DEPARTMENTS OF THE FORMER EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY THAT STILL EXIST TODAY

DEPARTMENTS OF THE FORMER EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY THAT STILL EXIST TODAY

  1. The East African Development Bank (Kampala).
  2. The East African school of Library and Information Science. at (Makerere)
  3. The East African Legislative Assembly.
  4. The East African Civil Aviation school.

DEPARTMENTS THAT REPLACED THE FORMER DEPARMENTS OF THE EAC.

  1. Uganda Revenue Authority – replaced East African Income Tax department.
  2. Air Tanzania, Kenya Airlines, Air Uganda replaced the East African Airways.
  3. UNEB replaced the East African Examinations Council.

INSTITUTIONS/ORGANS OF THE EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY

  1. The Summit
  2. This is the main body of the EAC.
  3. It is made up of the heads of state of member states.
  4. Role: To direct the general activities of the organization.
  1. The council of ministers.
  2. It consists of the foreign affairs ministers from member states.
  3. Its major role is to make decisions on behalf of the summit.
  4. The Secretariat
  5. It is headed by the Secretary General.
  6. The Secretary General is the overall executive officer of the EAC.
  7. Who was the first Secretary General of the revived EAC?

Francis Muthaura from Kenya.

  1. Who is the current Secretary General of the EAC?

Ambassador Dr. Richard Sezibera from Rwanda.

  1. Who is the current chairman of the EAC?

H.E. Pierre Nkurunziza from Burundi.

  1. The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA)
  2. This is the Parliament of East African Community.
  3. It is made up of nine members from each member state.
  4. The East African Court of Justice (EACJ)
  5. It consists of respectable judges from member states.
  6. It ensures justice in member countries.

SYMBOLS OF THE COUNTRIES OF THE PRESENT EAC.

  • National flag.
  • National Anthem
  • National Court of Arms
  • National constitution.
  • Parliament
  • National Emblem.

SYMBOLS OF THE EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY.

There are two major symbols of the EAC.

  1. The East African Community flag.
  2. The East African Community Court of Arms.

Diagrams

OTHER ECONOMIC GROUPINGS IN AFRICA.

  1. COMESA – Common market for Eastern and Southern Africa.
  2. ECOWAS – Economic Community of West African states.
  3. SADC – South African Development Community.

PROBLEMS FACED BY THE EAC AND OTHER REGIONAL ECONOMIC GROUPINGS.

  1. Shortage of funds.
  2. Interference from developed countries.
  3. Disagreements among some member countries.
  4. Lack of a common currency.

SOLUTIONS

  1. Through getting loans from world banks.
  2. By having peace talks to solve misunderstandings.
  3. By getting a common currency.