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EAC preaches unity as it turns 20

Community comprises Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda

In Summary

• Varsity students were tasked with doing short films promoting togetherness 

Kidum performs
Kidum performs
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The East Africa Community celebrated its 20th Anniversary at Daystar University Valley Road Nairobi.

To mark the occasion, students from different universities were given a platform to come up with short films on togetherness in the East African Community.

Speaking during the occasion, EAC secretary general Liberat Mfumukeko called for the realisation of EAC's mandate. This includes political federation and a common currency, hence maximising on a common market. 

In attendance were Kenya Film Commission marketing director Alex Mulwa and Dr Ali Matano. Artiste Kidum curtain-raised the event.

Jake Okache, John Ndisho, Ezra Maobe and Kevin Kaloki
Jake Okache, John Ndisho, Ezra Maobe and Kevin Kaloki
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Juma Spear and Stella showcase their moves
Juma Spear and Stella showcase their moves
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KFC marketing director Alex Mulwa, EAC secretary general Liberat Mfumukeko and the deputy Steven Mulote
KFC marketing director Alex Mulwa, EAC secretary general Liberat Mfumukeko and the deputy Steven Mulote
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Lake Victoria Basin Commission executive secretary Dr Ali Matano and EAC chief of staff Dr James Njagu
Lake Victoria Basin Commission executive secretary Dr Ali Matano and EAC chief of staff Dr James Njagu
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Leah Hillary and Nyanza Emmanceri
Leah Hillary and Nyanza Emmanceri
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Professional drummer Gad Nishimwe
Professional drummer Gad Nishimwe
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