Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa

By IndepthAfrica
In Burundi
Jan 14th, 2013
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As the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region continues to struggle with multiple trade tax structures and overlapping membership, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for uniform fiscal and macro-economic policies in the 19 states of the eastern and southern Africa b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 25th, 2012
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Sweden’s Minister for Trade Hon. Eva Bjorling today visited the East African Community headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania where she held wide ranging discussions with the EAC Deputy Secretary General in charge of Productive and Social Sectors Mr. Jean Claude Nsengiyumva. The discussions centred o...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 20th, 2011
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The Hague – The International Criminal Court on Wednesday asked Malawi to explain why Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir, wanted by the court for genocide, was not arrested during a weekend visit. The Hague-based body asked the tiny landlocked nation in southeast Africa “to submitR...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 16th, 2011
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The top U.N. human rights official called on Saturday for Malawi to meet its international obligations after it refused to arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir under an International Criminal Court warrant. Bashir, who is wanted by the ICC on charges of orchestrating genocide in the Darf...
By benim
In News
Jun 12th, 2011
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JOHANNESBURG – Weaker countries that fear being overwhelmed in a huge African free trade area will benefit from it in the long term, a development expert said Sunday as leaders of 26 governments launched negotiations to create the zone encompassing nearly 600 million people and a combined GDP of more...