the government of Zambia have signed an agreement that sub-delegates the implementation of coordinated border management activities and trade and transport facilitation programme in three border posts in the country. The sub-delegated activities are worth Euro 6,688,560 and will support upgrading of priority cross-border infrastructure and equipment at Mwami,…
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Media Advisory: Joint African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) and Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) consultations to enhance the role of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in peace and security matters.

What:    Joint African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) and Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) consultations to enhance the role of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in peace and security matters.             When:          16th – 21st November 2020 Where:         Fringilla Lodge, Chisamba Who:            ECOSOCC, COMESA and Zambian CSOs  Why:       To…
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Continental and Regional Trade Regimes Need Proper Management to Succeed

PRESS RELEASE Monday, October 19, 2020: There is need for proper management of the interface between the continental and the regional free trade regimes to generate a range of win-win outcomes for various stakeholders in Africa’s integration agenda. According to Dr. Stephen Karingi, the Director, Capacity Building Development at the United Nations Economic Commission for…
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PRESS RELEASE: Outcome of the Meeting on CBC’s Engagement with Regional Financial Services Regulators, Towards Harmonization of Policies for an Integrated Digital Common Payment Scheme for MSMEs

Wednesday, 14th October 2020, Lusaka – “Digital payment systems are a focus area on course to improving the efficiency and performance of SMEs in the region. This is therefore a very important forum which provides Government to Business, Business to Business and Business to Consumer, key policy aspects that needs to be addressed in order…
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CBC to Engage Regional Financial Services Regulators Towards Harmonization of Policies for an Integrated Digital Common Payment Scheme for MSMEs

Monday, 12th October 2020, Lusaka – “Among the challenges impacting industry competitiveness, is the lack of an affordable and effective platform which accommodates digital cross-border payments by SMEs. In an effort to address this challenge, CBC’s Digital Financial Inclusion program, piloted in 9 countries (Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), is…
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Press Statement

Tripartite Sectoral Ministerial Committee on Legal Affairs Endorses Legal Instruments for Tripartite Transport and Transit Facilitation Press Statement – Tripartite Ministers Endorse Legal Instruments on Transport

Press Release – Energy Infrastructure Devpt will Unlock the Region’s Potential

Press Release – Energy Infrastructure Devpt will Unlock the Region’s Potential

Press Release RCTG Mobile App Launched – ARA

Press Release RCTG Mobile App Launched – ARA