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#EAST AFRICA RISING 6.0 — Vignette #1 — Let the Doors Open Wide!

Compared to the ECOWAS sub-region, East Africa’s foray into economic integration commenced in 1967 — almost a good decade before ECOWAS was established in 1975. By the time the first EAC collapsed in 1977, ECOWAS was a mere institutional baby.  By the time EAC was re-established in 1999, ECOWAS had gone through numerous strides in […]

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#PAP_MaySession2021: Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo to grace opening of PAP session

PRESS RELEASE     12 May 2021  President Akufo-Addo to grace opening of PAP session H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa AKUFO-ADDO, President of the Republic of Ghana will be the Guest of honour and keynote speaker at the opening ceremony of the fourth Ordinary Session of the fifth Parliament of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP). The ceremony is scheduled […]

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Ghana engages Rwanda on Sanitation. Ghana to learn lessons

Whatever you may think about Ghana learning lessons from Rwanda, for those of us at East Africa Rising , we are excited by prospect of Ghana thinking it needs to go to the reputed best on the Continent for best practice. Quite why this did not happen much earlier is anyone’s guess, but in an […]

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From our BOTSWANA Member: Zambia & Botswana Commission Joint Bridge

This is about the opening of the Kazungula bridge yesterday. The bridge is a Program for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) project in the North to south corridor. The bridge is at the quadripoint, where Botswana meets Zambia, Namibia and Zimbabwe. The beauty of it, is that the bridge fosters regional integration. In easy terms, […]