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Livingstone, Zambia, November 27, 2021 – Experts from Southern Africa gathered in Livingstone to deliberate on accelerating the implementation of regional industrialization strategies and policies in Southern Africa through domestication. The ECA Sub-Regional Office for Southern Africa (SRO-SA) brought together 30 experts from regional stakeholders, including representatives from ministries and parastatals, the private sector, academia …

Niagara Regional Council voted in favor of merging all existing services into one integrated transportation commission serving the entire region. In a press release after the vote on Thursday, the council said the Advance transit The proposal would lead to an improvement and modernization of transit in the Niagara region and called the decision a …

East Asia is an economically integrated region. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which is expected to come into effect in January 2022, reflect economic integration of the region. The collective drive of the countries of the region towards economic growth has contributed to …

The President made his remarks while chairing the 21st COMESA Heads of State and Government Summit, which kicked off today in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital (NAC). El-Sisi stressed the need to introduce customs exemptions as agreed under the AfCFTA. He highlighted his proposal to set up a mechanism for periodic review of member states’ trade …

By Haroon Sharif * introduction As the momentum of global economic gravity continues to shift to East Asia, the contours of a new economic and political geography in South Asia are also becoming visible with improved connectivity between West China, the Pakistan and Central Asia. Led by the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), this …

Bank mergers and acquisitions activity is on the rise in Central and Eastern Europe (EEC). The value of transactions increased by 46% in 2020 compared to 2019, to € 4.3 billions. And until 2021, so far large-scale transactions, including the acquisition by Italian Intesa Sanpaolo of small rival UBI Banca and the CaixaBank-Bankia merger in …

Ferdinand Bondoy (far right), Regional Integration and Managing Director of Comco South East Asia, poses with graduates of the Camp Comco mentoring program. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO A public relations (PR) academic and thought-leader in the field of communications, Ferdinand Bondoy, an award-winning public relations and regional integration practitioner at Comco South East Asia and Managing Director, …

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Federal Minister of Economic Affairs Mr. Omar Ayub Khan chaired a high-level meeting to discuss the agenda of the next meeting of the Pakistan-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation Pakistan and Russia will hold the 7th meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission from November 24-26, 2021 in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Islamabad: November 11, …

Verano completed the acquisition of Willow Brook Wellness, LLC, which owns an active dispensary in Meriden, Connecticut. Additionally, Verano has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Caring Nature, LLC, which has an active dispensary in Waterbury, Connecticut, and Connecticut Pharmaceutical Solutions, Inc., which has an operating growing and production facility. These acquisitions are expected to …

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Ukraine is at war with Russia. Unlike the more conventional conflicts of previous centuries, this hybrid war cannot be understood by the flags on the maps or the mere study of troop movements. Instead, it involves informational, economic, cyber, and infrastructural elements that are just as important as the results on the battlefield. Gas has …

LAHORE: Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Yerzhan Kistafin visited the University of Punjab on Thursday with the aim of strengthening bilateral relations between universities in the two countries. UP vice-chancellor pro Professor Saleem Mazhar welcomed the delegation. The director of the Regional Integration Center (RIC) Dr Fauzia Hadi Ali and the deans of various faculties were …

Trade integration can contribute to agricultural transformation, while addressing food insecurity and malnutrition, participants in the capacity building program on market access pointed out. Program participants, drawn from national agencies responsible for market access, noted that improved compliance with regional and global regulations and sanitary and phytosanitary regulations (SPS) would be the most important factor …

The Chronicle Oliver Kazunga, Senior Business Journalist The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Continental Free Trade Area have teamed up to deliver initiatives aimed at boosting industrial growth and development across the continent. AfDB President Dr Akinwumi Adesina said his institution would integrate the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) into its national …

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Nairobi – Senior Home Secretary Karanja Kibicho has launched another attack on the judiciary, accusing courts of viewing bail requests as a stumbling block to the government’s agenda. Kibicho, who spoke on Wednesday at the inaugural conference on “The place of confessional institutions and leaders in the promotion of peaceful coexistence before the general elections …

