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COMESA Master’s Degree Programme in Regional Integration

The COMESA Master’s Degree Programme in Regional Integration is a postgraduate training Programme being sponsored by Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the European Union (EU) and the Organization of Africa, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) through the Project known as ‘Enhancing COMESA Capacity in Trade Policy Analysis, Research and Training for Deeper […]

Bollé Safety now offers prescription options for Trivex Safety Glasses

Bollé Safety now offers prescription options for Trivex Safety Glasses Global eye protection specialist Bollé Safety now provides Trivex, with a high-performance, high-technology prescription lens providing maximum security and great optical properties to ensure the best safety in a work environment. The best of CR39 and polycarbonate in addition to unique features. Bollé Safety’s latest […]

COMESA: Regional Enterprise Competitiveness and Access to Markets Programme (RECAMP): 2021 Call for Proposals to the Technical Assistance Facility

The COMESA Secretariat is inviting its member States to submit requests for support to the Technical Assistance Facility (TAF). The Facility aims at providing member States with technical and financial resources to implement at national level commitments made under Result 1 of the 11 European Development Fund (EDF) COMESA Regional Enterprise Competitiveness and Access to […]

Topcon puts racetracks in podium position

Topcon puts racetracks in podium position Regular monitoring and maintenance is an essential practice when it comes to roads and highways to ensure the safety of road users. However, it’s on the racetrack that level surfaces can make a real difference to drivers’ safety, as well as their performance. To ensure a smooth ride, with […]

ECOWAS holds validation workshop on the draft data collection report for the study to update the ECOWAS energy policy

Abuja, Nigeria, April 15, 2021. The ECOWAS Commission has held, on 15 and 16 April 2021, a validation workshop on the data collection report which will form the basis for the development of an updated ECOWAS Region-al Energy Policy. The event which took the form of a virtual zoom meeting was organized by ECOWAS Directorate […]

STRABAG wins major €153m motorway contract in Poland

STRABAG wins major €153m motorway contract in Poland STRABAG, the European-based construction technology group, has won a large motorway construction contract in Poland. The group’s Polish subsidiary was awarded the € 153 million design-and-build contract by the country’s General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA). The 18.75 km section of the A2 between Siedlce […]

COMESA Regions Inflation Rate Rises to 96.7%

The year on year, inflation rate (annual percentage change) in the COMESA region as measured by the Harmonized Consumer Price Index (HCPI-COMESA) stood at 96.7% for the month of January 2021, up from 94.1% registered in January 2020. A year earlier, the rate was 31.6%. It means that the prices of goods and services as […]