EAC Press Releases

Press releases considering East African community.

Tanzania, Uganda Signs Agreement On Energy, Civil Aviation At JPC Meet

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Tanzania has signed an agreement with Uganda for the enhancement of energy and civil aviation. Augustine Mahiga, Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, said the agreements were signed at a Joint Partnership Commission (JPC) meeting on Wednesday in Arusha. Uganda too is a member of East African Community (EAC). JPC was established in 2007 in Uganda and the ...

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East African Community Secretariat, Arusha, 9 December 2012: The Secretary General of the East African Community Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera is expected to officiate at a two-day sensitization workshop themed Role of Private Sector and Civil Society in the Implementation of the EAC Common Market Protocol taking place 10-11 December 2012 at the Blue Pearl Hotel in Dar es Salaam, ...

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Inter-Parliamentary games kick off in Nairobi

…Parliament of Uganda draws 1-1 with EAC/EALA team in soccer East African Legislative Assembly, Nairobi, Kenya, December 7, 2012: The Inter-Parliamentary Games kicked off in Nairobi this afternoon with defending champions, Parliament of Uganda holding EAC/EALA to a one-all draw in an entertaining match played at the Nyayo National Stadium. The Group B match was a balanced affair with both ...

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President Nkurunziza tours 13th EAC JUA KALI/NGUVU KAZI Exhibition

Invites East Africans to explore Burundi and see developments  Wishes all East Africans a happy festive season East African Community Secretariat, Arusha, 7 December 2012: The President of the Republic of Burundi His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza today toured the 13th edition of the EAC Jua Kali/Nguvu Kazi exhibition themed Promoting Jua Kali/Nguvu Kazi through innovation, competitiveness, investment and private public ...

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IFAD supports EAC’s efforts to be food self-sufficient

East African Community Secretariat, Rome, 7 November 2012:  The president of the Rome-based International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) Mr. Kanayo Nwanze has assured the East African Community of full support in its efforts to fight hunger and become food self-sufficient. He said that EAC would be their top priority in 2013 adding that his senior officials would be dispatched ...

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EALA speaker meets Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza

EAST AFRICAN LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, Bujumbura, Burundi; November 5, 2012:   H.E President Pierre Nkurunziza today held a meeting with the EALA Speaker, Rt. Hon. Margaret Nantongo Zziwa. The meeting was cordial with the Head of State congratulating the Speaker following her recent ascension to the high office and being the first elected lady Speaker of EALA.  The President also thanked the ...

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Former German President lauds EAC on SMEs

East African Community Secretariat, Arusha, 2 November 2012: His Excellency Horst Kohler, former President of the Federal Republic of Germany, has commended the East African Community’s for its efforts in mobilizing investments towards the development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the region. President Kohler made the remarks Thursday when the EAC Secretary General Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera paid ...

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