The herald Prosperity Mzila-Correspondent In the pursuit of ridding the continent of the remaining vestiges of colonization and apartheid and safeguarding the sovereignty and territorial integrity of member states, it is imperative to decolonize the minds of the African peoples. The African Union (AU) has pushed for African solutions to African problems by giving African …

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, will convene the 25th meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts (ICSOE) from October 27 to 29, 2021 What and where will the meeting be held? This year’s ICSOE meeting will address the theme: “Building …

The year 2020-2021 has consistently challenged the healthcare industry with rising healthcare costs and unfulfilled virtual consultations. In a country like India, where the doctor-to-patient ratio is 1: 1000, taking care of all patient issues at the time of a global pandemic becomes a tedious task. The year 2020-2021 has consistently challenged the healthcare industry …

Bolivian Foreign Minister Rogelio Mayta welcomes Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Moscow this Friday.POOL (Reuters) The first official visit to Moscow by Bolivian Foreign Minister Rogelio Mayta was successful. His meeting with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov underscored Russia’s interest in increasing its weight in the Latin American market, and diplomats discussed a range of …

Uganda’s envoy to Tanzania Amb Richard Kabonero called for large-scale investments in regional infrastructure projects to boost trade, investment and tourism which he said would create limitless economic opportunities for the inhabitants of both countries. “Joint efforts to achieve sustainable economic development must prioritize regional infrastructure projects and programs that will require an investment of …

Southwestern states must learn to function as a single economic market if they are to achieve accelerated economic development, as in the days of the former western region. They need to synergize to design and implement priority interventions in key sectors such as agriculture, ICT, transport, electricity, solid minerals and tourism in order to contribute …

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Akufo-Addo met by Col Assimi Goita at Modibo Keita Int. Bamako Airport President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo arrived in Mali on Sunday October 17, 2021; on an Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, mission. He traveled aboard the Dassault Falcon 900 EXE presidential jet and was met at Bamako’s main airport by the president …

Egyptian FM Sameh Shoukry addressing the meeting by videoconference (Photo: Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs) FM Shoukry conveyed the president’s greetings to the presidents and officials attending the meeting via video conference, according to the Egyptian foreign ministry. Shoukry expressed Egypt’s interest in following up on the progress made since the first coordination summit meeting …

Pierre Uzoho The Sahara Group, an energy and infrastructure conglomerate, has announced that it will invest more than $ 1 billion to improve access to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Nigeria and some other African countries and economies emerging markets through its subsidiary, WAGL Energy Limited. The group explained that this decision was part of …

The Chronicle Sikhumbuzo Moyo, senior sports journalistMORE than 2,000 athletes and officials have been accredited for the ninth edition of the African Union Sports Council Region 5 Youth Games to be held in Maseru, Lesotho, in December. The Games were originally scheduled for last year, but postponed for a year due to the devastating effects …

Photo used for illustrative purposes only. Journalist, Gulf Today Mastercard, the official payments technology partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, has partnered with the region’s largest network for women-owned businesses, Female Fusion, to open up opportunities for women entrepreneurs at the largest gathering cultural in the world. The collaboration will result in a multitude of knowledge …

What is driving your business growth in the Middle East region? The Middle East has made continuous efforts to improve the digital transformation ecosystem. In my opinion, this has always been our main driver of growth in the region. Another factor would be the ever-growing value proposition through our enhanced product offerings that can support …

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is expected to organize a seminar aimed at promoting peace and democratic elections in the sub-region. The seminar is organized by the ECOWAS Parliament on the theme “Two Decades of Democratic Elections in ECOWAS Member States: Achievements, Challenges and Way Ahead” will be held from 12 to …

LAHORE: A meeting of the vice-chancellors’ committee formed by the governor of Punjab, Chaudhry Sarwar, to formulate an effective strategy to prevent incidents of harassment in public places and workplaces was held on Wednesday at the University of health sciences (UHS). Presiding over the meeting, UHS Vice Chancellor Professor Javed Akram said internal commissions of …

