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18:48
18:48

EAC Resumes Operations After Two Months Delay vote on account

Before the meeting, Members of the East African Legislative Assembly threatened to boycott the sittings over arrears including delayed salaries of three months. The legislators also claim up to USD 2 million for the meetings they have attended online since the pandemic broke out, including USD 400 each as transport and USD 160 for sitting allowance.
16:53
16:53

East African Legislative Assembly to be Inaugurated on Monday mike ssebalu

The stalemate in Kenya and South Sudan caused a deadlock in the regional body because it cannot conduct any business in the absence of one partner state. As such, the administration of oath for the other legislators in the assembly was suspended indefinitely
22:42
22:42

FDC Loses Out on EALA Seats Top story

For the second consecutive time opposition Forum for Democratic Change FDC party failed to secure a single seat as Parliament voted nine legislators to represent Uganda at the East African Legislative Assembly EALA.
22:17
22:17

Ground Not Level - Independent EALA Aspirants

Just minutes before Parliament announces the winners in the East African Legislative Assembly EALA elections, Independent candidates say they did not have a fair campaigning ground.
07:42
07:42

EALA Candidates Question Ballot Paper Arrangement ballot papers 1 3

A section of candidates contesting for the East African Legislative Assembly EALA seats are complaining about the arrangement of their names on the ballot papers to be used for todays election. The candidates, mostly Independent, say the arrangement of the names is intended to benefit their counterparts attached to political parties.
14:47
14:47

Incumbent EALA Legislators Banking on Experience eala race 9 1

Three incumbent East African Legislative Assembly EALA legislators say experience will be a key factor as they seek re-election on Tuesday. The three including Democratic Partys Fred Mukasa Mbidde, Independent legislator Suzan Nakawuki and Uganda Peoples Congress UPC partys Chris Opoka talked to URN about their tenure in the current regional parliament which expires in June.
08:23
08:23

East Africa Small, Insecure - Museveni eala mps 1 2

President Yoweri Museveni has rallied the East African legislators to fast tract the regional political federation saying the current political structure is not enough to guarantee strategic security.
16:39
16:39

Youth Promote EAC Integration through Cycling john phyton balongo 1

Fifteen cyclists from Uganda and Rwanda will traverse through Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi over the next 31 days.
10:52
10:52

MP Kakooza Pushes for Removal of EALA Term Limits fred mukasa mbidde 2

The Assembly is the Legislative Organ of the East African Community with a membership of 45 elected members from five states. These include Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, and Rwanda. However, representation to the assembly is limited to two five-year terms.
07:07
07:07

EALA Passes Cultural and Creative Industries Bill 3

She notes that East Africa has failed to compete favorably with other regions in the creative arts industry due to lack of support from governments.
15:29
15:29

EALA MPs Demand Regional Database For Sex Offenders child rights 1

The report authored by the Assemblys committee on General Purpose, proposes that the database, with linkage to all East African countries, outlines persons implicated in child sex offenses be listed and placed on high alert.
17:46
17:46

EALA Legislators Demand Tough Action Against Human Traffickers 3

Byamukama noted that trafficking, which is modern day slavery, is a grave abuse of human rights, majorly driven by poverty, unemployment and greed, among others.
17:13
17:13

Minister Wants Homosexuals Banned From Adoption in EAC legal guardianship 2 1

The Minister says several people have taken advantage of the loopholes in the adoption and legal guardianship laws to recruit children and youths into homosexuality under the guise of taking care of them.
14:22
14:22

Regional MPs Demand Uniform Investment Policy 4 1

In line with efforts to increase investment in East Africa, the Assembly wants partner states to formulate and harmonise investment codes and regimes that promote industrialization and investments, leading to economic development.
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.
08:24
08:24

Buganda Advises EALA to Go Slow on Integration Process 3 1

Mayiga says that the idea of the East African Community is good but there are lots of challenges within member states of the EAC that need to be sorted out. He cites the Buganda Question and the Zanzibar Question in Tanzania as one of the issues that pose a great challenge to the community.
16:38
16:38

EAC Countries Yet To Ratify Peace & Security Protocol 2

Uganda and Rwanda are the only countries out of the five East African Community partner states that have ratified the EAC peace and security protocol which is aimed at improving security in the region.
06:21
06:21

EAC Minister Warns Of Integration Challenges 2

The Kenyan cabinet secretary for East African Affairs has warned of the challenges and sensitivities that lie ahead of the implementation of the pillars of the regional integration. Phyllis Kandie, who is also the chair of the Council of Ministers, said this on Wednesday while addressing the East African Legislative Assembly which is holding its 4th meeting of their second session in Kampala.
19:16
19:16

President Museveni: EAC Growing Fast Despite Challenges 2

Museveni said that the single tourist visa did not come into effect on January 1st 2014 as was earlier planned due to delays but said that it will be operationalized next month.
17:24
17:24

Somalia, South Sudan To Be Admitted In EAC - Zziwa south sudan crisis 2

The East African Legislative Assembly speaker Margaret Zziwa has revealed that the East African Community will this year start the process of admitting Somalia and South Sudan.
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