South Africa-Lesotho cross border transport, customs issues
Date posted: 26 June 2013
Cross-border trade, Customs management, Lesotho, One Stop Border Posts (OSBPs)
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Uganda: PVoC to be implemented, minister insists
Date posted: 25 June 2013
Customs management, Private sector, Trade facilitation, Uganda
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Zimbabwe: Car imports up 23 percent
Date posted: 24 June 2013
Cross-border trade, Customs management, Zimbabwe
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Congestion hits Beitbridge border post
Date posted: 24 June 2013
Cross-border trade, Customs management, North-South corridor, Zimbabwe
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G8: Africa trade and infrastructure
Date posted: 19 June 2013
Aid effectiveness, Customs management, Intra-African trade, Logistics, Trade facilitation
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G8: Lough Erne Declaration
Date posted: 19 June 2013
Customs management, G8, Private sector, Taxation
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TBS blocks "doubtful" imports worth billions
Date posted: 18 June 2013
Customs management, Tanzania
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Govt to investigate Beitbridge border post
Date posted: 16 June 2013
Customs management, Non-tariff barriers, North-South corridor, Zimbabwe
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Government signs MoU on One Stop Border Posts
Date posted: 9 June 2013
Customs management, One Stop Border Posts (OSBPs), Uganda
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Tough visa restrictions hamper trade in Africa
Date posted: 5 June 2013
Customs management, East African Community (EAC), Intra-regional trade, Trade facilitation
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No turning back over goods’ pre-inspection
Date posted: 5 June 2013
Customs management, Uganda
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Truck drivers continue to be vulnerable to HIV
Date posted: 4 June 2013
Customs management, Logistics
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Tanzania: "Lack of rule harmonisation in regulatory bodies doing harm to consumers, trade"
Date posted: 3 June 2013
Customs management, Phyto-sanitary standards, Regulatory frameworks, Tanzania
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Visa requirements hamper African trade, job creation
Date posted: 3 June 2013
Customs management, Intra-African trade, Trade facilitation
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Malawi: Electronic single window to speed business transaction
Date posted: 29 May 2013
Customs management, Malawi, Trade facilitation
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Customs management

Early Closure of TMSA Programme: The Secretary of State of the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has decided to terminate its financial contribution to TradeMark Southern Africa (TMSA), as announced on 4 December 2013. As DFID is the sole financier of the TMSA programme of support to the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite, TMSA will officially be closed from 17 March 2014 instead of 31 October 2014. For more information about the TMSA closure, and for a summary of some of the more notable successes of the Tripartite achieved with TMSA support, please click here