Neither regional integration nor closer ties with the EU have led to increased trade, investment or overall prosperity in the Western Balkans, according to a new report from the Vienna Institute for Economic Studies international (wiiw) and Bertelsmann Stiftung. Currently, per capita GDP in the Western Balkans is only 20-40% of the German level, well …

Addis Ababa – The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will play a crucial role in strengthening regional integration, according to Abiy Ahmed, who was sworn in as prime minister today. Speaking at his inaugural ceremony in Meskel Square, he said the dam will play a crucial role for regional integration and strengthening the neighborhood, in …

SHANGHAIOct. 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Nisun International Enterprise Development Group Co., Ltd. (“Nisun” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: NISN), a provider of innovative end-to-end solutions through the integration of technology, industry, and finance, today announced a strategic collaboration with Yingkou Yongxiang Logistics (“Yongxiang Logistics”) to establish a joint venture, Liaogang Nisun (Yingkou) Supply Chain …

Mr. Pedro Luis Despaigne Gonzalez, outgoing Cuban Ambassador to Ghana, called on Mr. Kwaku Ampratwum-Sarpong, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, in Accra, to bid farewell to Ghana. He mentioned the rich relations between Ghana and Cuba, which began in the 1950s, and called for their further strengthening for the mutual benefit of …

General Umaro El Mokhtar Sissoco Embaló, President of Guinea-Bissau • The Falcon 900 EXE from Ghana is used by the President of Guinea-Bissau • He is currently in São Tomé to attend the investiture of the elected president, Carlos Vila Nova • This is not the first time that an African president has used the …

The last step in a vast infrastructure development program, Senegalese President Macky Sall inaugurated this weekend a new level 3 hospital with 300 beds in Touba, one of the most modern in West Africa. The completion of the Cheikh Ahmadou Khadim hospital, worth 40 billion francs, is a major boost for the health sector in …

Technology Comesa e-commerce platform to ease regional trade barriers Thursday, September 30, 2021 The Singaporean-flagged vessel, Mv NYK Clara, docks at the port of Mombasa. PHOTO FILE | NMG By GERALD ANDAEMore from this author Summary The platform will allow traders to trade across borders using information technology to minimize physical barriers. Sokokuu is the …

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has previously pledged to play a constructive role within the AU and pleaded for the revival of the struggling Arab Maghreb Union in North Africa. (Photo: EPA-EFE / ETIENNE LAURENT) The AU and the AfCFTA secretariat are expected to facilitate talks on economic cooperation between the two North African countries. …

INTRA-REGIONAL trade remains a key priority for Caricom executives as well as food producers. However, understanding regional market entry requirements tends to pose a challenge for potential food exporters. Efforts to address one aspect of this issue were made on August 26, 2021, when the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) hosted a capacity-building …

SINGAPORE–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Frost & Sullivan has identified Menlo Security as a leader in growth and innovation in the Frost Radar ™: Asia-Pacific Secure Web Gateway (SWG) market, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic and the new realities of remote working have prompted a majority of companies to adopt cloud and hybrid security solutions. In addition, the …

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The National Science Foundation awarded Penn State $ 1.5 million as one of eight universities selected to participate in the Mid-Atlantic NSF I-Corps Hub, run by the University of Maryland. This funding will allow Penn State to extend entrepreneurial training to university researchers in science and engineering to foster and maintain …

Piñera arrives in Uruguay, second stop on tour of three South American countries Monday, September 27, 2021 – 09:13 UTC Chilean President discusses Colombia’s peace effort and growing membership in the Pacific Alliance with his peer Ivan Duque Chilean President Sebastián Piñera with a delegation of two ministers and members of Congress will arrive in …

The Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Mr. Elias Magosi, reaffirmed that the agenda and program of the bloc will remain guided by the Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP) 2020-2030 during its mandate. Mr Magosi took the reins of the regional bloc on September 1 of this year from Dr Stergomena …

I still believe that the idea of ​​promoting a spirit of unity and belonging in South-East Asia, especially when thinking of young people, cannot be entrusted to a foundation like the ASEAN Secretariat does. with the Asean Foundation. There is nothing wrong with having a philanthropic foundation at the heart of regional action to promote …

