EACO Secretariat Visits the Ministry of ICT - Rwanda
The courtesy visit by EACO Secretariat to the Ministry of ICT(MiTEC) - Rwanda July, 19th 2018 to discuss EACO activities and achievements the developments in the ICT sector and ICT projects and Programs in the EAC region. The Minister Hon. Jean de Dieu RURANGIRWA assured the EACO Secretary of his support.
25th Annual Meeting of EACO Assemblies with the Theme "SUSTAINABLE AND RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR INCLUSIVE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT". Discussions are focusing on Technology trends and key issues in the communications sector.
At the official of the EACO Assemblies 2018 at the Safari Park Hotel & Casino,Nairobi, in his remarks Executive Secretary Dr. Ally Yahya Simba said that EACO have undertaken frequency coordination exercise for telecom and broadcasting across the East African community effectively addressing challenges of cross border roaming and frequency interferences.
East African Countries To Promote Effective E-Waste Management
An Eastern Africa regional workshop on e-waste management kicked off on Monday 14th May 2018 in Kigali, the Rwandan capital, to discuss effective electronic waste management.
The three-day event is organised by the East African Communications Organisation (EACO), the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) and an environmental organisation, Enviroserve Rwanda.
EACO Executive Secretary opening remarks to Workshop
EACO's ES in his opening remarks on EACO Regional Workshop on Sustainable E-waste Management in the East Africa Region" he says The objective of the workshop is to promote a multi-stakeholder collaboration on e-waste and provide sustainable management to waste in the region".
Director General of RURA LT Col Patrick Nyirishema Opening Remarks
The Government of Rwanda has put in place some measures and policies to tackle e-waste issues says RURA DG and on behalf of Minister of ICT in Rwanda, officially opens a 3 days workshop on "Regional workshop on Sustainable e_Waste Management in East African Region at Park Inn Hotel, Rwanda".
EACO Regional Workshop on Sustainable e_Waste Management in the East African Region.
EACO in Collaboration with RURA and Enviroserve organised a 3 days Regional Workshop on on Sustainable e_Waste Management in the East African Region.
with theme "Implementation of the Regional e_Waste Management Strategy and National e_Waste Regulations Awareness"
Dr. Ally Y. Simba is the Executive Secretary of the East African Communications Organisation (EACO). He was appointed to the position on 1st August 2017 for a period of four years. Prior to his appointment he had served as a Director of Knowledge Management with the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH). He has more than 16 years of experience in communication industry where he has worked as an Engineer with a mobile phone operator, as a researcher, as regulator, and as policy maker with the central government of the United Republic of Tanzania.
It has been a singular honor for me to become not only a member of EACO but also
more so to now being trusted to lead the “Team of achievers” of the EACO ecosystem. I would like to
thank my colleagues at the EACO Secretariat, EACO members at large and all our affiliates for making
EACO continue to grow in leaps and bounds as its visibility now going global within just five years
since its inception back in 2012....
The East African Communications Organization (EACO) is a regional organization that brings together
national ICT regulators, operators, services providers (in the telecommunication, broadcasting and
postal sub-sectors) ICT training institutions and other stakeholders in the communication sector within
Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The broad objective of EACO which was
established in 2000 is to strengthen and promote cooperation among the six EAC Countries in the
development and provision of postal, telecommunication and broadcasting services in East Africa and
Headquartered in Kigali, Rwanda.
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