Tag: eccas

Francois Kanimba on the effectiveness of ECCAS reforms

In December 2019, members of the Economic Community of Central African States, (ECCAS) agreed to reforms expected to make the institution more efficient and strengthen coordination among its 11 member states. Will these reforms bring the much needed change to the bloc? CNBC Africa spoke to Francois Kanimba, Commissioner at ECCAS for more.

Rwanda’s membership of ECCAS: Is it worth it?

Rwanda was in 2015 readmitted in the economic community of Central African States or ECCAS, eight years after pulling out of the regional bloc which has a GDP of $257 billion. Economic Analyst, Ted Kaberuka sheds light on what the country stands to benefit this and other regional bodies it belongs to.