The Burundi National Bureau of Standards (BBN) has received equipment worth €150,000 to support its operations and improve regional market access for Burundi products.
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COMESA supports Burundi Bureau of standards with Equipment

The Burundi National Bureau of Standards (BBN) has received equipment worth €150,000 to support its operations and improve regional market access for Burundi products. The equipment includes a laboratory for building materials, metrology, electrical and plastic, chemistry, microbiology and field vehicles. Under the same package, staff that will use the equipment will also under ongoing […]

Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) in partnership with Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) hosted a roundtable discussion with Kenyan and U.S. business leaders and government officials to explore how the private sector can support this bilateral effort and take full advantage of investment and trade opportunities that will arise from a Kenya-U.S. Free Trade Agreement.
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Kenya and the U.S. workout a Free Trade Agreement

Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) in partnership with Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) hosted a roundtable discussion with Kenyan and U.S. business leaders and government officials to explore how the private sector can support this bilateral effort and take full advantage of investment and trade opportunities that will arise from a Kenya-U.S. Free Trade Agreement. […]

The Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance has signed a facility agreement with Standard Chartered (SC.com) Tanzania for a US$ 1.46 billion term loan financing to fund the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora.
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Tanzania Gauge Railway project kicks off with StanChart’s $1.46b financing

The Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance has signed a facility agreement with Standard Chartered (SC.com) Tanzania for a US$ 1.46 billion term loan financing to fund the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora. Running approximately 550 kilometres long, the SGR project is one of the country’s […]

The COMESA Business Council (CBC), Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI) and the AeTrade Group are joining forces to advance the interests and concerns of business, cooperating on matters related to technical skills development, digital business facilitation, trade partnerships and private sector development.
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COMESA Business Council and AeTrade Group partner to facilitate trade

The COMESA Business Council (CBC), Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI) and the AeTrade Group are joining forces to advance the interests and concerns of business, cooperating on matters related to technical skills development, digital business facilitation, trade partnerships and private sector development. This was symbolically done through the signing of the Memorandum of […]