COMESA raises the alarm on illicit financial flows and money laundering linked to piracy and other maritime crimes

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) participated to the 2nd Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security and the 22nd Plenary Session of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia which were held in Mauritius from 18 to 20 June 2019. Organised by the…
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La Stratégie industrielle du COMESA est désormais en cours d’exécution

Le 21 juin, les Ministres ayant en charge l’Industrie dans les 21 États membres ou leurs représentants ont approuvé le Plan d’action et les Lignes directrices régionales de la Politique de contenu local, lors de leur 3e réunion tenue à Nairobi (Kenya). Cette étape a ouvert la voie à la mise en œuvre de la…
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COMESA Industrial Strategy Cleared for Implementation

Nairobi, Friday, June 21, 2019: The implementation of the COMESA Industrial Strategy has officially begun following the approval of an Action Plan and Regional Guidelines on Local Content Policy Ministers responsible for industry from the 21 Member States and their representatives adopted the two instruments today during the closure of the 3rd COMESA Ministerial Committee…
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COMESA Source 21 High Level Business Summit on Course

Nairobi, Thursday, June 20, 2019: Preparations for hosting the Source 21 COMESA High Level Business Summit and International Trade Fair to be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 17 to 21 July 2019 are at advanced stage. The event will be jointly hosted at the Kenyatta International Conference Center, by the COMESA Business Council (CBC) in collaboration with…
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Implementation of the Regional Industrial Strategy set to begin as COMESA Ministers Meet

Nairobi, Thursday, June 20, 2019: Ministers responsible for industry and infrastructure began a two days meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. Among the key outcomes of the meeting is the  approval of the Action Plan of the COMESA Industrial Strategy and Regional Guidelines on Local Content Policy by the ministers of industry. The adoption of the two instruments will pave…
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COMESA Gazette Volume No 22

COMESA Gazette Volume 22

15 pays du COMESA ont mis en place un Fonds pour le développement routier

Quinze des 21 pays du Marché commun de l’Afrique orientale et australe (COMESA) ont mis en place un fonds routier et une agence de développement routier dédiés à la maintenance et au développement des routes pour les réseaux routiers régionaux et nationaux. Il s’agit des pays suivants: Burundi, Djibouti, Égypte, Érythrée, Eswatini, Éthiopie, Kenya, Libye,…
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15 COMESA Countries have Established Road Development Funds

Nairobi, Tuesday, June 18, 2019: Fifteen out of 21 countries in the Common market for Eastern and Southern Africa, (COMESA) have established dedicated Road Funds and Road Development Agencies to undertake maintenance, and development of roads for both the regional and national road networks. These are: Burundi, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi,…
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Focus on Industrialization as COMESA Infrastructure and Industry Experts Meet

Nairobi, Monday, June 17, 2019: The COMESA region has experienced a robust annual real GDP growth of close to 6.5%, but this has not led to economic transformation of the region. According to Principal Secretary in charge of Industry in Kenya, Ms. Betty Maina, this disparity has resulted from preoccupation with low value-added products and…
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Regional Air Transport Liberalization Programme on Course

Nairobi, Monday, June 17, 2019: Six COMESA countries have so far signed the Commitment towards establishment of a single African Air Transport Market. The signing of the instrument, also known as the Solemn Yammassoukro Commitment (YC), by Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Swaziland and Zimbabwe, puts the regional Air Transport liberalisation programme on course. This was…
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