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Why Somalia Should Not Join the East African Community

The East African Community (EAC) was re-established in 1999 by Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda with the goal of achieving prosperity, competitiveness, security, stability, and political unification in East Africa. The plan was to form a political federation that would strengthen and expand economic, political, social, and cultural integration. The EAC currently has seven member countries: Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with Somalia on the verge of joining. The question remains: Should Somalia join the EAC?

EAC Secretary General, Holds Talks with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on AU Sidelines

Dr. Peter Mathuki, Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC), met with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on the sidelines of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on February 19, 2023. Mathuki briefed H.E. Mohamud on the progress of Somalia's application to join the EAC among other regional issues

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