Author - Collins Mann

Burundi President Évariste Ndayishimiye roots for regional Unity

The Secretary General of the East African Community, Hon (Dr.) Peter Mathuki, together with the Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly, Rt. Hon. Martin Ngoga, and the Judge President of the East African Court of Justice, Justice Nestor Kayobera paid a courtesy call on the President of of Burundi, His Excellency Évariste Ndayishimiye, at the Presidential Palace, in Gitega, Burundi on Saturday.  During the visit, the Secretary General expressed his gratitude to the President and other members of the EAC...

EAC Secretary General urges EAHRC to provide innovative healthcare solutions for the region

The East African Community Secretary General, Hon (Dr.) Peter Mathuki has urged the East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC) to provide the people of East Africa with innovative solutions to the various challenges facing the health sector in the region and in particular a joint regional response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Secretary General commended the work done thus far by the Commission in improving the health and wellbeing of East Africans through health research and findings, as well as...

EAC Secretary General pays courtesy call on President Salva Kiir Mayardit

The Secretary General of the East African Community, Hon (Dr.) Peter Mathuki paid a courtesy call on the President of the Republic of South Sudan, His Excellency Salva Kiir Mayardit at his office in Juba, South Sudan.  During the visit, the Secretary General thanked the President and other members of the EAC Summit for his appointment as the sixth Secretary General of the East African Community. “I am cognizant of the very heavy responsibilities inherent in this appointment. I will remain...

Twenty young lecturers benefit from China-EASTRIP TVET Scholarship Programme

Twenty young lecturers from Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania Regional Flagship TVET Institutes (RFTIs) supported by the World Bank East Africa Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project (EASTRIP) have been awarded scholarships to upgrade their qualification in Science and Technology to support advancement of Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in East Africa. The scholarships were awarded by the Chinese government, as part of the tripartite partnership between the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA), the People’s Republic of China...

EAC Coffee Business Forum kicks-off in Mombasa

The East African Community Coffee Business Forum kicked off in Mombasa, Kenya with high level speakers from public and private sector exchanging and seeking to learn from each other as well as find new markets and seal international sales opportunities. The forum organised by EAC jointly with the African Fine Coffee Conference and Exhibition and financed by the European Union through the MARKUP Programme will feature a week of interactive discussions, workshops and networking events. Speaking at the official opening ceremony,...