30th Meeting of the Sectoral Council of Ministers Responsible for EAC Affairs and Planning underway in Arusha

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Nov 6, 2019

The 30th Meeting of the Sectoral Council of Ministers responsible for EAC Affairs and Planning(SCMEACP) is currently underway at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The six –day meeting kicked off with the Session of Seni ... Read More

Community's financial status worrying - Assembly states, calls on Council of Ministers to fasttrack remittances to remedy situation

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Nov 6, 2019

The East African Legislative Assembly once again wants the East African Community Council of Ministers to address the dire financial crisis, the regional bloc is in.  Critical to the matter is the need for all Partner States to duly remit ... Read More

Tourism sector vital for EAC - EALA says, as it calls for embrace of Single Tourism Visa

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Nov 6, 2019

Despite the significant contribution of the tourism sector in region’s economic growth, provision of employment and poverty reduction, certain overriding challenges that include sector underfunding, insecurity, lack of harmonized policies ... Read More

Forest cover declining, Lake Victoria in dire need for sustainable measures - EALA report shows

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Nov 6, 2019

A report of the Assembly has lamented over the declining forest cover in the EAC region, while calling for remedial measures to address factors hindering on the future sustainability of the Lake Victoria Basin.  Consequently, the regional ... Read More

Amendment to EAC Customs Management Act in the offing

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Nov 6, 2019

House approves leave to Hon Aden, change aimed at extending removal time of bulk non-containerized goods at port

East African Legislative Assembly, Arusha, Tanzania: 2nd October, 2019:Read More

EALA urges Partner States to duly institute Trade Remedies Committee

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Nov 6, 2019

…decade later, no Committee is in place, continued delay, hampering trade -legislators assert

East African Legislative Assembly, Arusha, October 1st 2019: The delay of t ... Read More

Germany commits Euros 35 million to EAC for Immunization Programme

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Aug 13, 2019

The Federal Republic of Germany has committed Euro 35 million to East African Community to be invested in vaccination programmes in the Partner States.

Speaking at the EAC headquarters,  Senior Policy Officer from the German Federal ... Read More

EAC Chiefs of Prisons/Correctional Services meet in Kampala

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Jul 18, 2019

The Chiefs of Prisons/Correctional services of the EAC Partner States held an Extra-Ordinary Meeting in Kampala,Uganda from 11th to 12th July 2019. The meeting was convened to validate and adopt a Capacity Building Training Needs Asse ... Read More

Court grants interim order restraining the Inter-University Council for East Africa from recruiting Chief Research & Innovation Coordination Officer

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Jul 18, 2019

The First Instance Division granted an interim order restraining the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) from pursuing the recruitment process in respect of the position of Chief Research and Innovation Coordination Officer, until ... Read More

Thirty Five (35) EAC Priority Infrastructure Projects Completed

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Jul 18, 2019

A total of 35 out of 286 projects identified by the East African Community Heads of State as priority infrastructure  development projects have been completed and are now operational.

The EAC Heads of State Joint Retreat on Infrastru ... Read More