24e September 2021, Fortportal. Tourism Fort Portal City in Uganda is now assured of a more reliable electricity supply after electricity distributor Umeme invests in grid upgrades, construction of switching stations and installation of new transformers in the area . Selestino Babungi, the managing director, told stakeholders at the opening of the new state-of-the-art $ …

The Chronicle Bongani Ndlovu, columnistFOREIGN Embassies are committed to supporting Zimbabwe’s economic recovery efforts through ongoing dialogue and collaboration. Building on the government’s economic diplomacy campaign, embassies whose representatives attended the inaugural Diplomats Forum, which was held at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Bulawayo on Thursday, expressed their commitment to work. working closely …

The Chronicle SADC plans to establish a museum to honor the men and women who nurtured the dream of a common future within the regional community. The construction of a modern museum is part of a mechanism approved by the 40th Regular Summit of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) held in August 2020, to …

Access the right areas – Create a smart home genius with biometrics Household adoption of smart home systems currently stands at 12.1% and is expected to reach 21.4% by 2025, growing the market from $ 78.3 billion to $ 135 billion, over the course of from the same period. Although closely linked to the growth …

ISLAMABAD: This is what Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan Kuninori Matsudam said during the meeting with Federal Minister of Economic Affairs Omar Ayub Khan on Wednesday mentioned that Japanese companies were keen to invest in the Pakistan automotive sector. The ambassador said that one of the major Japanese car manufacturers is expected to make huge investments …

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Posted on September 21, 2021 Posted on September 21, 2021 OPERATIONS of as many as 10 government departments and state agencies have had to be scaled down or temporarily closed as Saint Vincent and the Grenadines peaks in COVID19 infections. The Board of Buildings and General Road Services (BRAGSA), the Regional & Diaspora Integration Unit …

China’s request to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) just hours after the announcement of the new AUKUS (Australia, UK and US) tripartite security partnership has perhaps – or not – was a coincidence. Either way, both events illustrate the rapidly changing geostrategic environment in the Indo-Pacific region. AUKUS is a …

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) aims to complete 28 nodes under Phase 1 of the National Fiber Backbone (NFB) by the year, a ranking official said. DICT Undersecretary Emmanuel R. Caintic told a Senate committee hearing that the agency was ready to upgrade digital infrastructure in the northern and central parts of …

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Tehran, Iran – Iran’s bid to become a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) was approved on Friday after nearly 15 years by the bloc’s seven permanent members. Once the technical and legal process is completed – which could take up to two years – Iran will officially join a group that represents …

The initiative was presented by Alicia Bárcena, the organization’s executive secretary, at the 6th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Regional Bloc, held in Mexico City. The member countries of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) today unanimously approved the lines of action and proposals for a plan for …

Published on: 09/18/2021 – 15:34Amended: 09/18/2021 – 15:32 Tehran (AFP) Iran on Saturday hailed its acceptance into a bloc led by China and Russia, a shift towards the east it sees as opening up access to major global markets and a counterbalance to crippling Western sanctions . Conservative and reformist newspapers showed rare unity in …

The king returns to claim his throne. According to reports Former head coach and star mid-laner of Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg TSM will return to competition in the 2022 season. Close to retirement, his return could be lightning in a bottle TSM needs to correct the failures they suffered in the LCS Championship. But will he …

The Minister instructed the Council to find a solution for around 3,500 Togolese refugees Around 7,000 Ivorian refugees in the country are expected to benefit from another legal status by 2022. This follows the start of the process of invoking the cessation clause to Ivorian refugees who fled the country, due to violence between 2010 …

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Foreign Minister Mrs. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey (left) speaking at the press conference in Accra. Photo: GABRIEL AHIABOR The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will hold an extraordinary summit in Accra today to discuss the coup d’état and the political crisis in Guinea. Heads of state and other senior officials from the 15-member sub-regional …

President Museveni has said he will push funding for lawyers under the umbrella of the Uganda Law Society, especially if their services help local production and import substitution. “I have been told that 80 percent of the legal work in Uganda is outsourced and they earn money from the Ugandan economy. If you push this …

