East Africa: EAC Partners Hesitant to Take Great Leap Forward
Rwanda Focus (Kigali), 12 November 2012
Since 2004, when the idea of an EAC Customs Union was launched, its deadline to deliver the much awaited Single Customs Territory (SCT) has come and gone two years ago. And don't expect it anytime soon. "We don't have a new deadline," admits George William Kayonga, the permanent secretary at Rwanda's ministry of East African affairs (MINEAC).