East African Community News

MPs seek AG’s opinion on local content bill

However, Nsamba explained that the Finance Ministry had not offered a Certificate also highlighting a letter from Finance Minister Matia Kasaija indicating that the Bill was a duplicate of guidelines they were developing and that it was also in contravention of provisions in the East African Community (EAC) protocol.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

Try chocolate-covered locust, yummy and good for you too

The project funded by the East African Community (EAC) through its East Africa Science and Technology Commission (EASTC) has also brought on board Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania, Makerere University of Uganda, University of Rwanda and International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE).

The Star , Kenya Feb 19, 2019

Tanzania seeking to plug edible oil shortage

While the government has imposed duties on imports, including from East African Community member states, Tanzania has failed to attract investors, resulting in frequent shortages of cooking oil and skyrocketing retail prices.

The East African , Kenya Feb 19, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Kagame on AU, EAC and what keeps him awake at night

By PAMELLA SITTONI Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has called for an urgent resolution of differences between countries in the region, which he says are standing in the way of the East African Community’s progress.

The East African , Kenya Feb 19, 2019

EAC insurance regulators in talks for uniform policies

Market News EAC insurance regulators in talks for uniform policies Regional insurance regulators have taken initial steps towards harmonisation of policies in the six-nation East African Community bloc in a bid to boost penetration.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

War drums in EAC, or a game of chess?

By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO By 2013, the East African Community seemed finally to have grown weary of Tanzania’s gloomy-faced, never-ending stance of a reluctant resident in the house.

The East African , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

UK, East and Southern Africa sign trade deal

The UK-Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) Trade Continuity Agreement is meant to replicate the Economic Partnership Agreement that the East African Community is yet to sign with the European Union, due to disagreements among members on its viability.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

No payout for East African countries when disaster strikes

None of the East African Community member states, in similar circumstances, would have attracted the same support.

The East African , Kenya Feb 16, 2019

UK, East and Southern Africa countries ink new trade deal

The UK-Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) Trade Continuity Agreement is meant to replicate the Economic Partnership Agreement that the East African Community is yet to sign with the European Union, due to disagreements among members on its viability.

The East African , Kenya Feb 16, 2019

Kenya rules out blocking cheaper imports from EA

We are also very active members of the East African Community (EAC).

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 15, 2019