Following numerous concerns raised by various stakeholders, EALA has today withdrawn the EAC Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Bill, 2017, paving way for the Committee on General Purpose to re-draft the said legislation afresh.
The East African Legislative Assembly has reconsidered and approved the EAC Budget Estimates for the Financial Year 2020/21, amounting to USD97,669,708, at a Special Sitting held virtually. With it, the Assembly further enacted the recommitted EAC Appropriation Bill, 2020.
The Feasibility Study and Detailed Engineering Design for the Tanzania – Uganda Road Project have been concluded.
President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the NRM presidential flag bearer, called on the party leaders to preach the gospel of East African integration to Ugandans, with an eye of creating more markets for local goods.
Security Experts from the six East African Community Partner States convened in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for a three-day meeting which is part of regional efforts towards harmonization of Police Standard Operating Procedures (SPOs).
On November 24, the EAC Secretariat and the Government of Germany successfully concluded their Government negotiations on development cooperation at the EAC Secretariat’s headquarter in Arusha, Tanzania.
In total, Germany committed up to 42.9 million euros for the next two years.
The East African Community Secretary-General Ambassador Liberat Mfumukeko has said the growth trends observed in the East African Community (EAC) integration process have been due to the political goodwill of its leaders.
By Fred Kiva
President, Yoweri Museveni says leaders of the East African Community partner states are in talks to have truck drivers tested for covid-19 from their respective countries before setting off for their journeys.