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Germany commits to deepening collaboration with EAC

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 6th September 2021: The Federal Republic of Germany has committed to continue collaborating with the East African Community by supporting regional development programmes and strengthening the integration process.

This follows a virtual joint steering committee meeting by the EAC- German Development Cooperation meeting held today.

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(L-R) KfW Country Director for the United Republic of Tanzania, Mrs. Annika Calov, EAC Secretary General, Hon. Peter Mathuki and  incoming KfW Country Director for the United Republic of Tanzania, Mrs. Jennifer Woerl in a group photo shortly after the meeting

KfW Country Director to Tanzania bids farewell to the EAC Secretary General

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 14th July, 2021: The outgoing German Development Bank (KfW) Country Director for the United Republic of Tanzania, Mrs. Annika Calov, on Wednesday 14th July, 2021, bid farewell to EAC Secretary General, Hon. (Dr.) Peter Mathuki, at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.  

Mrs. Calov, who was accompanied by her successor, Mrs. Jennifer Woerl, told the Secretary General that she was proud of the positive developments taking place in regional integration in East Africa.  

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EAC Secretary General urges EU to lift sanctions on Burundi

As Secretariat seeks strengthen cooperation with EU

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 9th June, 2021: The Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC), Hon. Dr. Peter Mathuki has appealed to the European Union (EU) member states to lift sanctions against the Republic of Burundi, noting that the country had opened a new page and was ready to move forward.

Dr. Mathuki said that the EU sanctions on the East African were hurting not only Burundians but the people of the entire region.

“I appeal to the EU that we work together and open a new page for the betterment of the people of the Republic of Burundi,” said Dr. Mathuki.

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EAC Secretary General Hon. Dr. Peter Mathuki exchanges documents with German Ambassador Regine Hess after the two signed government financing agreements between EAC and Germany. Looking on are the EAC Deputy Secretary General in charge of Planning and Infrastructure, Eng. Steven Mlote (centre) and East African Legislative Assembly Speaker, Rt. Hon. Ngoga Martins (behind Dr. Mathuki).

EAC Secretary General and German Ambassador sign Financing Agreements worth US$65 Million

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 17th May, 2021: New momentum for cooperation between the East African Community and the Federal Republic of Germany following the signing of two Government Agreements thus paving the way for the implementation of projects of a total volume of US$65 million in the areas of health, digital skills and water resources management.

The agreements were signed by EAC Secretary General, Hon (Dr.) Peter Mathuki and H.E. Regine Hess, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Republic of Tanzanian and the EAC.

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EAC and EU set to align development priorities for 2021 - 2027

East African Community Secretariat, Arusha, Tanzania, 27th April, 2021: The EAC Secretary General, Hon. Dr. Peter Mathuki, has today undertaken his first assignment as the 6th Secretary General of the EAC in a virtual meeting with the European Union Commission. 

The meeting provided the platform to review what is envisaged in the EU Multiannual Indicative Programme (MIP) for Sub-Saharan Africa 2021-27, taking into account lessons learnt from ongoing actions as well as the current priorities of the EU Commission and Regional Economic Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa.  

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