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The winding road to full EAC regional integration: lessons from the EU

The winding road to full EAC regional integration: lessons from the EU
Beatrice Mumbi

Beatrice Mumbi

Policy Researcher at Politheor: European Policy Network
I am a Kenyan national currently pursuing an MA in Public Policy and Administration. I am currently working with an international refugee-serving organization Kenya as the regional advocacy officer covering five countries in Eastern Africa. Previously, I have worked with organizations promoting human rights and civil society development both in Kenya and in the islands of the South Pacific (Vanuatu and Fiji). My interests include democratization in Africa, African foreign policies, immigration and asylum policies and sustainable development.
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Author: Beatrice Mumbi It is instructive to note that from the 1960s to the seventies, East African region enjoyed a near-complete integration as a monetary union; common market and a common customs tariff were successfully implemented. A political federation was envisaged though it never came to be. Unfortunately, political differences between the Tanzanian and Ugandan […]

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