SANAS efficaciously maneuvers Joint AFRAC/SADCA Re-evaluation

South Africa – South African National Accreditation System (SANAS), has successfully undergone its joint African Accreditation Cooperation/SADC Cooperation in Accreditation (SADCA) (AFRAC/ SADCA) re-evaluation, which was held remotely. SANAS is recognized by the South African Government in Act 19 of 2006 as the single National Accreditation Body that gives formal recognition that Laboratories, Certification Bodies, Inspection Bodies, Proficiency Testing Scheme Providers and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) test facilities are competent to carry out specific tasks. AFRAC is a cooperation of accreditation bodies whose objective is to provide internationally recognized and…

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SON calls on manufactures to produce quality products, EGAC’s signatory status in AFRAC is extended

NIGERIA – The Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON), has challenged Nigeria’s manufacturers to produce quality products which meet international standards to enable the country’s competitiveness in African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), an agreement created to provide a single continent-wide market for goods and services. Speaking at a SON capacity building workshop for Journalists, Director General, SON, Mallam Farouk Salim, informed that the agency had undertaken investigations on how defective goods come into the country with a view to stopping such unwholesome trade. “We are working diligently both within, outside…

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