Welcome to the East African Court of Justice

EACJ staff Take Group Photo with outgoing Registrar and recently appointed Judge to the High Court of the United Republic of Tanzania Hon: Justice Prof. John E. Ruhangisa
Ag. Court Registrar Mrs Geraldine Umugwaneza Presiding over a matter in Court
Appellate Division Court Clerks Share a joke after a Court Hearing


The East African Court of Justice (the Court), is one of the organs of the East African Community established under Article 9 of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community.

The Court’s major responsibility is to ensure the adherence to law in the interpretation and application of and compliance with the EAC Treaty.

Arusha is the temporary seat of the Court until the Summit determines its permanent seat. The High Courts of the Partner States serve as sub-registries. Read on