Archive | August, 2013

EAC Secretary General sued over delay in extending EACJ Jurisdiction

Arusha, 23 August 2013: The First Instance Division today heard a matter filed in June 2012 by Hon. Sitenda Sebalu, a Member of Parliament in the Republic of Uganda, against the Secretary General (SG) of the East African Community for alleged failure of the Council of Ministers/ Sectoral Council of Legal and Judicial Affairs to […]

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SG, Four Partner States taken to Court for Delay to Deposit the African Charter of Human and People’s Rights Declarations

Arusha, 22 August 2013: The First Instance Division heard a case against the Secretary General of the East African Community and four Partner States, the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda; filed by the Democratic Party (DP) of the Republic of Uganda for alleged failure or refusal and delay to make respective declarations to […]

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EACJ 3rd quarter sessions resume with evidence witnesses on Serengeti Highway case

Arusha, 20 August 2013: The First Instance Division today heard the evidence witnesses in a Reference (case) by the Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) contesting United Republic of Tanzania’s intention to build a “super highway” crossing the Serengeti National Park, with the Kenyan organization arguing, it would be hazardous to animals. The sole witness […]

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