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Who is current chairperson of COMESA?

Who is current chairperson of COMESA?

Hery Rajaonarimampianina
It is headed by a Chairman elected for an agreed period….

2016 – Present His Excellency Hery Rajaonarimampianina President of the Republic of Madagascar
2007 – 2009 His Excellency Mwai Kibaki President of the Republic of Kenya
2006 – 2007 His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh President of the Republic of Djibouti

Who is the current secretary general of COMESA 2020?

Chileshe Kapwepwe
Lusaka, Thursday, 20 August, 2020: Secretary General Chileshe Kapwepwe has been named among 100 Most Influential African Women on the continent for the year 2020.

Which country is the headquarters of COMESA?

Quick Facts about COMESA

Area (incl. water): 1.82 million sq. km
COMESA Headquarters: Lusaka, ZAMBIA
First established: 1992
Official language: English, French & Arabic
Summit Chairperson: H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Which country joined COMESA recently?

Tunisia
Tunisia joined COMESA in July last year, together with Somalia, bringing the number of members States to the regional body to 21. Since then, the country has embarked on a series of activities aimed at deepening its integration into COMESA programmes.

Is Somalia a member of COMESA?

COMESA now has 21 member states – Burundi, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. …

Is Kenya part of COMESA?

*NOTE: COMESA (19) countries include: Burundi, Comoros, Congo, Dem Rep., Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Which countries are in Comesa?

Where is the headquarters of SADC?

Gaborone, Botswana
Southern African Development Community/Headquarters

When was COMESA founded?

8 December 1994
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa/Founded

Is South Africa part of COMESA?

COMESA is the largest regional economic community in Africa. South Africa is not a member of COMESA, having opted for membership of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). In October 2000, the COMESA Free Trade Area (FTA), the first of its kind in Africa, was launched.

Which countries are members of COMESA?

When did Somalia joined COMESA?

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a free trade area with twenty-one member states stretching from Tunisia to Eswatini….Current members.

Country Joined
Djibouti 21 Dec 1981
Eritrea 1994
Ethiopia 21 Dec 1981
Somalia 21 Dec 1981 (PTA) / 19 Jul 2018 (COMESA)

Who is the chairman of the COMESA authority?

Chairman of the COMESA Authority. H.E Hery Rajaonarimampianina, President of the Republic of Madagascar and Chairman of the COMESA Authority. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa is a free trade area with 21 Member States stretching from Tunisia to Eswatini.

How often does the COMESA Summit take place?

The COMESA Authority meets once a year at Summits which are held in different member States. The hosting government and the COMESA Secretariat bear joint responsibility for their organization.

Which is the supreme decision making organ of COMESA?

According to the treaties, the following organs have decision-making power: The COMESA Authority, composes of Heads of States or Government and is COMESA’s supreme policy-making organ. The COMESA Council of Ministers The COMESA Court of Justice decisions have precedence over any decisions of national courts.

How is COMESA helping Eastern and southern Africa?

Other COMESA institutions created to promote development are: The PTA Bank (Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank) in Bujumbura, Burundi The COMESA Clearing House in Harare, Zimbabwe The COMESA Association of Commercial Banks in Harare, Zimbabwe The COMESA Leather Institute in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia