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Why flying within East Africa is cumbersome

Why flying within East Africa is cumbersome

07 Feb 18  News
If you are a frequent flyer in East Africa, connecting from one flight to another, which is time-consuming and tiresome, plus the eventual cost of travel are likely to be your top ...
Cheap Chinese, Indian, UAE imports threaten local firms in Kenya

Cheap Chinese, Indian, UAE imports threaten local firms in Kenya

07 Feb 18  News
Competition from cheap imports from India and China is the biggest barrier to growth of local manufacturing, the Kenya Association of Manufacturers has said. In its fourth-quarter...
Kenya and Tanzania agree to resolve trade barriers

Kenya and Tanzania agree to resolve trade barriers

01 Feb 18  News
Kenya and Tanzania have agreed to resolve their differences and address barriers hindering trade between the two countries. In a joint communique issued in Mombasa, the two countr...
Botswana signs the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement

Botswana signs the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement

31 Jan 18  News
Botswana has signed the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) Agreement which consists of 26 countries of the three Regional Economic Communities of Common Market for Eastern and South...
Group trains 10,000 small trade women from EAC on cross-border laws

Group trains 10,000 small trade women from EAC on cross-border laws

30 Jan 18  News
More than 10,000 small-scale women traders engaged in cross-border business in the East African Community (EAC) have been trained on laws governing trade among the member countries...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Jan 18  News
Underway in Nairobi: Review and Validation Meeting for the EAC Draft Regional Framework US Trade and Investment with Sub-Saharan Africa: download evidence at yesterday’s hearing...
President Museveni delivers State of EAC Address to EALA

President Museveni delivers State of EAC Address to EALA

24 Jan 18  News
The President of Republic of Uganda and Chairperson of Summit of EAC Heads of State, H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, is rooting for all efforts towards an effective integration of the...
EAC Secretary General calls for implementation of critical activities in 2018

EAC Secretary General calls for implementation of critical activities in 2018

23 Jan 18  News
East African Community Secretary General, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, has called for serious prioritizing of the available resources to ensure critical activities in the integration pr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jan 18  News
Diarise: 4th EAC Heads of State Retreat on Infrastructure Financing and Development (21-22 February, Kampala) Regional integration and informal trade in Africa: evidence from Beni...
2nd EA Business and Entrepreneurship Conference calls for promotion of cross-border investments

2nd EA Business and Entrepreneurship Conference calls for promotion of cross-border investments

15 Dec 17  News
East Africans urged to take advantage of regional opportunities to grow their businesses The second edition of East African Business and Entrepreneurship Conference & Exhibiti...
East African Community adopts its energy security agenda

East African Community adopts its energy security agenda

08 Dec 17  News
The East African Community (EAC) has adopted its Energy Security Policy Framework seeking to ensure the security of the region’s biomass, electricity, and oil and gas supplies. ...
Kenya’s exports to EAC countries decline

Kenya’s exports to EAC countries decline

04 Dec 17  News
Kenya’s exports to the East African region dropped in the first eight months of this year, with the largest decline being registered exports to Tanzania. New data shows that Tan...
Kenya adopts visa on arrival for Africans

Kenya adopts visa on arrival for Africans

29 Nov 17  News
President Paul Kagame yesterday congratulated his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta and the Kenyan people during Kenya’s presidential inauguration in Nairobi. Speaking in S...
Region in joint efforts to develop cross-border trade

Region in joint efforts to develop cross-border trade

29 Nov 17  News
Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo officials have committed to work together in addressing challenges hindering cross-border trade in the region...
Opening markets will remove barriers to EA food security

Opening markets will remove barriers to EA food security

28 Nov 17  News
Recent food shortages in Kenya brought on by fluctuations in climate patterns resulted in the importation of tens of thousands of tonnes of maize from the international market this...
WCO/JICA East African Project concluded with more utilization of regionally developed pool of experts

WCO/JICA East African Project concluded with more utilization of regionally developed pool of experts

28 Nov 17  News
The World Customs Organization participated in the 8th Regional Joint Coordinating Committee (RJCC) meeting of “The Project on Capacity Development for International Trade Facili...
EAC urged to preserve investment policy space

EAC urged to preserve investment policy space

27 Nov 17  News
Conditions which host countries impose on multinational enterprises requiring them to meet specified goals with respect to their business activities are one way regional countries ...
Information for Trade (InfoTrade) in Kenya web portal officially launched in a bid to ensure international trade efficiency

Information for Trade (InfoTrade) in Kenya web portal officially launched in a bid to ensure international trade efficiency

23 Nov 17  News
It will now take a trader a maximum of 5 minutes to access summarised information on international trade procedures in Kenya Traders in Kenya stand to benefit from increased effic...
EAC hands over COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Task Force Chairmanship to COMESA

EAC hands over COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Task Force Chairmanship to COMESA

20 Nov 17  News
The Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC), Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko handed over the Chairmanship of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Task Force (TTF) to Mr Sindiso Ndem...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Nov 17  News
Postponed: The EAC announced today that the 1st EAC Joint Heads of State Retreat on Health and Infrastructure, scheduled for 28-29 November in Kampala, has been postponed. Underwa...

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