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REGIONAL TRADE

MWAURA: Re-imagining EAC and the potential ahead

A good proportion of what is likely to be served on a dinner plate in Nairobi could easily have come from Tanzania

In Summary

• The six countries have a total population of 177 million as of 2019, with an estimated GDP of $193.7 billion. Kenya is the biggest economy at $109 billion.

• This region has a combined GDP equivalent to Qatar or Algeria and has immense potential especially if DRC joins the bloc. 

Recently at an evening session with children drawn from various schools in Githunguri constituency, I was pleasantly surprised when out of their own volition, the children sang the East African ...