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COMESA Mourns President Mugabe- SG Signs Book of Condolences

September 17, 2019 Posted by: Philip Kambafwile Category: Latest News Secretary General (SG) Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe on Thursday 12 September visited the Embassy of Zimbabwe in Lusaka and signed the book of condolences opened for the former President H.E Robert Gabriel Mugabe. She was accompanied by the Assistant Secretary General, Administration and Finance Dr Dev […]

Central Banks Trained in “Modeling Expected Credit Losses Under IFRS9”

September 17, 2019 Posted by: Philip Kambafwile Category: Latest News Representatives from twelve Central Banks from Member States have been trained in “Modelling Expected Credit Losses Under International Financial Reporting Standard – (IFRS9)”. The training was organised by the COMESA Monetary Institute (CMI) in Nairobi, Kenya from 26th to 30th August, 2019. CMI Director Mr […]

Four National Content Developers get Training on 50 Million Women Project

September 17, 2019 Posted by: Philip Kambafwile Category: Latest News National content developers from four COMESA Member States have been trained on the use of the 50 Million African Women Speak platform (50MAWSP) at the COMESA headquarters in Lusaka, Zambia. The 9-11 September 2019 induction workshop brought together national content developers from Comoros, Democratic Republic […]

Finance Experts call for Revision of Regional Macroeconomic Convergence Criteria

September 17, 2019 Posted by: Philip Kambafwile Category: Latest News Finance experts from Ministries of Finance and Central Banks from the region have called for the revision of the COMESA macroeconomic convergence criteria and the road map to the Monetary Union. This was revealed during the Second Meeting of the Committee of Experts on Finance […]

Brokk launches new Concrete Crusher models for reinforced concrete applications

Brokk, a leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, has launched three new concrete crusher models — the CC440, CC480 and CC580. The attachments, manufactured by Brokk’s German sister company, Darda®, offer contractors a high-performance tool for Brokk’s Next Generation SmartPower™ series, increasing operator safety and productivity on a variety of tough demolition jobs including top-down […]

New report indicates U.S. highway conditions continue to deteriorate

Photo courtesy of The Reason Foundation’s 24th Annual Highway Report indicates that the nation’s highway conditions are deteriorating, especially in several states struggling to repair deficient bridges, maintain Interstate pavement, and reduce urban traffic congestion. “In looking at the nation’s highway system as a whole, there was a decades-long trend of incremental improvement in most […]