Regional

Third EALA set to be inaugurated tommorrow

…Speaker to be elected from Uganda East African Legislative Assembly, Arusha, June 4, 2012: The third East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) is to be sworn-in tomorrow, Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at the EALA Chambers in Arusha. The occasion shall see the election of a new Speaker following the end of tenure of Rt. Hon Abdirahin Abdi. Two Members who picked ...

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EAC, AFDB sign $428,000 agreement to boost Railway Project

Secretary General in talks with US Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Development  East African Community Secretariat, Arusha, 1 June 2012: The EAC and the African Development Bank (AfDB) today signed a grant agreement for the first disbursement of $428,000 out of an anticipated $1.8 million for the railway sector enhancement project. The project is jointly financed by grants from the ...

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East African Parliamentary Institute launched

…new regional institute to help train and harness skills of Parliamentarians and staff East African Legislative Assembly, Arusha, June 1, 2012: The Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly, Rt. Hon Abdirahin Abdi yesterday launched the East African Parliamentary Institute (EAPI). The establishment of the EAPI, a first for the region, now provides a unique opportunity for Parliamentarians and other ...

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Second EALA completes sitting, winds up its duties

…Adopts seven reports and passes 5 Resolutions East African Legislative Assembly, Arusha, May 31, 2012: The second East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has wound up its 5th Meeting of the 5th Session and with that, ended its tour of duty.  The last statutory day of the 2nd Assembly is Monday, June 4, 2012. At its last Plenary today, the august ...

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Secretary General receives Finnish Minister for International Development

East African Community Secretariat, Arusha, 31 May 2012: The Secretary General of the East African Community Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera today received Hon. Heidi Hautala, Minister for International Development of the Republic of Finland who paid him a courtesy call at his office in Arusha, Tanzania. Hon. Hautala, who was accompanied by the Finnish Ambassador to the United Republic of ...

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