PHILIPPINE SEA – Fifth and 4th generation aircraft assigned to the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (VINCSG), with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 on board and UK Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 21 conducted joint interoperability flights in the 7th US Navy fleet, Aug. 26. During joint interoperability flights, the aircraft performed missions to validate joint …

Vietnam is implementing a positive and constructive foreign policy, contributing significantly to the development of the Southeast Asian region, said Denis Rondepierre, member of the Central Committee of the French Communist Party (FCP). Participants at the 37th ASEAN Online Summit in 2020 Speaking to the Vietnamese News Agency on the 76th anniversary of the founding …

PHILIPPINE SEA – Maritime forces from Australia, Japan, India and the United States began the first phase of the Malabar 2021 Cooperative Maritime Exercise in the Philippine Sea on August 26. Malabar is an annual maritime exercise that enhances the planning, training and employment of advanced warfare tactics between the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Indian …

President Hage Geingob praised Zambian democracy, saying the people have given the newly elected leaders a strong mandate to lead the country to greater heights. Geingob attended the swearing-in of new Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema yesterday. Hichilema was inaugurated in Lusaka at a ceremony also attended by official opposition People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry …

Milestone highlights the company’s global leadership in sample preparation The company’s NGS tests have also reached the milestone of one million samples tested since 2015 New Kits and Instruments to Strengthen QIAGEN’s Position in Most Critical Area of ​​Molecular Testing August 23, 2021, GERMANTOWN, Maryland and HILDEN, Germany – (BUSINESS WIRE) – QIAGEN NV (NYSE: …

(ProNewsReport Editorial): – Airdrie, Alberta, August 11, 2021 (Issuewire.com) – The Alberta Regional Rail (ARR) will connect cities between Calgary and Edmonton this decade. Talks have progressed with the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB). Alberta Regional Rail is encouraged by CIB’s recent announcement that its long-term goal of investing $ 5 billion in public transit remains …

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Charles Mkula Blantyre – 6 from Malawie The President, Dr Lazarus Chakwera, assume the presidency of Southern African Development Committee (SADC) to 41st Summit of Heads of State and Government Summit in Lilongwe next week. Dr Chakwera will succeed President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique at a time when the region is grappling with health, political …

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The Chronicle Wallace K MusakanyiForget about its devastating impact on humanity, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought interesting and new dimensions to international relations as an academic discipline that raises crucial questions that must be digested by the main actors in this field, among which are diplomats, academics, researchers and policy makers. The outbreak of this …

On July 15, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Regulatory Proposal (ANOPR) that seeks public comment on a number of potential reforms aimed at improving electric transmission planning. regional, cost allocation and generator interconnection processes. If any of the proposals set out in the ANOPR are adopted, it …

Employees work on a lithium battery production line in Huaibei, Anhui province, in November. (Photo by WAN SHANCHAO / FOR CHINA DAILY) China is leading the way in the central region’s power, with a focus on stimulating high-quality development and promoting high-level openness, according to a new directive released on Thursday. The new document marks …

New York, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “Airborne ISR Market – Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 – 2026)” – https: // www .reportlinker .com / p06106008 /? utm_source = GNW In addition, the pandemic has demanded huge and impulsive spending on the health systems of …

Dr Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, President, ECOWAS Fee Dr Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, President of the ECOWAS Fee, reaffirmed the bloc’s dedication to work collectively to make sure the event of the West African sub-region. Talking on the 59th Abnormal Session of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Authorities Authority Summit in Accra, Dr Brou expressed his …

1. Introduction The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami brought on widespread lack of human life and livelihoods, extreme injury to infrastructure and ecosystems, and important financial prices. Within the aftermath of this catastrophe, there was robust recognition throughout the Asia-Pacific area of the necessity to undertake a long-term coordinated effort to mitigate the affect of pure …

Venue for a sub-forum of the annual Boao Discussion board for Asia (BFA) convention in Boao City, south China’s Hainan Province, April 17, 2021. / Xinhua Venue for a sub-forum of the annual Boao Discussion board for Asia (BFA) convention in Boao City, south China’s Hainan Province, April 17, 2021. / Xinhua Editor’s Word: Yuan …