It is hereby notified that the COMESA Competition Commission (the Commission) will be officially closing for the 2017 festive holidays as from Thursday 21st December 2017 to Sunday,  7th January 2018 and will reopen on Monday 8th January 2018.

Kindly take note that during this period, the Office of the Registrar of the Commission will be closed for notification of transactions. With regard to transactions already notified and under consideration, the computation of time during this period will be adjusted accordingly as per Rule 3(2) of the COMESA Competition Rules which reads:

“Where the time prescribed by or allowed under these Rules for doing an act or taking a proceeding expires on a Saturday or Sunday or on a day on which the office of the Registrar is closed, the act may be done or the proceeding may be taken on the first day following that is not a Saturday, Sunday or day on which that office is closed.”

The Commission wishes all its stakeholders a Merry Christmas 2017 and Happy New Year 2018.