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EAC mulls adopting French as an official language of the Community

…..as EAC and Government of the French Republic sign MoU

East African Community Secretariat, Arusha, Tanzania, 13th March, 2020: French could in the near future become an official language of the East African Community in addition to English.

This became apparent after the French government agreed to assist the EAC in conducting a study on the modalities to include French as an official language of the Community.

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Personal Representative of the German Chancellor for Africa visits EAC

East African Community Secretariat, Arusha, Tanzania, 28th February, 2020: The Personal Representative of the German Chancellor for Africa, Mr. Guenter Nooke who was on a working visit to Tanzania, today held bilateral talks with EAC Secretary General Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha.

The two leaders discussed development cooperation between the Federal Republic of Germany and the EAC on matters relating to regional economic integration, with particular focus on Health and Agriculture, as well as Customs and Trade sectors.

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The High Commissioner of India to the United Republic of Tanzania, Mr. Sanjiv Kohli presents his credence to the EAC Secretary General, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko

New Indian envoy accredited to the EAC

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 20th February, 2020The High Commissioner of India to the United Republic of Tanzania, Mr. Sanjiv Kohli, has been accredited as the country’s representative to the East African Community.

The High Commissioner presented his letter of credence to EAC Secretary General, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, during a ceremony held at the EAC headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

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The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Tanzania, Mrs Regine Hess presents her credentials to the Secretary General of the EAC Secretariat, Amb. Libérat Mfumukeko

New German Ambassador presents credentials to EAC Secretary General

East African Community Secretariat; Arusha, Tanzania; 19th February, 2020 The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Tanzania, Mrs Regine Hess, today presented her letter of credence to the Secretary General of the EAC Secretariat, Amb. Libérat Mfumukeko, to be accredited as the new German Ambassador to the EAC.

Mrs Hess had previously held diplomatic positions in the EAC Partner States of Uganda and Kenya and was accredited to the United Republic of Tanzania on 14th January, 2020. She is the first female German Ambassador to be accredited to the EAC.

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H.E Riitta SWAN, Finnish Ambassador present her credentials to EAC Secretary General Amb Liberat Mfumukeko

EAC Secretary General receives credentials from Finnish Ambassador

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 3th December, 2019: The East African Community Secretary-General, Amb, Liberat Mfumukeko yesterday received credentials from the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Finland to the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E Riitta SWAN, to also serve as Ambassador to the East African Community.

Speaking at the function, Amb. SWAN said that her appointment was out of her government’s commitment to deepen its cooperation with the EAC, noting the significance of regional integration not only for East Africans, but as an important source of growth for the continent as well.

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