East African Community

Why DRC is a boon to East Africa trade

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become East African Community’s seventh Member State after Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, South […]

Kenya, Tanzania industrialists kick-off meeting on market access

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kenyan and Tanzanian manufacturers kicked off a three-day meeting on Wednesday to deliberate on trade promotion and market access between […]

Why presidency should be a global concern

Reading Time: 3 minutes The ascendency to the office of President of the United Republic of Tanzania by Madam Samia Suluhu Hassan is breathing […]

Activists in Kenya call for end to chaos

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bernard Gitau @benagitau Human rights activists from Uganda and Kenya yesterday held a peaceful protest in Nairobi to condemn the human […]

Inside raft of proposals by EABC ahead of the unveiling of budgets by partner states

Reading Time: 2 minutes East African Business Council urges states to among other things, reduce corporate and PAYE taxes and zero rate essential goods.

East African legislators for parliamentary extravaganza

Reading Time: < 1 minute Legislators drawn from member states of the East African community (EAC) over the weekend  were asked by the speaker of […]

Ten Kenya’s largest trading partners

Reading Time: 3 minutes 1. Turkey Kenya imports from Turkey stood at $191.7 million (Sh19.9 billion) in 2018, according to the United Nations Comtrade […]

How Kenya, the EAC giant is fed by smaller Uganda

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Kenya-Uganda cross border trade has for decades grabbed headlines for all the wrong reasons, largely illicit trade.  In the […]