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Innovations Unveiled at the COMESA Research Forum

September 6, 2019 Posted by: Mwangi Gakunga Category: Latest News, News Nairobi, Friday, September 5, 2019: New innovative products that provides solutions to contemporary challenges, were unveiled at the 6th COMESA Annual Research Forum that took place in Nairobi, 2 – 6 September 2019. Five transformative innovations focusing on new products, new methods of production […]

Master of Regional Integration

September 6, 2019 Posted by: comesa1@admin Category: Employment Department of Economic Theory Master of Regional Integration Virtual and open learning mode: Main Campus Minimum entry requirements At least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) bachelors degree from Kenyatta University or any other recognized institution of Comparable status OR A holder of Second Class (Lower Division) […]

Bridge on Fla.-Ga. Line collapses, leads to two crashes

Photo courtesy of Decatur County Sheriff’s Office – Georgia. A two-lane bridge span on Hutchinson Ferry Road northwest of Tallahassee, Fla., near the Florida-Georgia Line, collapsed before daylight on Wednesday morning, August 21, WFLA Channel 8 News reports. The bridge collapsed and fell into the river below. According to the news agency, two vehicles that […]

Go Easy on Stringent Intellectual Property Rights – Research

September 4, 2019 Posted by: Mwangi Gakunga Category: Latest News, News Nairobi, Wednesday, September 4, 2019: Policy makers in COMESA and developing countries should be cautious when instituting regulations that emphasize stringent Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). According to research findings presented at the ongoing 6th COMESA Annual Research Forum in Nairobi, Kenya, strong IPR may […]

CONSULTANCY SERVICES TO IMPLEMENT HARMONISED REGULATORY/TECHNICAL FRAMEWORKS AND SYNTHESIZED RENEWABLE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY STRATEGIES IN THE EA-SA-IO REGION UNDER THE EU PROJECT ON ENHANCEMENT OF A SUSTAINABLE REGIONAL ENERGY MARKET IN EASTERN AFRICA, SOUTHERN AFRICA, AND INDIAN OCEAN (EA-SA-IO) REGION

September 3, 2019 Posted by: comesa1@admin Category: Consultancies The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a regional grouping of 22 African States which have agreed to promote regional integration through trade development and investment. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is a regional economic community comprising 15 Member States; Angola, Botswana, Democratic […]

High Turnout Marks the Start of the 6th COMESA Annual Research Forum

September 2, 2019 Posted by: Mwangi Gakunga Category: Latest News, News Nairobi, Monday, September 2, 2019: The Sixth COMESA Annual Research Forum begun today in Nairobi, Kenya on a high note with 80 delegates officials from COMESA Member States, leading academic institutions, policy research think tanks and innovators in science and technology from the COMESA […]

Development of application software & supply of hardware for Transport Registers & Information Platform System (TRIPS)

September 2, 2019 Posted by: comesa1@admin Category: Open Tenders The Multilateral Cross Border Road Transport Agreement to be signed among the 25 participating member states of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite, requires the implementation of the Transport Registers and Information Platform System (TRIPS) to facilitate the exchange of information relating to driver, vehicle and operator information, transgressing […]

Nyerere — “Knowledge is Power”

SANF 19 no 41Julius Nyerere, who was affectionately addressed as Mwalimu (Teacher), recognized the key role of knowledge as a strategic resource for freedom and development. As Chairman of the Front Line States, he motivated for the establishment of the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC), and became the Founding Patron. SARDC was established […]

SADC weather experts discuss 2019/20 rainfall projection

SANF 19 no 40 Weather experts from across southern Africa are meeting in Angola where they are expected to develop a regional consensus climate update forecast for the 2019/20 agricultural season.         The seasonal forecast to be produced by the 23rd Southern African Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF-23) is aimed at improving the contribution of national […]

39th SADC Summit calls for deeper integration

SANF 19 no 39 – by Kizito Sikuka in Dar es Salaam, TanzaniaSouthern Africa has put in place various measures aimed at advancing regional integration. The measures are contained in a communique released soon after the 39th Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit held in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania on 17-18 August. […]