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The new Egyptian Ambassador to Tanzania and the EAC, AMb. Mohammed Shawaf holds talks with EAC Secretary General Amb. Dr Richard Sezibera at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

16 February 2016

Egypt has committed to improve areas of cooperation between herself and the East African Community.

EAC Secretary General Dr Richard Sezibera confers with Amb. Katarina Rangnitt, Sweden’s new Ambassador to Tanzania and the EAC after the envoy presented her credentials to the Secretary General at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

15 February 2016

Sweden has pledged to continue supporting the East African Community integration process.

Ambassador Katarina Rangnitt, the Swedish Ambassador to Tanzania and the EAC, said cooperation among the five EAC Partner States was crucial to relations between Sweden and East Africa. 

08 February 2016

The 23rd Meeting of the Sectoral Council of Ministers Responsible for EAC Affairs and Planning (SCMEACP) kicked off in Arusha, Tanzania today. 
The five day meeting started with the Session of Senior Officials which will run from 8 - 10 February, 2016, followed
Hon. Peter Mathuki reads the Report of the Committee on Legal Rules and Privileges on the Resolution moved under Rule 30 (J) on a matter of privileges arising from a threat of tenure of office

05 February 2016

…Matters of privileges of House and Members key as it adopts Report of the Legal Rules and Privileges Committee

The East African Legislative Assembly has urged Partner States, Organs and Institutions of the Community to uphold and apply the principles and provisions as enshrined in the Treaty in respect to privileges of Members of EALA.

The Chair of the Regional Affairs and Conflict Resolution Committee, Hon. Abdulla Mwinyi reads the report to an attentive House

05 February 2016

…Cease all atrocities and killings legislators say, as EAC Summit urged to concert efforts in finding solutions to the humanitarian crisis

The East African Legislative Assembly holds that there are serious and sufficient grounds showing gross human rights violations have taken place and continue in the Republic of Burundi unabated. 

Hon. Nancy Abisai, The Private Members Bill on Gender Equality and Development Bill, 2016 sailed through the First Reading

04 February 2016

…Hon Abubakar Zein also granted leave to introduce EAC Integrity & Anti-Corruption Bill

The East African Gender Equality and Development Bill, 2016 sailed through the First Reading as the House sat yesterday.

Hon. Bernard Mulengani stresses a point to an attentive House

04 February 2016

EALA yesterday debated and approved the EAC Annual Report 2013/14. The Assembly, meanwhile, urged the Council of Ministers to ensure further improvements in future subsequent reports and in all EAC documents by enhancing overall supervision and quality control.

The 3rd Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for EAC, Republic of Uganda, Rt Hon. Dr Ali H. Kirunda Kivenjija takes the Oath assisted by Clerk Assistant, Victor Manzi as EALA Members, from left, Hon. Dora Byamukama, Hon. AbuBakr Ogle and Hon. Bernard Mulengani look on

03 February 2016

EALA has sworn in Rt Hon. Dr Ali Haji Kirunda Kivejinja, the 3rd Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs in the Republic of Uganda, as an Ex-Officio Member. The Oath of Allegiance to the House was administered by the Clerk of EALA, before the EALA Speaker, Rt Hon.

Hon. Abdullah Mwinyi, Chair of the Regional Affairs and Conflict Resolution Committee presents the Report of the Regional and Conflict Resolution Committee on the Oversight activity on the Security-related Challenges of implementing the Common Market Protocol along the Central Corridor

02 February 2016

The Regional Assembly is urging Partner States to “up their game” in sensitisation activities, particularly when it comes to the Common Market Protocol in order to raise awareness and showcase benefits to the citizens of the region.

Amb. Dr Richard Sezibera, EAC Secretary-General (centre), posing in for a group photo with TMEA’s CEO, Mr Frank Matsaert (4th left) and other invitees from the TMEA, Ministries of EAC Affairs and the Community

01 February 2016

The EAC Secretary-General, Amb. Dr Richard Sezibera, held discussions with TMEA CEO, Mr Frank Matsaert to plan for TMEA’s support for the next phase, 2016-2022.

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