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THE COMESA COMPETITION COMMISSION SIGNS A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE MINISTRY OF TRADE, TRANSPORT, INDUSTRY AND TOURISM OF BURUNDI

On 27 January 2023, the COMESA Competition Commission (“CCC”) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (‘MoU’) with the Ministry of Trade, Transport, Industry and Tourism of Burundi.   The goal of the MoU is to promote cooperation between the two institutions in the areas of competition and consumer protection enforcement in Burundi and in the Common […]

JOINT PRESS RELEASE ON WORLD COMPETITION COMMEMORATION 2022

13 December 2022 COMESA COMPETITION COMMISSION, RWANDA INSPECTORATE, COMPETITION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION AUTHORITY AND THE EAST AFRICAN COMPETITION AUTHORITY JOINTLY COMMEMORATE WORLD COMPETITION DAY IN RWANDA The COMESA Competition Commission (‘CCC’), Rwanda Inspectorate, Competition and Consumer Protection Authority (‘RICA’) and the East African Competition Authority (‘EACA’) jointly commemorated World Competition Day (WCD) in Rwanda today […]

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 2022 WORLD COMPETITION DAY

Click here to download the Joint statement of the COMESA Competition Commission and the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission of Zambia on the Commemoration of the 2022 World Competition Day  

CONSUMER ALERT: RECALL OF OXYTOCIN INJECTION 10 IU/ML BATCH NO. 128109, MANUFACTURE DATE 02/2021 EXPIRY DATE 01/2023, MANUFACTURED BY GLAND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD, INDIA

Ref: CCC/CP/6/2022 17 November 2022 CONSUMER ALERT RECALL OF OXYTOCIN INJECTION 10 IU/ML BATCH NO. 128109, MANUFACTURE DATE 02/2021 EXPIRY DATE 01/2023, MANUFACTURED BY GLAND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD, INDIA The COMESA Competition Commission (“the Commission”) has become aware that on 12th October 2022, the National Medical Stores of Uganda issued a recall for the oxytocin injection […]

HONOURABLE MARK KATSONGA-PHIRI (MP) MINISTER OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY FOR MALAWI OFFICIATES AT THE SEVENTH ANNUAL COMPETITION AND ECONOMIC REGULATION WEEK ORGANISED BY THE COMESA COMPETITION COMMISSION, COMPETITION AND FAIR TRADING COMMISSION AND THE UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG CENTRE FOR COMPETITION REGULATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

PRESS RELEASE The COMESA Competition Commission (‘the Commission’) collaborated with the Malawi Competition and Fair Trading Commission and the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Competition Regulation and Economic Development to host the Seventh Annual Competition and Economic Regulation Week (ACER WEEK). The ACER Week started off with Professional Training Programmes that were held from 12-14 […]

WARNING NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC ON THE RECALL OF PURITY ESSENTIALS BABY POWDER PRODUCT

  The COMESA Competition Commission (the “Commission”) hereby notifies the general public that Tiger Brands Limited, South Africa, (herein referred to as “Tiger Brands”), has recalled certain batches of its PURITY Essentials Baby Powder product. This follows a detection of trace levels of asbestos in test samples from a batch of pharmaceutical-grade talc powder used […]

PRESS RELEASE: CONCERN WITH CONDITIONS BY VISA PROCESSING AGENTS OF EMBASSIES AGAINST CONSUMERS OF VISA SERVICES

The COMESA Competition Commission (the “Commission”) is a body corporate established under Article 6 of the COMESA Competition Regulations (‘the Regulations’), with a mandate to, among others: enforce the Regulations, promote competition and protect consumers against offensive conduct by market actors within the Common Market.   The Commission has established with concern that some agents […]

HIS EXCELLENCY, THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE, DR EMMERSON DAMBUDZO MNANGAGWA, OFFICIALLY OPENS THE TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR ZIMBABWEAN JUDGES ORGANISED BY THE COMESA COMPETITION COMMISSION, JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION AND THE COMPETITION AND TARIFF COMMISSION

      12 August 2022 PRESS RELEASE   HIS EXCELLENCY, THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE, DR EMMERSON DAMBUDZO MNANGAGWA, OFFICIALLY OPENS THE TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR ZIMBABWEAN JUDGES ORGANISED BY THE COMESA COMPETITION COMMISSION, JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION AND THE COMPETITION AND TARIFF COMMISSION   The COMESA Competition Commission (‘the Commission’) in partnership with the Judicial […]

THE COMESA COMPETITION COMMISSION SIGNS A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE EURASIAN ECONOMIC COMMISSION

                                              9 August 2022 PRESS RELEASE THE COMESA COMPETITION COMMISSION SIGNS A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE EURASIAN ECONOMIC COMMISSION On 21 July 2022, the COMESA Competition Commission (‘the Commission’) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (‘MoU’) with the Eurasian Economic Commission (‘the EEC’). The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the United Nations […]

COMESA COMPETITION COMMISSION: SECOND REGIONAL JUDGES WORKSHOP

PRESS RELEASE   The COMESA Competition Commission (the “Commission”) held the Second (2nd) Regional Judges Workshop on 28th and 29th April 2022 in Livingstone, Zambia under the theme, “Towards Effective Enforcement of Competition and Consumer Protection Laws in the wake of Regional and Continental Integration”.   The opening session was presided over by His Lordship […]

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