The COMESA Secretariat has developed a draft Medium-Term Strategic Plan (MTSP) covering 2021- 2025 which is geared to support structural transformation of the region and boost overall economic development through trade facilitation and investment promotion.
Africa Industry

COMESA develops midterm strategic plan to boost trade

The COMESA Secretariat has developed a draft Medium-Term Strategic Plan (MTSP) covering 2021- 2025 which is geared to support structural transformation of the region and boost overall economic development through trade facilitation and investment promotion. To formulate this new MTSP, the Secretariat used a wide consultative approach with key stakeholders both internally and externally. Consultations […]

Cross border road transport laws, regulations, standards and systems are set to be harmonized from Cape to Cairo following the endorsement of two anchor Multilateral Agreements and five Model Laws.
Africa EAC Industry

Harmonization of road transport laws between Cape Town to Cairo in offing

Cross border road transport laws, regulations, standards and systems are set to be harmonized from Cape to Cairo following the endorsement of two anchor Multilateral Agreements and five Model Laws. The COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Sectoral Ministerial Committee on Legal Affairs (TSMCLA) endorsed the Tripartite Draft Legal Instruments on Transport and Transit Facilitation during a virtual meeting […]

FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger organization has submitted its comments criticizing FAA’s proposed fixes for the Boeing 737 MAX as inadequate and not supported by data.
Industry Tourism Travel

FlyersRights body object to resumption of flights by the dangerous Boeing 737MAX

FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger organization has submitted its comments criticizing FAA’s proposed fixes for the Boeing 737 MAX as inadequate and not supported by data. According to Paul Hudson, President of FlyersRights.org,  in a letter seen by EABW Digital News he wrote to the Senate Commerce Committee, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s proposal simply […]

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) through its Tourism product development and diversification programme has partnered with Agribusiness enterprises to support the development and promotion of Agro- Tourism across 18 regions and 51 districts in the country.
Industry Tourism

UTB partners with Agribusiness Enterprises to enhance Agro-Tourism Development

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) through its Tourism product development and diversification programme has partnered with Agribusiness enterprises to support the development and promotion of Agro- Tourism across 18 regions and 51 districts in the country. This initiative comes after UTB together embarked on a familiarization trip to the Western region districts of; Mbarara, Isingiro […]

Following President Yoweri Museveni’s speech yesterday, where he announced the opening of the international airport and land borders for tourists coming in and going out provided they tested negative for COVID 19 72hours before arrival in Uganda, Rwanda Air has announced that it will resume its operations in and out of Entebbe International Airport on October 1st.
Industry Tourism Travel

Rwanda Air announces resumption of Entebbe flights on October 1 after airport opening

Following President Yoweri Museveni’s speech yesterday, where he announced the opening of the international airport and land borders for tourists coming in and going out provided they tested negative for COVID 19 72hours before arrival in Uganda, Rwanda Air has announced that it will resume its operations in and out of Entebbe International Airport on […]

SWIFT has announced that over the next two years and beyond it will fundamentally transform payments and securities processing, retooling cross-border infrastructure as part of a new strategy approved by its Board to enable the world’s financial institutions to deliver instant and frictionless end-to-end transactions.
Africa ICT Industry

SWIFT announces a new strategy for instant, frictionless payments

SWIFT has announced that over the next two years and beyond it will fundamentally transform payments and securities processing, retooling cross-border infrastructure as part of a new strategy approved by its Board to enable the world’s financial institutions to deliver instant and frictionless end-to-end transactions. The cooperative will expand beyond financial messaging to provide comprehensive […]