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Comesa to set up team on digital free trade area

Comesa to set up team on digital free trade area

26 Jul 18  News
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) plans to set up a team to oversee the implementation of the Digital Free Trade Area (DFTA). The DFTA is an online pl...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Jul 18  News
Underway, in Nairobi: African Union E-Commerce Conference The main expected outputs of the conference are: (i) Roadmap for the development of an African e-commerce strategy, which...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jul 18  News
Forthcoming African trade and infrastructure events:   Pre-TICAD energy sector and Africa Investment Forum seminar (2 August, Tokyo) UNCTAD's The rise of Africa's Digital Li...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Jul 18  News
A preview: SADC Industrialisation Week (30 July - 1 August, Windhoek) on the theme of Promoting infrastructure and youth empowerment for sustainable development.  Register her...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Jul 18  News
Featured tweet, @WTOAccessions: Did you know that 9 of the 22 countries in the queue for WTO membership are from the African continent? Download: Latest WTO Accessions Newsletter, ...
Speech by Secretary General of COMESA Mr Sindiso Ngwenya during the opening of the 38th COMESA Council of Ministers

Speech by Secretary General of COMESA Mr Sindiso Ngwenya during the opening of the 38th COMESA Council of Ministers

16 Jul 18  News
Address at the COMESA Summit 2018 It is a distinct honor and privilege for me to make my last address to the COMESA Council of Ministers in as the Outgoing Secretary General of th...
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13 Jul 18  News
The Ministerial session of the Sectoral Council of Ministers Responsible for EAC Affairs and Planning takes place tomorrow in Burundi. African Business interview with Prof Carlos ...
Kenya seeks fresh Comesa sugar import safeguard

Kenya seeks fresh Comesa sugar import safeguard

13 Jul 18  News
Kenya has once again written to the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) seeking protection against importation of cheap sugar from the region. The move comes ju...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Jun 18  News
Underway, in Dar es Salaam: Workshop on establishing a National Trade Facilitation Roadmap in Tanzania (25-29 June) Underway, in Victoria Falls: NEPAD Agency, PIDA_Africa strategi...
Comesa cues African states against protectionism as free trade takes effect

Comesa cues African states against protectionism as free trade takes effect

25 Jun 18  News
A regional body has urged African states to seek alternative ways of protecting some sectors of their economy as a continental free trade area takes effect. The African Continenta...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Jun 18  News
African trade and regional integration event listings: (i) Underway, in Nairobi: AU experts meeting on the Services Sector Development Programme. The UNECA’s Jamie Macleod: “K...
COMESA searching for solutions to transform and sustain competitive businesses

COMESA searching for solutions to transform and sustain competitive businesses

19 Jun 18  News
The COMESA-Connect Industry Dialogue set for June 21st to 22nd, in Kigali, will bring together high level technical expertise from the public and private sector to provide common s...
South Africa on ratification of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area

South Africa on ratification of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area

14 Jun 18  News
Presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry on 13 June 2018 The Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) was launched in June 2015 in Egypt. Negotiations of the legal t...
African countries urged to support and grow local investors and entrepreneurs

African countries urged to support and grow local investors and entrepreneurs

14 Jun 18  News
African countries have been challenged to support and grow local investors and entrepreneurs to counter the fickleness of international investment flows. The Economic Commission f...
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28 May 18  News
Nigeria and the AfCFTA: National stakeholders’ sensitization and consultations, conducted by the NOTN, continue this week. Today’s consultation will be held in Calabar (South-S...
Kenya risks missing Comesa deadline for sugar sector reforms

Kenya risks missing Comesa deadline for sugar sector reforms

28 May 18  News
Kenya is likely to miss the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) deadline for liberalising the sugar industry due to wrangles between governors and the Privatisat...
COMESA-EAC-SADC Immigration Chiefs discuss free movement

COMESA-EAC-SADC Immigration Chiefs discuss free movement

25 May 18  News
Chiefs of Immigration departments from the COMESA, EAC and SADC regions held a two-day meeting in Nairobi this week to discuss ways of introducing free movement of business persons...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 May 18  News
Diarise: NILDS workshop on ECOWAS common currency (23 June, Abuja) Former South African president, Thabo Mbeki, has been elected as the new Chairperson of the Board of the South C...
Member States urged to honour their funding obligations to COMESA

Member States urged to honour their funding obligations to COMESA

18 May 18  News
The 37th Meeting of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Administrative and Budgetary matters came to an end on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the COMESA Secretariat...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 May 18  News
Diarise: Moving forward with the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area – opportunities and challenges (24 May, Wilson Center, Washington). The speakers: D...

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