The economic history of East Africa as a whole

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Should East Africa form a common market?
By Emmanuel K. Twesigye, 23 February 1995. East African Community made East Africa great both economically and politically. Therefore, the future economic development successes and political stability lie in the success of a viable East African Community.
East African finance ministers to discuss regional cooperation
Sapa-AFP, 9 August 2000. The finance ministers of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda will meet in Nairobi on Friday to discuss closer economic cooperation. The promotion of the EAC region as a single market and investment area based in Tanzania's northern town of Arusha.
Fresh Queries Over Comesa's Viability
By Washington Akumu, The Nation (Nairobi), 15 May 2001. Questions on the viability of the five-nation COMESA bloc's controversial and ambitious Free Trade Area as a tool for boosting commerce in East and Southern Africa. Kenya can not produce efficiently, despite its enthusiasm in adopting the FTA. The FTA has been criticised in some quarters as having been too hurried and unplanned.
As East Africa Faces Slow-Down, Expect Few Surprises
By David Tarimo, The Monitor (Kampala), 12 June 2001. Finance ministers for Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania will present their respective national budgets on June 14. Difficulties of tax evasion and business resistance to taxes and therefore dismal revenues.