The stage is set for the establishment of a COMESA Virtual University that will work with a network of universities in a collaborative initiative aimed at enhancing the generation and dissemination of research related to regional integration. The institution will incorporate an Academy of Science, Technology and Innovation as well as Research Networks.
The Kenyan sugar sector has been given a one year extension of the existing safeguard subject to review and renewal for another one year. The decision was made Thursday 26 March 2015 yesterday by the COMESA Council of Ministers during its two day meeting in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.
The Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia Dr. Debretsion GebreMichael has urged COMESA countries to allocate substantial funds to infrastructure development and renewal, so that the whole region can be inter-linked and equitably developed.