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Burundi/East African Court of Justice: Case Brought on President’s Legitimacy

(June 16, 2016) On June 13, 2016, it was announced that the East African Court of Justice (EACJ), which is located in Arusha, Tanzania, will hear a case on the legitimacy of the President of Burundi’s third run for office. (Burundi: East African Court of Justice to Hear Case Against Burundi President’s Legitimacy, BBC WORLD […]

East African Community: EACJ to Establish Sub-Registry Offices in Member States

(Aug. 14, 2012) On August 7, 2012, the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) announced plans to set up sub-registry offices in each of the countries of the East African Community, starting with Rwanda. (East African Court of Justice to Set Up Sub-Registries in Member States, PANA ONLINE (Aug. 8, 2012), World News Connection online, […]

East African Community; Kenya; Uganda: Lawyers Sue over Rights Violations

(June 10, 2011) In late May 2011, lawyers from the East Africa Law Society (EALS) filed several suits with the East African Court of Justice in Arusha, Tanzania, against the Kenyan and Ugandan governments and the East African Community (EAC). (Zephania Ubwani, Kenya and Uganda Govts Sued in Arusha, THE CITIZEN (May 31, 2011).) The […]

East African Community: Tourism and Wildlife Management Law Passed

(Feb. 25, 2010) On February 12, 2010, the East African Community (EAC) passed the Tourism and Wildlife Management Bill, which seeks to establish a cooperative framework for management of tourism and wildlife resources in the region, in accordance with the provisions of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community. (Press Release, East […]