Saudi Arabia is looking to enhance relations with countries in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa by establishing new areas of investment and development through the COMESA Secretariat.
COMESA Business Summit
Five Regional Economic Communities (RECs) are set to benefit from a new €8 million project: Enhancement of Governance and Enabling Environment in the ICT sector (EGEE-ICT), funded by the European Union.
The government of India expressed interest to enhance its level of collaboration and partnership with COMESA.
The COMESA Federation of Women in Business (COMFWB) in collaboration with the African E-Trade Group (Ae-Trade) has launched the online Platform Sokokuu to traders in the COMESA region to conduct cross border trade using ICT as a tool to minimize physical barriers.
An estimated $905 million intra-COMESA exports were lost last year due to the response measures that member states applied to mitigate the Covid-19 pandemic.
Five Ugandan innovators qualified for the final leg of a competition sponsored by Jack Ma Foundation, a non-profit founded by China's richest man Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba, the eCommerce giant.
As they wait four more countries needed to reach the threshold of 14 ratifications required to enable the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) enter into force, ministers from the tripartite group have set June 2021 as the deadline.
By Kampala Post Reporter
President Yoweri Musevani is in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, to attend the Source 21 COMESA International Trade Fair and Business Summit at the invitation of his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta.