The economic history of East Africa as a whole
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- Should East Africa form a common
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.