Court dismisses Burundi case challenging the election of the 4th EALA Speaker

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

The First Instance Division dismissed a case filed by the government of Burundi challenging the process of electing the Speaker of the 4th East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), which was carried out on 19th December. 2017 without ... Read More

Assembly Approves EAC Budget Proposals for Financial Year 2019/2020

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

The Assembly has approved the EAC Budget estimates for the Financial Year 2019/20.

The EAC Budget presented to the House last week by the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, United Republic of Tanzania, Hon D ... Read More

AU Partners with the EAC to promote Kiswahili as a Language of Wider Communication in Africa

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Jul 9, 2019

The African Union has partnered with the EAC to set the pace for the recognition and promotion of Kiswahili as a Language of Wider Communication in the whole of Africa. Under The Dar-es-Salaam Framework of Action adopted by t ... Read More

EAC-IGAD-IOC launch Advanced Training for Police Officers on Criminal Investigations

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Apr 25, 2019

The East African Community, in partnership with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Indian Ocean Commission have over the last three years been implementing the ESA-IO Maritime Security Strategy with a Euro 37.5 Millio ... Read More

Foreign Direct Investment in East Africa fell in 2018 - UNCTAD

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Apr 12, 2019

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows to East Africa fell by 14% in 2018, this is according to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

UNCTAD says that the fall in FDI inflows to East Africa was significant, adding that it ... Read More

EALA in attendance at the 140th IPU Assembly in Doha…as Hon Dr Oburu Oginga addresses the gathering

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Apr 10, 2019

The 140th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly commenced in Qatar, this week (April 6-10, 2019) with over 1000 MPs from 160 Parliaments globally, in attendance to deliberate on issues under the umbrella theme of “Parliaments a ... Read More

EAC Commemorates 25 Years of the Genocide against the Tutsi

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Apr 10, 2019

  1. The Commemoration event took place at the EAC headquarters on 7th April, 2019 and was attended by 400 people largely students from nearby secondary schools and universities, Staff from EAC and United Nations International Residual Mechanis ... Read More

30th Meeting of the Sectoral Council on Cooperation in Defence underway in Arusha

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Apr 10, 2019

The 30th meeting of the East African Community Sectoral Council on Cooperation in Defence is currently underway in Arusha, Tanzania. The Sectoral Council on Cooperation in Defence has been convened pursuant to Article 10 of the EAC Protoco ... Read More

50 Million African Women Project conducts user training on Digital Platform

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Apr 2, 2019

The 50 Million Speak Project (50MWS) conducted a user training on the Digital Platform from the 25th to 29th March 2019, in Lusaka-Zambia, aimed at providing women with access to information on financial and non-financial services whi ... Read More

President Kagame calls for ownership of the EAC integration agenda by Partner States

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Apr 2, 2019

The Chairperson of the Summit of East African Community Heads of State, H.E. Paul Kagame, has urged EAC Partner States to urgently address all matters impeding the swift implementation of the various regional integration projects and ... Read More