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23 March 2017

The East African Community is developing a Regional Training Curriculum to support the operationalization of One Stop Border Posts (OSBPs) within the bloc. The training curriculum is a major capacity building tool for OSBPs in the region.

:EAC Secretary General, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko and UNHCR representative and Head of Regional Service Centre (RSC),East, Horn of Africa and Great lakes Region, Ms Victoria Akyeampong

22 March 2017

The East African Community (EAC) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have today agreed to collaborate in the promotion of the rights of refugees, including the protection of forcibly displaced people and regulatory regimes affecting the movement of persons, immigration and r

20 March 2017

From the 15th-17th March 2017, the East African Kiswahili Commission (EAKC) convened a three-day strategy implementation forum at the Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel, in Entebbe, Uganda.

Hon. Nancy Abisai, mover of the Motion for a Resolution urging the Council of Ministers to immediately compel Partner States to meet their financial obligations addresses the House

17 March 2017

The activities of the EAC are perpetually grinding to a halt – unless immediate remedial measures are taken to remit the amount of US$ 24,016,930 owed to the EAC by the Partner States.

Hon. Mou Mou Athian Kuol, the Secretary General of the South Sudan EAC Secretariat, addresses a media briefing on the EAC Mission to RSS at a Juba hotel. With him is the EAC Secretary General. Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko and other EAC officials.

17 March 2017

The Republic of South Sudan (RSS) will soon appoint a judge to sit on the bench of the First Instance Division of the Arusha-based East African Court of Justice (EACJ).

South Sudan’s Foreign Affairs Minister Deng Alor Kuol (second right) holds talks with EAC officials led by Secretary General Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko. Also in the photo are Mr. Charles Njoroge, EAC Deputy Secretary General (Political Federation) and the Secretary General in of the South Sudan EAC Secretariat, Mr. Mou Mou Athian Kuol (extreme right)

16 March 2017

The East African Community Secretariat will undertake a comprehensive capacity building programme on the integration process for the Republic of South Sudan to enhance the young nation’s integration into the Community.

Hon. Dora Byamukama contributes during yesterday's Siting

16 March 2017

EALA has adjourned the enactment of the EAC Polythene Materials Control Bill 2016 in order to allow more room for consultations. The Motion for adjournment of the Bill was moved by the Chair of Council of Ministers and Deputy Minister of EAC, United Republic of Tanzania, Hon.

Hon. Mike Sebalu presents the report of the Committee to the House as Hon Mukasa Mbidde pays attention to the proceedings

15 March 2017

The regional Assembly is calling on the EAC bloc to work closely with cross border pastoral communities to ensure the proactive and effective implementation of the Common Market Protocol.

Judges of the First Instance in Court during the session, (L-R)  Hon Justices, Faustin Ntezilyayo, Isaac Lenaola (Deputy Principal Judge), and Fakihi Jundu

15 March 2017

The First Instance Division heard an Application filed by Castro Pius Shirima a Tanzanian resident against the EAC Partner States and the Secretary General. The Applicant is seeking the Court’s order for stay of signing the European Partnership Agreement (EPA).

Hon. Mukasa Mbidde presents the report of the Committee on Communication Trade and Investments on the oversight of the railway infrastructure to the House

10 March 2017

The regional Assembly is recommending for the improvement of the extensive rail network and penetration in the region.

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