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 […]
This is RegionWeek Newsletter for the 4th Season (January-June 2021). The content targets Business leaders, Decision-makers, and Young professionals with interests in Burundi and East Africa. Subscribe to stay productive, and competitive in a pandemic and disrupted season. Subscribe now Dear Readers, The Extraordinary meeting of the EAC Council of Ministers held on Friday, May […]
We are pleased to read how two of the pioneers of East African integration are reconnecting in the spirit of regional integration instead of being involved in regional spats. We shall definitely be offering important updates on this exciting development.