The Mozambique Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) signaled a renewed improvement in business conditions in September, after falling back into decline over August, thanks to Sadc security intervention that brought stability in the country. Read more.
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COMESA has trained its Trade Information Desk Officers (TIDOs) that serve in selected borders in the region, on how to implement the Simplified Trade Regime and ensure the minimum standards for the treatment of small- scale cross border traders are upheld. Read more.
Windhoek-Namibian Minister of Finance Ipumbu Shiimi has taken the fight against contraband goods entering the country as well as stamping illicit financial flows to another level after launching a sophisticated container terminal at Walvis Bay Port. Read more.
GABORONE-Southern African countries have agreed to pull resources together and make use of the Project Preparation Development Facility (PPDF) to develop bankable investment ready water sector projects while capacity is being developed. Read more.
Smooth and steady flow of goods within and across nations should be harnessed to stimulate trade and manufacturing investments within the SADC region, a logistics expert has said. Read more.
Eswatini will be a double-beneficiary from the $2.5 million grant for the advancement of the intra-regional harmonization of electricity regulations and drive cross-border power trading.
The Southern African region has commissioned additional power generation projects of 19,738 Megawatts (MW) in the past seven years, inching closer to the self-sustenance target. Read more.
Most countries in the Southern Africa region are currently suffering from widespread food shortages owing to poor production in the last farming season, the latest report on the region’s nutrition and food security has shown.
A budget of 10 million euros (USD12 million) for the deployment of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) standby military force in support to help defeat Islamic terrorists, has been announced by the head of Angolan diplomacy. Read more.
About 790 million people worldwide did not have access to electricity in 2020, most of them living in sub‐Saharan Africa and developing Asia a new energy report has said.