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Trader beware!

Chinese traders already feeling the heat from local competitors in Kenya, Malawi and Uganda now face new regulations and restrictions to their activities after protests by local bu...


Richard Sezibera

Secretary General, EAC

In December, East African Community Secretary General Richard Sezibera rejected Sudan’s bid to join the regional bloc. The application failed on geographic grounds – on South Sudan...


Fuel crisis endangers regimes

Anger in the region at overpriced and scarce fuel is growing in the face of official complicity in a distribution corrupt system

High world fuel prices are stoking unrest and inflation in many developing economies but the situation in East Africa is spinning out of control due to a corrupt and chronically mi...


Crisis on the Nile

The confrontation over the Nile waters, which pits Egypt and Sudan against the five downstream countries, is escalating into a major regional crisis following the collapse of a min...


First to integrate

Kenya has moved fastest to implement the East African Community’s Common Market Protocol, which came into effect on 1 July 2010. In the clearest sign of the profound changes, Kenya...


A new regional peace effort

Amid formidable diplomatic obstacles in a troubled region, East African armies are building a new intervention force

In early December, 1,087 soldiers from eleven east African countries convened in Djibouti for a test run of the region’s first rapid reaction military force. The East African Stand...


Synchrobudgets

As they approach economic union, East Africa's finance ministers struggle to balance the books at home

The East African Community, grouping Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda, plans to set up a common market this November. The opportunities are potentially vast: the EAC com...


Courts and killings

Regional leaders face a new impetus from Africa and beyond to bring political murderers to account this

SUDAN: Vulnerable but dangerous A tumultuous political year will begin with the International Criminal Court’s expected issuing of an arrest warrant for President Omer Hassan Ahm...


In the dock for the bombings

A US lawsuit claims that the Sudanese and Iranian regimes plotted the bombing of two East African US embassies in 1998

The tenth anniversary of the East African embassy bombings, when 206 Kenyans, 11 Tanzanians and 12 Americans died and over 5,000 were injured, was marked by sombre memorial servic...


The grounds for complaint

Below are key quotes from the 5 August complaint filed in a US civil court against the Sudanese and Iranian governments: 'The Defendant, the Republic of the Sudan, acting through ...


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