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Court decides that Uganda’s excise duty imposed over goods imported within East Africa is a violation of the Treaty

East African Court of Justice Arusha 26th March 2019: The First Instance Division decided that the government of Uganda violated the East African Community Treaty and the Customs Union and Common Market Protocols by imposing extra excise duty law over imported cigarettes within East Africa. This was a decision in the case filed by the […]

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Court hears a matter as to whether the Central Bank of Kenya can be sued together with the Government

East African Court of Justice Arusha 21st March 2019: The First Instance Division today heard a preliminary objection raised by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) which is being sued over losses incurred for taking over the control of the Imperial Bank Limited in Kenya. CBK representative, Mr James Ochieng, argued that it is not […]

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Court hears a case challenging the election of the current EALA Speaker

East African Court of Justice Arusha 11th March 2019: The First Instance Division yesterday heard the case filed by the government of Burundi (Applicant) challenging the process of electing the current Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) which was carried out on 19th December 2017. The Applicant argues that elections that were held […]

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COURT DISMISSED A CASE CHALLENGING A TREATY PROVISION ON TIME LIMIT OF 60 DAYS FOR FILING A DISPUTE IN EACJ, AS IT CONCLUDED ITS SESSION

East African Court of Justice Arusha, 31 March 2017: The First Instance Division today as it concluded its sessions, it dismissed a case that was filed by Mr. Steven Deniss from The United Republic of Tanzania against the Attorneys General of the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania and the Secretary […]

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Court hears an Application seeking Court’s order for stay of signing the EPA by the Partner States

East African Court of Justice Arusha, 14th March 2017: The First Instance Division heard an Application filed by Castro Pius Shirima a Tanzanian resident against the EAC Partner States and the Secretary General. The Applicant is seeking the Court’s order for stay of signing the European Partnership Agreement (EPA). According to the status of the […]

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Court hears oral evidence for a Ugandan citizen over his alleged arrest & detention as terrorist suspect

East African Court of Justice Arusha, 6th March 2017: The First Instance Division heard oral evidence by Malcolm Lukwiya in his case he sued the Attorney General of the Republic of Uganda and the Attorney General Republic of Kenya alleging that on 1st July 2015, he was arrested and detained by the Agents of the […]

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