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Nepal signed the $500 million Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact in September 2017. After years of persistence, controversy and contention in recent months, the lower house of parliament on February 27 ratified the pact with a declaration in 12 points. The decision has already been communicated to MCC headquarters. A meeting of the MCC’s board of …

Share this with more people! Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey – Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, reiterated West Africa’s commitment to democracy. Speaking during a panel discussion at a conference on democratic governance in Turkey, dubbed: “The Antalya Diplomacy Forum”, Ms Botchwey said that regardless of the …

The Parliamentary Dialogue Forum of Senates and Equivalent Councils of Africa, the Arab World, Latin America and the Caribbean has proclaimed the city of Rabat capital of South-South cooperation. The proclamation came in the final declaration issued at the end of the first day of the event, praising Morocco’s efforts as a leader in south-south …

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said Nigeria had defied the expectations of those who wished the country ill. He said this on Thursday during the official commissioning of the Bankers House of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) in Abuja. Osinbajo further noted that Nigeria is ready for great heights not only because it …

The East African Community (EAC) Council of Ministers on Tuesday March 1 finally tabled in the regional parliament three bills that will pave the way for the establishment of the African Monetary Institute of the East (EAMI). The legislations are; the EAC Financial Services Commission Bill, the EAC Supervisory Compliance and Enforcement Bill and the …

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(MENAFN – SomTribune) Ethiopia’s exclusion from the Red Sea Forum, which is a new geopolitical architecture formed by Gulf states and Horn of Africa countries in 2019, is wrong, according to the Foreign Ministry. Speaking to the media today, Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Dina Mufti said Ethiopia demanded to join the Red Sea Forum as the …

KARACHI: The Larkana Circuit Bench of the Sindh High Court has ordered the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Director of Air Transport to submit a report regarding the steps taken by the authority to include the airport of Mohenjo Daro in the promotion of tourism and regional integration (TPRI). The decision came on petitions filed by …

CAIRO — Amid stalled negotiations over Ethiopia’s controversial dam it is building on the Blue Nile, the Nile’s main tributary, recent Ethiopian remarks have deepened the dispute with Egypt and Sudan. In an interview with Al Arabiya TV channel on February 12, Ethiopian Foreign Minister Redwan Hussein called on Sudan and Egypt not to stick …

President Alberto Fernandez underlined, in an interview with the Russian news agency Sputnik, “the right and the need” that Argentina has to “consider all your options in a multipolar world”. At the same time, he spoke in favor of strengthening regional integration through Mercosur and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and …

February 14, 2022 • • Download logo The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Ambassador Masud Bin Momen paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr. Alan Ganoo, today, in Port-Louis. The High Commissioner …

Nairobi – Manufacturers have called on the government to prioritize export-led industrialization for sustained economic growth. This was during the roll out of the Kenya Manufacturers Association (KAM) Annual Manufacturing Priorities Agenda (MPA), with the theme “Manufacturing Recovery and Sustained Growth for Kenya’s Shared Prosperity”. Speaking at the launch, the Cabinet Secretary of the Department …

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Latin American leaders, speaking on day three of the World Economic Forum’s Virtual Davos Agenda 2022, expressed optimism about the region’s economic prospects for the future. coming year. Latin America recorded a strong economic recovery in 2021 and will most likely show moderate growth in 2022, as many …

Ethiopia secured more than $1.89 billion in exports during the first half of the Ethiopian fiscal year which started on July 8, 2021. The amount increased by $322.5 million, or 20 .5%, compared to the same period last year. Denge Boru, minister of state for trade and regional integration, said officials were “satisfied” with the …

Photo: CGV Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the 2017 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and during the opening session on January 17, 2017, he delivered a keynote speech titled “Jointly Shoulder Responsibility of Our Times, Promote Global Growth”. President Xi called for unrelenting promotion of economic globalization and “charting the …

The Chronicle The SADC Business Council (SBC), a private sector umbrella body comprising major national private sector bodies from each of the 16 SADC Member States, has proposed the urgent establishment of a corridor management institution, which will deal with the obstacles at the border of posts that stifle trade flows on the North-South Corridor …

The United Nations General Assembly hosted a one-day event in preparation for an upcoming high-level meeting on global road safety. Transport safety is a subject of SDG target 3.6 (by 2020, halve the number of road traffic fatalities and injuries globally) and SDG target 11.2 (by 2030, providing everyone with access to safe, affordable, accessible …

Additional board members of the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) and Zimbabwe Airports Company (ACZ) have been appointed by President Mnangagwa as the Second Republic continues to ensure transparency and accountability. responsibility within public entities. The Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Development, Felix Mhona, announced the members of the board of directors yesterday. Dr George …

President Paul Kagame said continental and regional integration remains at the forefront of Rwanda’s agenda. In the State of the Nation address, the Head of State attributed in part Rwanda’s continued progress to its strong collaboration with institutions and partner countries. “An important factor in Rwanda’s continued progress is our close collaboration with institutions and …

The Organization for the Development of the Senegal River Basin (OMVS), which will celebrate its 50th anniversary in March 2022, is the only African river management organization to have systematically implemented the principle of equitable sharing between member states. in terms of ownership of watershed or water infrastructure. resource benefits. For various reasons, it is …

Wilson Khembo’s book, Surviving Anarchy: History Challenges and Prospects for Regional Integration in Southern Africa, was launched in Malawi. The launch took place Thursday at Ufulu Gardens in Lilongwe. Surviving Anarchy is a book that deals with regional integration in southern Africa and its implications for economic and political governance. The book highlights the challenges …

Strengthening multilateral, regional, sub-regional and national development banks, while improving cooperation and coordination between them, is essential to meet the financing challenges of the region in the context of the crisis caused by the COVID pandemic -19, Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), reported today during …

JONGLEI – South Korean engineers assigned to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have started to rehabilitate the road connecting Jonglei State to the neighboring administrative area of ​​Grand Pibor. The main objective of the project: to stimulate trade, enable communities to come together and connect with each other and build peace by …

By KABONA ESIARA Bank of Kigali Group shareholders increased their wealth by $ 59.8 million at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) even as offshore institutional investors flocked out of East Africa amid uncertainties over Covid-19. However, they lost 5.6% of their wealth on the Rwanda Stock Exchange due to a sharp drop in stock prices. …

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 …

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, …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

(MENAFN – La Poste) MASERU -The prevailing knowledge in Lesotho’s textile trade is that you just can’t begin a manufacturing facility with out expatriates from Taiwan, China and Sri Lanka.This explains why nearly all textile factories have enormous contingents of expatriate specialists in stitching machine mechanics, sample makers, cloth specialists, stitching machine operators, manufacturing managers, …

The Parliament accepted by majority and consensus the nomination of 13 ministerial candidates. Whereas 10 had been accepted by consensus, three had been accepted by majority vote on the ground of the Home after a prolonged debate on the suggestions made by the Nominations Committee. These whose approval was obtained by vote had been Kojo …

Ms Liz Truss (left), UK Secretary of State for Worldwide Commerce, and Mr Peprah Ampratwum, Ghana’s Performing Excessive Commissioner to the UK, displaying copies of the settlement The federal government signed an Interim Commerce Partnership Settlement (TPA) with the UK (UK) to assist commerce relations between the 2 international locations when Britain and Northern Eire …

Covid-19 has caused vital adjustments in main geopolitical hotspots world wide, creating new strategic balances in areas of shifting energy. Washington’s setbacks in dealing with the pandemic, together with Beijing’s assertion of masked diplomacy and Russia’s decline as a regional benchmark, all level to dramatic change in Central Asia. Within the new “Nice Recreation”, Central …