Tag: Logistics

COMESA Business Council hosts it’s 1st Regional Consultative and Business Linkages Forum 2017

COMESA Business Council hosts it’s 1st Regional Consultative and Business Linkages Forum 2017

04 Dec 17  News
On the 6th and 7th December 2017, various agro-industry players from the two transport corridors (North and North South) will gather in Nairobi, Kenya at the Hilton Hotel...
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23 Nov 17  News
On the CFTA’s scope: Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe highlighted the fact that historically, the CFTA would be the largest trade agreement in terms of members and potential since the co...
Caucus seeks to integrate land-linked countries into maritime transport

Caucus seeks to integrate land-linked countries into maritime transport

23 Nov 17  News
Experts in port management, policy makers and financiers from across Africa began a two-day meeting in Zambia on 22 November 2017 to explore how to reshape policy and harness the b...
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22 Nov 17  News
African Group perspective on MC11: draft Ministerial Decision on electronic commerce The AfDB posts a series of EOIs for the Tripartite Capacity Building Programme: Programme coor...
‘Over 50% trucks in Apapa have no business in port’

‘Over 50% trucks in Apapa have no business in port’

22 Nov 17  News
A new report released by a leading maritime consulting firm has said that more than half of the container trucks visiting Apapa, Lagos, daily have no immediate business to transact...
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10 Nov 17  News
Featured African trade tweets: @AnnMbiruru: Good news for transporters from Dar. Only 3 police roadblocks are official in Tanzania between Dar es Salaam and Mutukula, said TZ Pres...
One-Stop Border Posts to pilot MoveAfrica’s Traffic Light System

One-Stop Border Posts to pilot MoveAfrica’s Traffic Light System

10 Nov 17  News
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Committee of Ministers of Transport have endorsed Beitbridge, Kazungula, Kasumbalesa and Chirundu One-Stop Border Posts for the pi...
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08 Nov 17  News
Underway in Moroni, Comoros: the 21st Meeting of Intergovernmental Committee of Experts – Eastern Africa on the theme Transformative growth in Eastern Africa – catalysts and co...
Chirundu OSBP improvement plan coming

Chirundu OSBP improvement plan coming

08 Nov 17  News
Africa’s pioneer One-Stop-Border Post, located between Zambia and Zimbabwe at Chirundu, is no longer operating as efficiently as originally intended, Minister of Finance Felix Mu...
SADC Ministers responsible for Transport and Meteorology meet in Lilongwe, Malawi

SADC Ministers responsible for Transport and Meteorology meet in Lilongwe, Malawi

06 Nov 17  News
The SADC Ministers responsible for Transport and Meteorology Sectors took place from 30th October to 3rd November 2017 at the Bingu International Conference Centre in Lil...
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26 Oct 17  News
AGOA Forum 2017: the report of the conference proceedings is published Underway, in Dar: 2nd phase of training on the Tariff Reform Impact Simulation Tool. [Details of an earlier ...
Low shipping connectivity makes weaker economies more vulnerable

Low shipping connectivity makes weaker economies more vulnerable

26 Oct 17  News
​In a globalized world, trade, communication and finance depend on the possibilities for people, companies and societies to connect, and there is a growing rift between the best-...
Official launch of the Tripartite Transport & Transit Facilitation Programme (TTTFP)

Official launch of the Tripartite Transport & Transit Facilitation Programme (TTTFP)

26 Oct 17  News
The high ratio of landlocked countries, the long distances to gateway ports, the lack of an integrated and liberalised road transport market in the East and Southern African region...
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23 Oct 17  News
Today, in Arusha: EAC Development Partners Consultative Forum on the 5th EAC Development Strategy. Concept note (pdf): The overall objective is to provide existing and potenti...
Trade logistics and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Trade logistics and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

23 Oct 17  News
Can transport and trade logistics make development more socially inclusive and environmentally friendly? The fifth session of the Multi-year Expert Meeting on Transport, Trade Log...
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20 Oct 17  News
Digital innovation in trade finance: have we reached a tipping point? (Swift) The Boston Consulting Group published a white paper, to which SWIFT contributed, on digital innovatio...
COMESA adopts revised RCTG Operations Manual

COMESA adopts revised RCTG Operations Manual

20 Oct 17  News
The Council of the Regional Customs Transit Guarantee Scheme (RCTG) has adopted the revised Operations Manual with amendments and decided that it should be circulated to all member...
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19 Oct 17  News
From the UN’s Africa Week 2017: remarks by Amina J. Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Today, regional blocks in South and Central America, Southeast Asia and Chi...
Better roads and automation cut East Africa freight costs

Better roads and automation cut East Africa freight costs

19 Oct 17  News
The cost of transporting a 40 foot (ft) container between Mombasa and Kampala, Kenya’s biggest transit trade market, has gone down 34.2 per cent in the last four years on the bac...
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12 Oct 17  News
CFTA negotiations: chief negotiators conclude 7th round of negotiations (AU) The negotiators (2-7 October) made substantial progress towards the conclusion of CFTA negotiations an...