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EALA works in accordance with the EAC treaty and rules of procedures

01-16-2015 The former East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) speaker Margaret Zziwa accuses EALA MPs of illegally removing her from office. She plans to make her allegations in court but the EALA house proceeds in accordance with the treaty and the rules of procedures of the Assembly.–By Diane Uwimana Margaret Nantongo (...)
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KENYA – Student sentenced to a year in jail for insulting President on social media

01-13-2015 A Kenyan student has been sentenced to a year in prison after insulting President Uhuru Kenyatta on a social media site. Alan WadiOkengo, alias Lieutenant Wadi, must also pay a fine of $2,000 or serve a second year in jail. Kenya has an active and vibrant online social media (...)
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KENYA – Son of the Prime Minister found dead

01-13-2015 Fidel Odinga, the son of former Kenyan Prime Minister and main opposition party leaderRailaOdinga, was found dead at his home in Karen, Nairobi in the early hours of Sunday 4th January 2014. Top Kenyan detectives are treating the death as suspicious, and are currently investigating. Fidel Odinga had been (...)
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RWANDA – US supports military action against FDLR

01-13-2015 United Nations Peacekeepers (MONUSCO) and the Congolese armed forces have threatened the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) with military action, as they did not disarm by the January 2nd deadline. The United States supports the use of military force against the group according to U.S. Special (...)
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Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania criticize the International Criminal Court

01-01-2015 During the International Criminal Court (ICC) Assembly of States Parties, held in New York from 8 to 17 December 2014, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania strongly criticized the ICC while over a dozen African countries expressed their support.-By Lorraine Josiane Manishatse The ICC Assembly is held annually. It is composed (...)
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Further delays for the EAC Political Federation

12-20-2014 Heads of State were planning to agree on a timeline for Political Federation during the 16th EAC Heads of States Summit held in Nairobi on 30 November, but have stalled progression by asking for further studies.-By Diane Uwimana A Political Federation is the ultimate goal of East African Community (...)
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EAC youth is called upon to‘Think, Speak and Participate’

12-17-2014 The 1st EAC Youth Conference held in Arusha, Tanzania on 5-6 December 2014, focused on the importance of technology and communication, while stressing leadership and creativity skills.-By Yves Didier Irakoze The main goal of the Conference is to provide a platform to disseminate the East African Community’s Youth Policy, (...)
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Only Innovations Can Reduce Costs in EAC

12-10-2014 Trade Mark East Africa, an organization promoting trade in East Africa, launched the ‘Logistics and Innovation For Trade’ (LIFT) fund in Burundi last week,to help reduce the cost of transport and logistics in East Africa.-By J.BerchmansSiboniyo The idea originates in an analysis carried out by the World Bank (WB) (...)
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Burundi ratifies the EAC Monetary Union Protocol

12-09-2014 Burundi has joined Rwanda and Tanzania in ratifying the East African Community Monetary Union Protocol. The Protocol aims to harmonize monetary and fiscal policies and establish a common central bank for the East African Community. It is thought that a monetary union, with the absence of currency risk, provides (...)
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East Africa Junior Tennis Competition

12-02-2014 Tennis players under 18, from Africa, America and Europe are gathered in Burundi for the East Africa Junior Circuit U 18, from 17 November to 6 December at Entente Sportive to Bujumbura.-By Yves Didier Irakoze According to Hassan Murisho, a coach at the East Africa Tennis Training Center at Entente (...)