Presidents agree to speed up EA political union
President Yoweri Museveni [Uganda], Uhuru Kenyatta [Kenya] and Paul Kagame [Rwanda] after commissioning of berth 19 within the port of Mombasa. Ministers of the EAC member countries will meet in Kampala next month and agree on a road map and prepare a draft on the federal constitution by October 15. Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda signed an agreement Wednesday to speed up the East African political federation, complete key infrastructure projects and rope in Burundi and South Sudan into the new multilateral partnership.
President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi and President Salva Kiir of South Sudan were represented in the meeting by their ministers for foreign affairs and works and transport, respectively. After launching a new berth at Mombasa port, the three presidents said construction of the Mombasa-Nairobi segment of the new standard-gauge railway will start by November and the entire project, to Kampala and Kigali, will be completed by March 2018.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Business Daily AfricaSimilar Stories