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ECOWAS E-commerce Experts meet to discuss the development of the Regional E-commerce Strategy

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The ECOWAS Commission and the United Nation Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) convened a meeting on 18 November, 2021 with E-commerce focal points from the region to present the project on the development of the regional E-commerce strategy. Information and communication technologies (ICT) with the advent of the internet have revolutionized the economic exchange […]

COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE TWENTY FIRST SUMMIT OF THE COMESA AUTHORITY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT

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THE TWENTY FIRST SUMMIT OF THE AUTHORITY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT OF THE COMMON MARKET FOR EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA was hosted in Hybrid Format at Almasa International Conference Centre, New Administrative Capital Cairo, and the Arab Republic of Egypt on 23 November 2021, under the theme: “Building Resilience Through Strategic Digital Economic […]

T-Levels may be the key to unlocking Modern Methods of Construction in the UK

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T-Levels may be the key to unlocking Modern Methods of Construction in the UK Sarah Wales-Canning, associate in the construction and engineering team at law firm Womble Bond Dickinson looks into the potential of T Levels to support new talent into Modern Methods of Construction (MMC). T Levels, which were co-created by the UK Government […]

Improving the UK’s infrastructure with Highways in the sky

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Improving the UK’s infrastructure with Highways in the sky The country’s shortage of HGV drivers highlights the need to reimagine how we move goods across the UK. The world is on the cusp of a revolution in aviation, as the implementation of electric and autonomous flight gives us a unique opportunity to not only embrace a […]

ECOWAS officially launches Security Sector Reform and Governance Policy Framework (SSRG)

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With the objective of informing all stakeholders in the ECOWAS region of the Security Sector Reform and Governance Policy Framework (SSRG), The ECOWAS Regional Security Division (RSD) on November 11th, 2021 hosted an official launch ceremony in Abuja Nigeria. Organised with the support of the GIZ- ECOWAS Peace and Security Architecture and Operations (EPSAO), a […]

COMESA Leaders focus on up-scaling investment in health

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COMESA Heads of State have today urged Member States to scale up investment in research and innovation in the health sector and to prioritize all programmes that would enhance socio-economic recovery and generate more resilient societies that are ready to respond to disasters that may come. In their communique issued at the end of their […]

THE SUPPLY OF METROLOGY EQUIPMENT

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The COMESA Secretariat has set aside funds for the procurement of various goods and services during the financial year 2021. It is intended that part of the proceeds of the fund will be used to cover eligible payment under the contract for the SUPPLY OF METROLOGY EQUIPMENT. The COMESA Secretariat now invites tenders from eligible […]

EIB supporting two bus rapid transit systems in Indonesia

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EIB supporting two bus rapid transit systems in Indonesia The European Investment Bank (EIB), the climate bank of the European Union, has announced its plans to finance two bus rapid transit systems (BRT) in the cities of Batam and Makassar in the Republic of Indonesia. The EIB financing will be a part of wider Team […]

Cat’s new 120 GC Motor Grader maximises reliability with lower operating costs

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Cat’s new 120 GC Motor Grader maximises reliability with lower operating costs Complementing the Cat® motor grader offering, the new Cat 120 GC Motor Grader offers the right balance of high-performance features with reduced fuel consumption, low maintenance costs and easy-to-operate controls. Excelling in low- to medium-duty applications, the new 120 GC delivers reliable, low-cost operation […]

Development partners urged to strengthen Peace & Security Collaboration with ECOWAS

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Abuja, Nigeria , November 19, 2021. The ECOWAS flagship peace and security project, supported by the European Union and other development partners has come to a close with stakeholders calling for the consolidation and sustainability of the project’s remarkable gains. The Euro 29-million European Union Support to ECOWAS Regional Peace, Security and Stability Mandate Programme […]