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Kenyans in Rwanda Cast their Vote Peacefully

Kenyans in Rwanda Cast their Vote Peacefully

Nearly 1000 Kenyan residing in Rwanda have today converged at their embassy in Kigali to vote their next president in the repeat presidential polls. Two polling stations at the Kenyan…

Kagitumba-Mirama One Stop Border to Operate 24-Hours

Kagitumba-Mirama One Stop Border to Operate 24-Hours

Effective next week on October 15, Rwanda and Uganda will be fully utilizing the newly built Kagitumba-Mirama Hills One Stop Border Post (OSBP) that links the two countries in…

Rwanda Rejects Accusations of Not Paying EAC Dues

Rwanda Rejects Accusations of Not Paying EAC Dues

Rwanda has dismissed allegations that it still has arrears to clear its annual remittances to the East African Community (EAC). During the East African Legislative Assembly in Kigali in May…

Rwanda Considers DRC Travel Ban Over Ebola

Rwanda Considers DRC Travel Ban Over Ebola

Rwanda health officials are closely monitoring release of World Health Organization (WHO) report which will determine whether to stop its citizens from traveling to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) just…

Budget Constraints Hit EALA, Resorts to Video Conferencing

Budget Constraints Hit EALA, Resorts to Video Conferencing

The East African Legislative Assembly will start holding its sessions through video conferencing to cut down on challenges of inability to sustain its budget demands. The system is expected to…

Burundi Fails to Honour Contribution to EAC Budget

Burundi Fails to Honour Contribution to EAC Budget

The government of Burundi could be sent to regional court for failure to pay even a single coin towards the east African community budget but continuing to depend on remittances…

Tanzania Frustrates EALA on Polythene Bill

Tanzania Frustrates EALA on Polythene Bill

Polythene bags will still be in use for more five years in East African community because there is no binding law among the bloc member states. Ten years ago, the…

East African MPs Struggle to Revive Railway Spirit

East African MPs Struggle to Revive Railway Spirit

More than 50 years ago, East African Railway was very crucial in transporting both heavy goods and passengers: It was an easy and cheap way of connecting with the region…

Burundian Rebel Lawmaker Abandons EALA Boycott

Burundian Rebel Lawmaker Abandons EALA Boycott

A warning by the Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) to punish the five Burundian lawmakers who boycotted the ongoing session in Kigali, has forced one of them…

EALA Moves Closer to Passing Gender Equality Bill

EALA Moves Closer to Passing Gender Equality Bill

Members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) have approved a new bill that seeks to promote gender equality and development. The lawmakers have recommended that Rwandas model be used…

Burundi MPs face Disciplinary Action for Skipping EALA in Rwanda

Burundi MPs face Disciplinary Action for Skipping EALA in Rwanda

Five members of the East African Legislative Assembly from Burundi will on Monday afternoon be required by the Speaker of the regional parliament to explain why they missed a crucial…