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Hon Shyrose Bhanji, mover of the Resolution condoling and sympathizing with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the victims of the Kagera Earthquake

19 October 2016

The Assembly was unanimous today in offering its condolences and sympathies to the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the victims of the earthquake following the disaster that shattered Kagera region on September 10th, 2016.

Hon Abubakar Zein who moved the Resolution calling for the establishment of formalized Chapter offices of the Assembly

19 October 2016

The Assembly wants opening of its Chapter Offices in the Partner States to enable better co-ordination, enhanced linkages and consolidation of the instutionalization processes.

Hon Dora Byamukama, the mover of the Bill which was enacted

18 October 2016

The days of human trafficking within the EAC region is now numbered. This follows the enactment of the EAC Anti-Trafficking in Persons Bill, 2016, this afternoon by the Assembly.

The EAC Secretary General, Amb Liberat Mfumukeko assures the House during the debate

13 October 2016

Given the recent financial crunch the Community has undergone, the Assembly is now urging the Summit of EAC Heads of State to direct the Council of Ministers to implement its directive on alternative sustainable funding mechanisms within a timeframe that it (the Summit) shall determine.

The late Hon. Dr Didas Masaburi

13 October 2016

Hon. Dr Didas Masaburi is dead. The former EALA Legislator passed away last night (October 12th, 2016) at the Muhimbili Hospital in Dar es Salaam, where he had been admitted.

AC Secretary General Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko (fourth right) with Oxford University's Stephen Peel (third left) with other EAC and Oxford University officials outside the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

13 October 2016

A delegation from the University of Oxford University in the United Kingdom led by Stephen Peel concluded a two-day working visit to the East African Community Headquarters, with the aim of exploring possible avenues of establishing mutually beneficial long-term collaboration between the Universi

Hon Dr Odette Nyiramilimo speaks during the debate on the Agriculture Budget Summit 2016.  The report was passed by the Assembly

12 October 2016

The Assembly today has added its voice to the push for more budgetary allocation in the agricultural sector in Partner States and to ensure legal and regulatory frameworks are responsive to the needs of the smallholder farmers, youth, women and other sectors.

H.E. Dr Ali Mohammed Shein, President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council  addresses the Assembly

11 October 2016

The President of Zanzibar and the Chairman of the Revolutionary Council, H.E. Dr Ali Mohammed Shein opened the Second Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Third Assembly with a call to re-double efforts towards strengthening the integration process.

11 October 2016

The 2nd Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA) Platform meeting themed Tracking Commitments, Sustaining Implementation for Results and Impact got underway in Entebbe, Uganda today.

07 October 2016

…Isles to play host to 3rd Assembly for the first time

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