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Zambia Readies to Deal with Structural Vulnerabilities under the COMESA Early Warning System Support

Lusaka, July 24, 2020: COMESA has been hosting national multi-stakeholders’ consultative forums to sensitize Member States on its Early Warning (COMWARN) System Vulnerability Assessments (SVAs) to establish response measures that can help in the reduction of such vulnerabilities.  So far, four countries including Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya and lately Zambia have been covered. On 24 July…
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eCOMESA Newsletter Issue No. 632

In this Edition 1. Free Flow of Traffic Across COMESA, EAC, SADC Expected 2. COMESA COVID-19 Food Security Response Plan Underway 3.Zambia Readies to Deal with Structuralm Vulnerabilities under the COMESA Early Warning System Support 4. Sudan’s New Law Allowing Women to Travel with their Children Hailed 5. Taking Stock of the Implementation of Regional…
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Taking Stock of the Implementation of Regional Guidelines, two Months After

There is need for establishment of a public-private border management consultative committee to foster dialogue, collaboration and awareness on new regulatory requirements and response mechanism. This will provide a framework for continued intra-regional trade during the COVID-19 Pandemic. This was part of the recommendations that emerged from virtual a virtual meeting with regional stakeholders from…
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Provision of Security Services – Tender No. CS/ADM/14-07/04

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa is a regional grouping of nineteen African States which have agreed to cooperate in the development of their respective economies through regional integration and trade development. COMESA seeks to appoint a professional security company to provide security services at its premises along Ben Bella Road. COMESA now…
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45.6% COVID-19 Recoveries in COMESA Region

The regional COVID-19 recovery rate in COMESA stands at 45.57%, which is an improvement from figures recorded one week ago. A total of 84,414 people have recovered out of 185,249 confirmed cases and 2,018,130 tests conducted. Read more: COVID-19-Situational-Update-23

Individual Consultant – Rules of Origin

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has received financing from the African Development Bank towards the cost of the Tripartite Capacity Building Programme (TCBP), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Consultancy for the services of Rules of Origin Expert based…
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Individual Consultant – Non-Tariff Barriers Expert

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has received financing from the African Development Bank towards the cost of the Tripartite Capacity Building Programme (TCBP), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Consultancy for the services of Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) Expert, to…
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Individual Consultant – Programme Coordinator

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has received financing from the African Development Bank towards the cost of the Tripartite Capacity Building Programme (TCBP) – II, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Consultancy for the services of a Programme Coordinator…
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Zambian PSs Trained on the COMESA Early Warning System

Lusaka, Friday, 24 July 2020: Selected Permanent Secretaries (PSs) from the Zambian Government, their representatives and members of the civil society have been sensitized about the COMESA Early Warning System Vulnerability Assessments (COMWARN SVAs) strategy and the Continental Structural Vulnerability and Resilience Assessment (CSVRA). The one-day session was conducted in Chisamba, 50 kilometers north of…
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FEMCOM Zimbabwe Launches Women’s Bank

The Federation of National Association of Women in Business, Zimbabwe Chapter has reached a new milestone with the launch of a micro-finance institution to support women economic empowerment. The institution, known as Empowered Woman Excel SAACO Bank, which was launched last month targets women in various sectors including agribusiness, teaching, mining, handicrafts and textiles, transportation,…
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