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Forget China, think local

New report by EPRC echoes global procurement experts on post-COVID business | THE INDEPENDENT | Businesses in Uganda should build new supply chains following the disruption to their old ones caused by the outbreak of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19. That is one of many takeaways from a business climate survey …

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Coronavirus: COMESA agency issues tough warning to companies

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The Lusaka based COMESA Competition Commission (CCC) on March 17th issued a warning to companies and individuals that are selling products which are not medically tested and approved which they claim can treat or prevent the world pandemic, coronavirus. Signed by George K. Lipimile, the director and …

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COMESA sees more business mergers, acquisitions

Executives urge ‘sleeping giants’ to quickly enact competition law for job creation Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | There are mega opportunities that mergers and acquisitions are creating within the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA). Statistics from the Zambian-based COMESA Competition Commission (CCC) that oversees transactions in …

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COMESA, African Union holding climate change financing meeting

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Secretariat in collaboration with the African Union Commission and the United Nations Development Programme’s Regional Service Centre for Africa are holding a training workshop for member states on green/climate financing. on August 1-2 in Harare, Zimbabwe. A media …

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COMESA to hold climate change meeting in Zimbabwe

  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa secretariat will hold a two-day training workshop to build capacity for member states in what it is calling ‘target indicator tracking and implementation’ of the Transparency Clause of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change, …

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COMESA trade barriers

COMESA: Experts call for harmonisation of standards within the trading bloc Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa bloc presents huge opportunities for businesses but a number of challenges remain. Delegates from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Malawi said at a recent meeting …

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COMESA to boost regional seed trade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, is set to introduce the use and distribution of seed labels and certificates as a way of improving access to quality seeds in the region. This is because more than 130 million people in the region …

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