EALA: Artificial borders hindering development on Lake Victoria

Other legislators are pushing to enact a law that will govern all the water bodies including rivers and the Indian Ocean to safeguard the lives of people in the EAC. PHOTO| Google Earth During a committee meeting by the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) members in Arusha (Tanzania), regional law makers’ wants EAC member...

Dynamic thought-leaders to feature at FORBES Woman Africa

For the 5th edition of this globally-renowned event, panellists and speakers will engage with the impactful 2020 theme. PHOTO| FORBES WOMAN AFRICA  Africa’s most dynamic thought-leaders, industry game-changers and icons of social activism are set to feature at the exclusive FORBES WOMAN AFRICA Leading Women Summit presented by Mastercard (#LWS2020KZN) and hosted by the KwaZulu-Natal government...

EAC declares Fridays as ‘Afrika Mashariki Fashion Day’

The SCTIFI urged EAC Partner States that produce cotton to set up national cotton lint buffer stock mechanisms to ensure all year-round availability of locally produced cotton lint to spinning mills. PHOTO| Burundi Times The East African Community (EAC) has declared Fridays as ‘Afrika Mashariki Fashion Day’ during which East Africans will wear attires manufactured...

Why Human Trafficking is breaking up families in Burundi

Most of the young girls and women from Burundi who are trafficked to Asian countries hoping for a greener pasture end up in life threatening conditions. PHOTO| Burundi Times Timothy Niyonkuru a 28 year old Burundian and a father of a two year old Jaquelin, his wife was in 2017 intercepted and detained by the Burundian police while...

Second Burundi Manufacturers and Trade Fair kicks off in Bujumbura

Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza officially launching the Trade Fair in Bujumbura on 13/June/2019. PHOTO|FILE: Burundi State House. The second edition of the Burundi manufactures and trade fair was officially opened this Thursday in Burundi’s capital Bujumbura, the fair was launched by president Pierre Nkurunziza at Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika.

East African countries at high risk of debt distress again

EAC countries at risk of debt distress
EAC countries at risk of debt distress