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16 June 2017

The First Instance Division heard an inter parties Application file by Wani Santido from the Republic of South Sudan against the Attorney General of the Republic of South Sudan, the Speaker of the Parliament of South Sudan and the Secretary General of the East African Community on 15th June 2017.

Chief Justice Rwanda, His Lordship Sam Rugege (L) with the President EACJ, Justice Dr. Emmanuel Ugirashebuja (R)

12 June 2017

The President of the East African Court of Justice Hon. Justice Dr. Emmanuel Ugirashebuja paid courtesy call to the Chief Justice, His Lordship Justice Sam Rugege and Minister of Industry, Trade and East African Community Affairs, Hon.

Amb Ramadhani Mwinyi(with green shirt) flanked by Prof. Kimambo on his left (red tie) and Dr. Korogoto (white striped shirt) at the launch of the Design Competition in group photo in front of Nkrumah Hall

11 June 2017

The Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, United Republic of Tanzania, Amb. Ramadhani Mwinyi, on Friday launched the EAC Youth Competition to design a new emblem and logo for the Community.

Mrs. Consolata Acayo of the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries, Uganda speaking at the official opening of the EAC-FAO workshop on youth employment in agriculture in Dar es Salaam. With her are EAC Deputy Secretary General Hon. Christophe Bazivamo (centre) and Dr. Patrick Kormawa of FAO.

10 June 2017

A regional inception workshop to launch the joint East African Community (EAC) and Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) Project on Youth Employment in the Agricultural Sector in the EAC kicked off in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

A display of EAC’s records and archives in form of hard copy including old documentation of decisions, minutes, memoranda of understanding, magazines, newsletters, photographs and newspaper cuttings of published articles.

09 June 2017

EAC today celebrated the International Archives Day (IAD) which is a global event for archivists and records managers in order to make known the role of archives and exchange experiences with colleagues in regard to the importance of their work within EAC as an institution.

Hon. Jesca Eriyo, the EAC Deputy Secretary General in charge of Administration and Finance speaking at the official opening of the 1st Extra-Ordinary Meeting of the EAC Sectoral Council of Ministers of Health in Arusha. With her are Dr. Sarah Opendi, Uganda’s Minister of State for Health (left), and Ms. Mary Makoffu, Director of Social Affairs at the EAC Secretariat.

09 June 2017

East African Community Partner States have a serious shortage of qualified health specialists, recent estimates show.

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza addressing delegates before he officially opened the 8th East African Petroleum Conference and Exhibition in Bujumbura.

07 June 2017

East African Community Partner States have been called upon to minimize dependence on imported fossil fuels.

Launch of the EAC Emblem and Logo Competition at the College of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Rwanda, Huye (Butare) Campus by the Ag. Director General, Ms. Salafina Flavia (grey suit). The Dean of Students, Mr. Fabian Rugiriza is on her right in white stripped shirt.

07 June 2017

An official from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and EAC Affairs of the Republic of Rwanda has commended the EAC Secretariat for implementing the Council decision on involving the Youth in the region to develop a new EAC Brand Architecture.

07 June 2017

The 1st Extra-Ordinary Meeting of the EAC Sectoral Council of Ministers of Health began today with the Session of Senior Officials at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

06 June 2017

The First Instance Division of the East African Court of Justice has granted an interim ex parte order restraining the East African Legislative Assembly from administering the oath of office, or otherwise recognising nominees from the Republic of South Sudan pending the hearing inter partes on Th

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