EAC

Airtel Uganda rewards best PLE performers

KAMPALA, Uganda–Airtel one of the leading telecommunication company in Uganda has rewarded the best performing students who excelled in the 2017 Primary Leaving Examination (PLE). The pupils that were rewarded are those from the primary schools that are being supported by the telecom company under their social responsibility program code named “Airtel adopt school “ […]

EAC

EAC Revenue Authorities meet in Dar es Salaam

KIGALI, Rwanda–The East African Community (EAC) secretariat has convened a meeting of the Single Customs Territory (SCT) aimed at reviewing export process, procedure manuals for the different member states. The five-days meeting scheduled from March 25 to March 29th in Dar Es Salaam, is attended by members of different technical working groups from five Revenue […]

EAC

UNBS gazettes 76 consumer protection standards

KAMPALA, Uganda–In an effort to protect the health and safety of consumers and the environment, the Uganda National Bureau of Standards has gazetted 76 new compulsory standards, according to the latest issue of the Uganda Standards Gazette. The compulsory standards are part of the 254 standards approved by the National Standards Council (NSC), the governing […]

EAC

EAC moots grand plans for Arusha

Arusha, TANZANIA – The East African Community (EAC) Secretariat intends to kick off an ambitious development plan on its 130-acre piece of land in Arusha. The land was allocated by the Tanzania government.  Among the projects earmarked are a staff housing scheme, an international school, a health centre, recreation facilities, exhibition ground and banking as […]

EAC

Eight benefit from SNV’s Innovation Against Poverty funds in Uga

KAMPALA, Uganda—Eight local Small and Medium Enterprise companies from Uganda have received a total of 912,954 euros co-funding from SNV Netherlands Development Organization under the Innovation Against Poverty (IAP) Project phase2. The Innovation against Poverty (IAP) project phase2, aims at reducing and to improve the living conditions of the poor people in the community relying […]