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East African Community battles trade disruption

The East African Community is one of Africa’s most integrated regional blocs, but the Covid-19 pandemic has caused massive disruption to both its internal and external trade.

The pros and cons of EAC monetary union

There has been very vocal interest in regional integration, including monetary integration, in Africa over the decades since independence.…

EAC ‘cheetahs’ ignore ‘tortoise’ Tanzania and Burundi

Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, which with Tanzania and Burundi form the five-nation East African Community (EAC), appear to have formed a clique within the organisation and are forging ahead with several integration projects from which Tanzania and Burundi have been excluded.…