Assembly resumes sitting in Arusha

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Oct 29, 2018

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has resumed its Sitting in Arusha, Tanzania. The Second Meeting of the Second Session which commenced this morning (October 22, 2018) with meetings of respective Committees, continues until November ... Read More

Regional Stakeholder Workshop on EAC Regional Policy for Intellectual Property (IP) set for 25th September 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Oct 29, 2018

The East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO) is a semi-autonomous institution of the East African Community (EAC) that was established by the fifth Extra-Ordinary Summit of the EAC Heads of State on 18th June 2007, in accordance ... Read More

EALA Speaker addresses 139th IPU Assembly in Geneva

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Oct 27, 2018

The 139th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly commenced in Geneva, Switzerland this week with over 1000 MPs and Parliamentary staff meeting to deliberate on issues under the umbrella theme of science, technology and innovation. EALA Speaker ... Read More

Green the Community - EALA says as it ends Sittings

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Oct 27, 2018

EALA is adding its voice to the debate on greening the environment.  The regional Assembly now wants Partner States to make tree seedlings available to various communities to embark on massive tree planting campaigns and to conserve forest ... Read More

Push for Ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty as EALA, ICRC hold seminar in Arusha

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Oct 27, 2018

Stakeholders keen to reduce the proliferation of Small and Light Weapons (SALW) now want EAC Partner States to ratify the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) to mop out illegal arms. A seminar on Arms Trade Treaty and its Complementarity to the Regional Ar ... Read More

EALA defers debate on Statistics Bill

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Oct 27, 2018

Debate on the much anticipated EAC Statistics Bureau Bill, 2017, was deferred yesterday to allow for further consultation as the House rose. The Motion to postpone the debate on the crucial Bill was moved by Minister for EAC, Burundi, Hon Isabe ... Read More

Court dismisses a case by Dr Mpozayo, former EALA Staff challenging Rwanda Govt over his arrest and detention

East African Courts Of Justice Oct 27, 2018

The First Instance Division dismissed Dr Mpozayo Christophe’s Case against the Government of Rwanda over his arrest, detention, prosecution conviction and sentencing for the offence of inciting insurrection amongst the population for bein ... Read More

Court disallows Application for Ex-Parte Orders by Prof Kiprona Chepkwony over alleged eviction of civillians in the Mau Forest, Kenya

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Oct 27, 2018

The First Instance Division declined to grant Ex parte orders (orders given in the absence of the party against) in the Application filed by One Prof Paul Kiprono Chepkwony seeking Court orders to direct the government of Kenya to provide tempo ... Read More

Court allows Uganda Civil Aviation Authority to appear in Case over rent dispute at Entebbe International Airport

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Oct 3, 2018

The First Instance Division on Thursday allowed the Applicant (Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA)) to appear as an Intervener in Reference No.11 of 2017, a Case filed by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) challenging the government’s deci ... Read More

Regional Court dismisses Application by NGOs in Burundi seeking leave to Appear as Friends of the Court

East African Community Secretariat Headquarters, Arusha - Tanzania Oct 2, 2018

 The First Instance Division declined to grant the Applicants the leave sought to appear as amicu curiae (friends of the Court) in a matter that challenges the government’s order (a Ministe ... Read More

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