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Common mistakes that increase machine downtime

Keeping machines up and running – and earning – is of utmost importance and here are five of the most common unnecessary maintenance issues that affect machine downtime and how to avoid them. Not reading the operator’s manual Volvo machines include a whole host of features designed to enhance performance and ease of operability. Updated […]

ELE shortlisted for British Engineering Excellence Award

ELE International has been shortlisted for the British Engineering Excellence Awards 2019. ELE’s selection relates to the development of a new soils testing instrument, which will compete in the ‘New Mechanical Product of the Year’ category. The new AUTO Soils Consolidator (ASC) has been developed for the construction industry to automate one of the most […]

Sufficient rainfall forecast for SADC during 2019/20 season

SANF 19 no 42 The regional rainfall pattern for the 2019/20 agricultural season is encouraging as parts of southern Africa are expected to receive adequate rainfall in the first half of the season. This is an improvement from the previous season where less rainfall resulted in adverse impacts on agriculture, water resources and hydropower generation […]

COMESA Virtual University Programme Kicks-off

September 7, 2019 Posted by: Mwangi Gakunga Category: Latest News, News Nairobi, Saturday, September 7, 2019: The first steps to establish the COMESA University of Regional Integration has begun with the launch of a virtual Masters Degree programme at the Kenyatta University of Kenya. The Master of Regional Integration (MRI) programme is designed for government […]

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 […]