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13:37
13:37

Inauguration of East African Legislative Assembly Underway eala mps

On Thursday, Parliament of Kenya elected its nine representatives setting the stage for the inauguration of the Assembly in Arusha, Tanzania this morning. These are now taking oath alongside legislators from all the other EAC member states. The administration of oath is presided over by the Clerk.
11:26
11:26

Uganda Takes Over EAC Chairmanship kirunda kivejinja 1

The new Chairman of the EAC Council of Ministers, AL Hajji Ali Kirunda Kivejinja said that Partner States have not fully allowed the citizens to enjoy the anticipated benefits since the operationalization of the Customs Union and Common Market protocols.
12:45
12:45

MPs Call for Restoration of EAC Climate Change Unit climate adaptation 1

The Council of Ministers is now expected to make tangible proposals on how to secure the work undertaken or yet to be done under the EAC Climate Change Programme including the possibility of creating a budget line for the same.
14:36
14:36

East African Court Hears Application against Burundi Press Law press freedom 1

The law forbids reporting on matters which could undermine national security, public order or the economy. Proponents of the law argue that it will professionalize the media in Burundi and ensure that journalists do not incite hatred in the country previously characterized by conflict. But the Journalists\' Association alleges that the adoption of the Press Law violates the fundamental and operational principles of the EAC.
15:10
15:10

EALA Speaker Margaret Zziwa Impeached 1 Top story

The decision was taken during a special sitting of the assembly in Arusha Tanzania, chaired by another Ugandan representative Chris-Opoka Okumu. A Replacement will be made within the next 48 hours.
15:56
15:56

EA Court Upholds Zziwa's Suspension

Today's ruling implies that the assembly will proceed with a one-day sitting in its Chambers in Arusha tomorrow, Wednesday to adopt a report on the findings into complaints leveled against Zziwa, grounds of which she was suspended.
10:49
10:49

Parliament of Uganda Settles for Draw with Burundi

In Group B, Parliament of Tanzania finished top after winning Parliament of Kenya on a toss (of a coin). Both teams had an equal number of points (4 points each) and equal goals (three each) after their games, compelling the organizers to invoke on the toss to decide the match winner.
11:15
11:15

Commercial Production For Natural Gas in Tanzania Expected in Ten Years 1

The discovery has created excitement amongst Tanzanian citizens and also raised hope for the country to have a first Liquefied Natural Gas-LNG project.
06:45
06:45

Kenya and Uganda govts sued in Arusha

The Government of Uganda and Kenya governments are likely to be arraigned over alleged human rights violations and breach of constitutions, reports the Citizen Newspaper of Tanzania.
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