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EAC Conflict Resolution Mechanism Weak-Maganda border tension 1 2

When asked on why Angola had to come in to resolve the Rwanda-Uganda conflict, Maganda said that there is no clear resolution on conflict management in the EAC protocol which should help in internal conflicts.
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MPs Ask Gov't for Detailed Phase Out Plan of Ordinary Passports regular passports 1 1

During the 17th Ordinary Summit of the East African Community (EAC) Heads of State held in March 2016, the Presidents launched the new EAC e-Passport and directed that issuance of the passports should take effective 1st January 2017 followed by a phased suspension of the readable East African and National Passports in a period of two years.
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MPs Ask Gov't to Resolve Tension with Rwanda rwandan gov't 4

Butemba County MP Pentagon Innocent Kamusiime says that ideally, the border cannot be closed without prior notice to the neighboring country. He advises that the government fast-tracks negotiations to resolve any outstanding conflict, for the sake of Ugandan traders.
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Makerere Don Downplays Role of East African Community 1 6 Top story

In a heated debate at Makerere University on Friday evening, centered on the future of East Africa, political science don, Prof Phillip Kasaija argued that heads of state have even moved away from political federation to toeing around with the idea of political confederation.
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East African Community Anthem a Hurdle for Ugandans 1 2

The Anthem which is taught in schools across the country and sang at national functions evokes the history, struggles and integration of the community. Its lyrics in Swahili, the official language of the EAC, start with a commitment to protecting and guarding the community.
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EAC Integration Process Making Great Strides – Ruto 1 3

Ruto was speaking at a meeting by the Africa Strategic Leadership Centre at the Kampala Serena Hotel this morning. The meeting that brought together government officials, business leaders, trade and manufacturing bodies representatives among others was under the theme; The Future of East Africa: Talking Regional Integration, Economy and Trade.
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EAC Extractive Sector Trapped In Environmental Politics, Violence climate change 1 3

Eria Serwajja, a lecturer at Makerere University, says investigations conducted in Lolung Artisanal mine in Moroto district show that women live precarious lives in the periphery of artisanal Gold mines in Karamoja.
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Uganda Backtracks on Continental Free Trade Area Agreements 4 1

The agreement seeks to create a single continental market for goods and services, with free movement of business persons and investments, and thus pave the way for accelerating the establishment of the Customs Union.
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EAC Infrustructure Strategy Starved Of Financing 1 3

The region needs over 78 Billion to finance regional integration flagship projects.
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EALA Representatives Should Be Elected by Universal Suffrage - Amanya Mushega 1 1

Bobi Odiko, the senior Public Relations Officer at EALA, was last year reported by The East African, saying the Assembly wasnt against universal suffrage. He argued that this is one of the ways in, which the assembly can effectively represent the citizens of East Africa.
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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.
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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
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Africa is World's Future Business Centre - Museveni 1 Top story

Addressing the Indo-East African regional conclave in Kampala, Museveni said Africa, with 12 million square miles of land, massive natural resources, a big population of 1.2 billion people and a growing purchasing power of seven trillion Shillings, makes it a strong economic force of the future.
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EAC Gets USD 1.5m Grant for Masaka-Mutukula Highway 1

The project covers 89.5 kilometers of the Masaka to Mutukula road section in Uganda, a section of 30 kilometers from Mutukula to Kyaka linking to another section of 133 kilometers from Bugene to Kasulo to Kumunazi in Tanzania.
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Pictorial: Day One of East Africa JAMAFEST 2017

Roads in the centre of Kampala are open again a day after they were closed for the start of the East African Arts and Culture Festival. URN brings you the story in pictures.
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Mixed Reactions Welcome Kampala Jamafest mglsd 1 4

The beginning of the East Africa Jamafest on the streets of Kampala on Saturday left revellers with mixed reactions. The East Africa Cultural Festival, of Jamafest, is a series of events that promote the best of East Africas culture every two years. It aims to promote regional-cultural integration through arts and culture by providing a platform to showcase as a primary driver of East African Community integration.
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EAC Second-Hand Clothing Ban Gets Massive U.S. Support agoa

More than 190 people submitted responses to the petition, through the Office of United States Trade Representative USTR, the government agency handling the petition. All submissions, posted on the USTR website www.regulations.gov are against a call to suspend the three East African Countries from AGOA.
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Kenya Denies Ugandan Pilot Work Permit 1

Captain Ronald Denis DUjanga, a South Africa-trained pilot has been hired by airliner Fly540 since mid-2016, but the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority KCCA is refusing to give him a letter of no objection in order to allow him work freely.
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MPs Demand UGX 28Bn for E-Passports 1

The full implementation of the project requires US 100 million, which is unfunded in the 2017/2018 financial year budget. The issuance of E-passport by the National Citizen and Immigration Control was planned to start by January 2017.
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EAC Leaders Meet over EU Partnership Agreement Stalemate 1 Top story

President Yoweri Museveni and his Tanzania counterpart, John Magufuli will be on the spotlight over the weekend as the East African leaders meet for their annual summit. Key on the agenda is whether Museveni and Magufuli will relax their stand on the controversial Economic Partnership Agreements EPAs with the European Union.
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