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Federal Republic of Somalia reaffirms commitment to East African Community integration

Somalia’s entry into the Community will see the country benefit from the EAC's regional infrastructure projects such as roads, railways, and energy networks

The Federal Republic of Somalia has reaffirmed its commitment to integrating into the East African Community (EAC), demonstrating strong participation in a pivotal regional meeting currently underway in Nairobi, Kenya. The one-week meeting, attended by EAC Partner State delegates, aims to develop a comprehensive roadmap for Somalia's integration into the…

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23rd Extra-Ordinary Summit of the East African Community (EAC) Heads of State set to take place virtually on Friday 7th June, 2024

The Heads of State are also set to consider the report of the consultative meetings by the Chairperson of the Summit on Partner States' relations

EAC Heads of State are set to convene virtually for the 23rd Extra-Ordinary Summit of the EAC Heads of State, on Friday, 7th June, 2024. The Extra-Ordinary Summit, which will be chaired by H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit, the President of the Republic of South Sudan, is expected to consider the following matters:…

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Tanzania's Ministry of Constitutional and Legal Affairs and the East African Court of Justice commit to identifying areas of collaboration

The meeting aimed to strengthen ties between Tanzania and the Court while exploring avenues for collaborative efforts

The Tanzanian Minister of Constitutional and Legal Affairs, Hon. Amb. Dr. Pindi H. Chana, on Thursday paid a courtesy call on the Judge President of the East African Court of Justice (EACJ), Justice Nestor Kayobera. The meeting aimed to strengthen ties between Tanzania and the Court while exploring avenues for…

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Kenya and Tanzania Veterinary Authorities resolve Poultry trade disputes

Both countries are committed to upholding transparency, facilitating trade, and ensuring the health and safety of their citizens

In a landmark two-day meeting held at the East African Community (EAC) headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania, the Republic of Kenya and the United Republic of Tanzania have successfully addressed longstanding concerns regarding the export of poultry and poultry products between them. In his remarks, Mr. Rabson Wanjala, Co-Chair of the…

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A Big Win for East Africa with the Inclusion of Open Science in the East African Community EAC Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy (STI)

This marks a first for the region and Africa and is set to unlock the full potential of scientific research and drive sustainable development across East Africa

The 3rd East African Community (EAC) Regional Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Conference, held from 6 to 8 March, 2024 in Nairobi, Kenya, marked a significant milestone for the region with the launch of the East African Regional Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2023-2033 and the East African Regional Intellectual Property (IP)…

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East African Community (EAC) Multinational Road of Kenya/Uganda: Kisumu - Busia/Kakira - Malaba Expressway set to boost intra-regional trade in the Northern Corridor

The rehabilitation along the EAC Northern Corridor is expected to contribute to strengthening road infrastructure within the EAC region to fast-track regional integration and spur cross-border trade

The feasibility studies for the 256km multinational Kisumu-Kisian-Busia/Kakira-Malaba-Busitema-Busia expressway is set to start soon after EAC officially handed over the site to the consultancy firm named GOPA Infra Gmbh of Germany together with ITEC Limited of Kenya. The expressway that will run from Kisumu in Kenya to Kakira, a town Jinja district,…

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Uganda and South Sudan commit to enhance cooperation and border operations at the Elegu/Nimule border post

The mission provided a platform for in-depth discussions on various issues impacting trade between the two Partner States

Government officials, trade representatives and other stakeholders from the Republic of Uganda and the Republic of South Sudan convened at Nimule Border on Tuesday for a high-level joint border sensitisation mission focused on strengthening cross-border trade relations and fostering regional integration. The mission provided a platform for in-depth discussions on…

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East African Community (EAC) Secretariat set to conduct High-Level Border Sensitization Mission

Scheduled to commence on 9th April, 2024, the mission underscores the EAC's commitment to fostering cooperation, enhancing trade facilitation, and improving cross-border procedures

The East African Community (EAC) Secretariat is set to conduct a high-level sensitization mission at selected borders within the region aimed at reviewing the performance of the various One-Stop Border Posts (OSBPs). Scheduled to commence on 9th April, 2024, the mission underscores the EAC's commitment to fostering cooperation, enhancing trade facilitation,…

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East African Petroleum Conference 2025 preparations commence as Uganda hands over to Tanzania

Expectations are high for the event showcasing East Africa's potential as a hub for petroleum investment, sustainable energy, and socioeconomic development

The stage is set for the 11th East African Petroleum Conference and Exhibition 2025 (EAPCE’25), scheduled to take place from 5th – 7th March, 2025 in Tanzania. Organized by the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat and the EAC Partner States, the event anticipates attracting over 1,000 participants. Under the theme "Unlocking Investment in…

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Somalia to Deposit Her Instrument of Ratification on the Treaty of Accession to the East African Community today

The Treaty of Accession was signed by Somalia’s President Sheikh Hassan Mohamud and the Chairperson of the Summit of EAC Heads of State, H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit

The Federal Republic of Somalia will this morning deposit her instrument of ratification of the Treaty of Accession with the EAC Secretary General this morning making the Horn of Africa country the bloc’s 8th Partner State. A high-level delegation led by Somalia’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, Hon. Jibril Abdirashid Haji…