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Education Key for Development in the Region Says Zziwa

The Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly, Rt. Hon Margaret Nantongo Zziwa is calling for concerted efforts to improve the quality of education as a pre-cursor to the region’s development. …

Read More Oct 28, 2013

EALA Adopts Audited Accounts Report

EALA has today debated and adopted the Report of the Committee on Audited Accounts. Debate on the Report which was presented to the House by the Chairperson of the Accounts Committee, Hon Straton Ndikuryayo last…

Read More Oct 28, 2013

EALA Passes Resolution to Mark International Day of Democracy

The East African Community is expected to recognize and to mark the International Day of Democracy on September 15, annually, following a Resolution on the floor of the House this afternoon. The Assembly has through…

Read More Oct 24, 2013

Deffer the Kenyan ICC Cases - EALA States

The push to defer the criminal cases against the President and the Deputy President of Kenya today received overwhelming support from the East African Legislative Assembly. The Assembly has this afternoon passed…

Read More Oct 24, 2013

President Nkurunziza Launches EALA Strategic Plan

At the opening of the 2nd Meeting of the 2nd Session of the 3rd Assembly yesterday, President Pierre Nkurunziza also launched the EALA Strategic Plan (2013-2018) in a colourful ceremony at the Burundi National Assembly.…

Read More Oct 23, 2013

EALA Session Continues

EALA is urging the Council of Ministers to promote Kiswahili language as the lingua franca of the Community as per Article 131 of the EAC Treaty so that it may uphold East Africanness as an entity. The Assembly…

Read More Oct 23, 2013

President Nkurunziza Opens EALA Plenary in Bujumbura

The Republic of Burundi’s Head of State, H.E. Pierre Nkurunziza today opened the 2nd Meeting of the 2nd Session of the 3rd East African Legislative Assembly in Bujumbura, Burundi. President Nkurunziza was…

Read More Oct 22, 2013

EALA to Hold Plenary in Beujumbura Next Week

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) is expected to resume business next week by holding its Plenary Session in Bujumbura, Burundi. The Plenary which takes place from October 20th  2013, through to…

Read More Oct 19, 2013

IPU Conference Commences in Geneva

The 129th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) commenced today at the Centre International de Conferences de Geneve (CICG). The three day Assembly brings together nearly 600 MPs from 129 countries in…

Read More Oct 07, 2013

EAC Election Observer Mission to the 16th -18th Sept.2013 Parliamentary Elections in Rwanda

The East African Community's Observer Mission has issued a preliminary statement on the Parliamentary Elections in the Republic of Rwanda which took place 16th – 18th September 2013. The Mission was in…

Read More Sep 30, 2013

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