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East African Community (EAC)

Local production key to regional industrialisation

The establishment of an effective Common External Tariff (CET)  in the East Africa region will lead to exponential growth of […]

Millers yet to meet directive on maize import, says lobby

AFLATOXIN: None of the local maize importers have met  the requirements issued by the Ministry of Agriculture last month to […]

Slow AfCTA tariff offers hold back free trade bloc

Delays in submission of tariff offers and lack of rules of origin by member countries are holding back trading among […]

Why we must champion a united, cohesive EAC

Having submitted the East African Community (EAC) tariff offer to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) rolled out on […]

Virus emerging as a key non-tariff barrier within EAC, business leaders warn

The Coronavirus pandemic is emerging as a key non-tariff barrier (NTB) within the East African Community (EAC) trading block, even […]

Single stock deal worry analysts

Considered East Africa’s financial hub, Kenya’s absence when Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda formed a single trading platform for their securities […]

EABC calls for coordinated opening of EAC regional airspace

EABC boss Peter Mathuki says there's need to coordinate opening of the airspace to revive the tourism and the hospitality sectors.

Why Tanzania’s elevated income status is good for EA integration

Economic experts have welcomed the World Bank’s elevation of Tanzania to a lower-middle-income country, saying the status will strengthen the […]

EAC members mull joint plan to boost post-Corona tourism

Harriet James @harriet86jim Regional tourism is primed as the best strategy to boost tourism post-Covid-19 era. Travel restrictions within countries will […]

Coronavirus takes its toll on EAC’s one-stop border posts

Introduced to lessen days and facilitate inter-regional and international transport and road transit, the one-stop border points (OSBPs) are reeling […]