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Statements & Speeches

24 October 2016

The Secretary General of the East African Community has through a report by NTV Uganda received news that the lawmakers of the East African Legislative Assembly sitting in Zanzibar have halted the ongoing recruitment process of over 30 senior officers of the EAC Secretariat due to allegations of

10 October 2016

Distinguished Members of the Media;
My Colleagues from the East African Community;
Ladies and Gentlemen.

Good Morning

15 July 2016

It is with great shock that I have received the sad news of the tragic and untimely death of Hon.

14 July 2016

The Government of Burundi has shared with the East African Community Secretariat a Statement it issued following the assassination of Hon. Hafsa Mossi on 13th July 2016. Below is the Statement in full.

14 July 2016

  1. On behalf of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) and on my own behalf, I express heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the family of the late Hon.

05 July 2016

The East African Community (EAC) Secretariat notes with concern the misinterpretation/misrepresentation of its Press Release issued on 1st July, 2016 following the conclusion of the

01 June 2016

The East African Community commends H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the Mediator and the Facilitator, H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa, former President of the United Republic of Tanzania for successfully conducting the Inter-Burundi Dialogue (IBD).

Facilitator of the Inter-Burundi Dialogue, former President of United Republic of Tanzania, H.E Benjamini Mkapa addressing participants of the dialogue.

24 May 2016

Remarks by H.E Benjamin Mkapa  

22 May 2016

The Inter-Burundi Dialogue resumed on 21st May, 2016 at the Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC) in the United Republic of Tanzania under the leadership of H. E. Benjamin Mkapa, the Facilitator of the process.

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