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The 18th Ordinary East African Community (EAC) Heads of State Summit has been set for the 20th May, 2017, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The East African Community Council of Ministers has appointed 31 East Africans to various positions at the EAC Secretariat.

The First Instance Division today as it concluded its sessions, dismissed a case filed by Mr.

The activities of the EAC are perpetually grinding to a halt – unless immediate remedial measures are taken to remit the amount of US$ 24,016,930 owed to the EAC by the Partner States.

The Republic of South Sudan (RSS) will soon appoint a judge to sit on the bench of the First Instance Division of the Arusha-based East African Court of Justice (EACJ).

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).

The First Instance Division heard a matter filed on 20th November 2015 by Mr. Manariyo Desire (Burundi citizen) versus the Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi.

EALA is urging all Parliaments and Political Parties of the EAC Partner States to celebrate the International Day of Democracy on 15th September 2016 by having specific programs facilitating and promoting participation of young people in all affairs of their society including in decision making a

The East African Court of Justice’s Appellate Division heard an appeal filed by Mr. Simon Peter Ochieng and John Tusiime (the Appellants, both Ugandans) challenging the decision of the First Instance Division which was delivered on 17th August, 2015.

The Second Annual Conference on Leiden-East African Community (LEAC) Law was held yesterday as part of the annual commemoration of the Europe Day at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The conference themed: ‘From Rules to Reality’ was graced by Amb.

The East African Court of Justice (EACJ) Annual Judges’ Seminar has opened in Nairobi, Kenya.

The East African Court of Justice Stakeholders’ conference which took place at Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya was officiated by the Integration Secretary in the State Department of East African Affairs & Ag.

The East African Court of Justice Appellate Division on 20th November 2015 gave an advisory opinion filed on 15th April 2015 by the Secretary-General of the EAC on behalf of the Council of Ministers of the EAC.

The First Instance Division overruled the objections of the Secretary-General blocking Hon. Zziwa from giving evidence in Court without seeking leave of the Assembly.

The First Instance Division dismissed a case filed by a Ugandan national, Oscar Okaly Opuli, against the Secretary-General of the East African Community (1st Respondent) and the Republic of Uganda (2nd Respondent) alleging that the Government of Uganda’s failure to investigate David Greenhugh and

The First Instance Division on 3 November 2015 heard a matter against the Secretary-General of the East African Community for the alleged failure to take action in implementation of the EAC Council of Ministers’ directive to the two Partner States - United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of

EALA has this afternoon sworn in Hon. Dr Anthony Luyirika Kafumbe, the new Counsel to the East African Community (CTC) as an Ex-Officio Member of EALA.

The Oath of Allegiance to the House was administered by the Clerk of EALA, before the EALA Speaker, Rt Hon. Daniel F. Kidega.

With the region grappling with major issues of human trafficking, the Assembly has today taken a bold step to arrest and stem the illegal trade.

The Assembly wants the region to prioritise harmonisation of investment initiatives and incentives if the bloc is to be promoted as a single investment area.

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East African Community
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