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Members of the Tripartite Task Force Infrastructure Sub-Committee

15 May 2017

The Tripartite Task Force Infrastructure Sub-Committee meeting to consider progress of projects and programmes under the Infrastructure Pillar of the Tripartite Free Trade Area (FTA) concluded on 12th May, 2017 in Arusha, Tanzania.

11 May 2017

The EAC Secretariat in collaboration with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has organized the 1st meeting of the Technical Committee (TECHCOM) on Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.

09 May 2017

East African Community Secretary General Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko has sent a message of condolence to the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, His Excellency John Pombe Magufuli, following the demise of 35 people including 32 students in a road accident near Arusha last Saturday.

09 May 2017

EALA Speaker, Rt Hon. Daniel F. Kidega has sent a message of condolence to the President of the United Republic of Tanzania H.E. Dr John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, following the tragic weekend accident in Karatu District, Arusha, that claimed lives of over 30 children.

27 April 2017

The Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence Project (ACE II) has  held its biannual Technical and Advisory Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

26 April 2017

The East African Community Secretariat significantly reduced traveling expenses over the 10-months period running from May 2016 – February 2017 compared to a similar period from May 2015 – February 2016.
 EAC Travel expenditures fell to US$ 9.1 million in the period ending

25 April 2017

EALA late last week commenced on its last leg of sensitisation activities for the Financial Year 2016/17 in the Partner States.

21 April 2017

The 6th Meeting of the EAC Chiefs of Prisons/Correctional Services, was held on 20th April 2017 in Port Louis, Mauritius, pursuant to the EAC Calendar of activities for the period January to June 2017.

Ms. Jean Lubega-Kyazze, Senior Private Sector Specialist at the World Bank with Mr. Wilberforce Mariki, the Director of Planning at the EAC Secretariat during a workshop on the 2016 East African Common Market Scorecard at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

21 April 2017

The East African Community Partner States have undertaken a number of reforms over the past four years to facilitate implementation of the EAC Common Market Protocol, this is according to the East African Common Market Scorecard (CMS 2016).

14 April 2017

The Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC), Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko paid a courtesy call on the Director General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), Amb. Sahle-Work Zewde on Thursday, 13th April, 2017, at the UNON offices in Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya.

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