East African Countries To Promote Effective E-Waste Management
An Eastern Africa regional workshop on e-waste management kicked off on Monday 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"
EACO Executive Secretary and Liaison Manager ICTs met with Hon. Peter Munya, Cabinet Secretary, East African Community and Northern Corridor Development in the Government of Kenya on the sidelines of the ITU Capacity Building Workshop on Digital broadcasting Technologies and the 3rd Annual Sub-Sahara spectrum Management Conference from 6th - 9th 2018 at Nairobi Kenya.
Today 23rd January 2018 Executive Secretary Dr. Ally Simba met with PAPU Secretary General YOUNOUSS DJIBRINE at his office in Arusha. The two leaders discussed issues of common interest, including expanding cooperation between PAPU and EACO.
EACO Secretariat Visits the Ministry of ICT - Rwanda
The EACO Executive Secretary Dr. Ally Simba visited the Ministry of ICT - Rwanda (MITEC) on November, 1st 2017 to discuss the developments in the ICT sector and ICT projects and Programs in the EAC region. The Minister Hon. Jean Philbert NSENGIMANA assured the Executive Secretary of his support.
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
national ICT regulators, operators, services providers (in the telecommunication, broadcasting
postal sub-sectors) ICT training institutions and other stakeholders in the communication sector
Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
The broad objective of EACO which was established in 2000 is to strengthen and promote
the five EAC Countries in the development and provision of postal, telecommunication and
services in East Africa and Headquartered in Kigali, Rwanda.
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