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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.

Participants display the International Women's Day banner after take off from EAC headquarters to the Arusha City Market

09 March 2017

The East African Community (EAC) women led by Hon. Jesca Eriyo, Deputy Secretary General in charge of Finance and Administration (DSG F&A), yesterday  participated in a colorful march to the local market in Arusha; ‘Soko Kuu’ in commemoration of the International Women’s Day (IWD).
Hon Nancy Abisai, the mover of the Bill on Gender Development and Equality speaks as Hon Dr Odette Nyiramilimo looks on

08 March 2017

Today is the International Women’s Day. As the globe came together to commemorate the day under the theme; “Be Bold for Change”, EALA legislators sitting in Kigali, Rwanda prized the region with passage of the EAC Gender Equality, Equity and Development Bill, 2016 as the House resumed.

H.E. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda addresses EALA at the commencement of the 5th Meeting of the 5th Session in Kigali

07 March 2017

President Paul Kagame yesterday addressed Parliament at the commencement of the Fifth Meeting of the Fifth Session in Kigali, Rwanda.

Group photo opportunity: Delegation of African Development Bank (AfDB) and EAC Officials

06 March 2017

 A delegation of African Development Bank (AfDB) Executive Directors paid a working visit to the EAC Headquarters and held discussions with the Secretary General of the East African Community, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko and other EAC Senior officials.

Dr. Nicholas Haan and Amb Liberat Mfumukeko listen attentively to question coming from the press(not in the picture)

02 March 2017

The East African Global Impact Challenge 2017 was launched today by the East African Community Secretary General, Amb Liberat Mfumukeko in the company of Dr.

02 March 2017

Preparations are in high gear for the 6th Health and Scientific Conference & International Health Exhibition and Trade Fair scheduled to take place from 29th to 31st March 2017 in Bujumbura, Burundi.

02 March 2017

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) holds its sitting in Kigali, Rwanda, next week. The Fifth Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Third Assembly takes place from Monday, March 6th, 2017 to Thursday, March 16th, 2017.

EAC Secretary General, Amb Liberat Mfumukeko

01 March 2017

The Secretary General of the East African Community, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko will host Executive Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday 3rd March, 2017. The high powered delegation will pay a courtesy call on the Secretary General and will consist 10 Executive Directors.

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