CTC director appointed Comesa commissioner

ZIMBABWE's Competition and Tariff Commission director, Ms Ellen Ruparanganda, has been sworn in as one of the nine commissioners for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) Competit...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 July 2018


Stop exporting raw hides, Comesa told

ZIMBABWE and her peers within the Comesa region should stop exporting raw hides and scale up value-addition initiatives in order to benefit from the $130 billion global leather industry, the programme...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 July 2018


Comesa plans to set up regional energy regulator

THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) plans to establish a regional energy regulatory authority to enhance sustainable energy investment and development.Comesa is a regional group...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 July 2018


Comesa Summit appoints Ngwenya successor

DELEGATES to the 20th Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) Heads of States and Government Summit will appoint a new secretary general to the regional trading body next month to take ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 June 2018


Comesa confident of free, fair Zim elections

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) yesterday expressed confidence that the situation obtaining on the ground would see Zimbabwe conducting peaceful, free and fair harmonised el...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 May 2018


Comesa hunts for Ngwenya successor

THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) has started hunting for a candidate to replace the secretary-general, Mr Sindiso Ngwenya, whose tenure expires later this year.Mr Ngwenya, a ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 January 2018


Comesa explores ways to reshape policy

STAKEHOLDERS in port management and policymakers in Africa are exploring ways to reshape policy and harness benefits that accrue from maximising the comparative advantages of landlocked countries.Part...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 December 2017


Comesa countries urged to embrace regional insurance scheme

COUNTRIES in East and Southern Africa have been urged to fully embrace the Yellow Card scheme, which seeks to provide third-party insurance cover to motorists as part of measures to facilitate intra-r...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 September 2017


Free Trade negotiations to be concluded by October

NEGOTIATIONS for the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) will be concluded by the end of next month to provide a single trade regime covering three regional blocs to accelerate trade.Speaking at the fou...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 September 2017


Zim adopts harmonised Comesa seed regulations

ZIMBABWE today launched harmonized Common Markets for Eastern and Southern Africa Seed Regulations, which it has domesticated as part of regional efforts to enable free trade of seed varieties across ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 September 2017


Comesa looking into FMB's Barclays deal

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Competition Commission has begun the process of looking into the acquisition of Barclays Bank Zimbabwe's majority shareholding by FMB Malawi from Barc...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 September 2017


Comesa seeks integrated regional transport network

THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) is in the process of setting up a modern railway technology known as the Futran System, an automated system that can take a payload of up to ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 August 2017


Zim can increase Comesa market share

ZIMBABWE has the potential to increase its market share in the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) and Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) for engineering, building and co...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 August 2017


Comesa 'business visa' nears implementation

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) is close to implementing a business visa for the region.Speaking at workshop to finalise policies and challenges hindering cross border movem...

By Lynn Murahwa and Funny Hudzerema | Published: 02 July 2014


Govt engages Comesa on Byo industry resuscitation

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) has recommended that Government should rejuvenates economic enablers such as electricity, water, infrastructure and coal if Bulawayo is going...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 April 2014


Cheap imports under scrutiny at Comesa talks

The issue of cheap imports flooding the market has become a problem not only in Zimbabwe, where they have literally killed the manufacturing sector, but in the region as a whole.According to the Commo...

By Business Reporters | Published: 02 December 2013


Zim urged to engage China on $36bn investment fund

Zimbabwe should engage China which has about $36 billion for investment in Special Economic Zones as a way of attracting foreign investment in order to resuscitate critical sectors of the economy such...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 October 2013


'Zim needs to create Special Economic Zones'

Zimbabwe should create special economic zones for the country to attract meaningful foreign direct investment, an expert has said.Investors continue to adopt a wait and see attitude on Zimbabwe resul...

By New Ziana | Published: 28 October 2013

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