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Ex-Tanzanian president flags off EAC poll observer team

By Taddeo Bwambale

Added 12th February 2016 01:30 PM

While officially flagging off the election observer team at Imperial Royale Hotel, Mwinyi pledged that the team would conduct its work in an impartial and objective manner.

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Former Tanzanian presidents, Ali Hassan Mwinyi addresses the press at the launch of the East African Community (EAC) election observer mission team at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala on February 12, 2016. Photos/ Shamim Saad

While officially flagging off the election observer team at Imperial Royale Hotel, Mwinyi pledged that the team would conduct its work in an impartial and objective manner.


Former Tanzanian statesman, Ali Hassan Mwinyi on Friday launched the East African Community (EAC) election observer team in Kampala, which he heads to oversee next week’s general elections.

 he ecretary eneral  ast frican ommunity r ichard ezibera  speaks during the  bserver mission to ganda press conference at mperial oyale hotel in amapala The Secretary General, East African Community, Dr Richard Sezibera (R) speaks during the EAC Observer mission to Uganda press conference at Imperial Royale hotel in Kamapala

 

While officially flagging off the election observer team at Imperial Royale Hotel, Mwinyi pledged that the team would conduct its work in an impartial and objective manner.

He leads a team of 50 election observers from EAC national human rights commissions, the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), civil society, youth ambassadors and the EAC secretariat.

 ormer anzanian presidents li assan winyi flags off the ast frican ommunity election observer mission to ganda on ebruary 12 2016 at mperial oyale otel in ampala Former Tanzanian presidents, Ali Hassan Mwinyi flags off the East African Community(EAC) election observer mission to Uganda on February 12, 2016 at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala.

 

 ormer anzanian presidents li assan winyi flags off the ast frican ommunity election observer mission to ganda on ebruary 12 2016 at mperial oyale otel in ampala Former Tanzanian presidents, Ali Hassan Mwinyi flags off the East African Community(EAC) election observer mission to Uganda on February 12, 2016 at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala.

 

A preliminary team of EAC election observers arrived earlier in Kampala on Sunday but it was preceded by another team of experts that has been in the country since January 30.

The EAC observer team is taking part in Uganda’s electoral process on invitation of the Electoral Commission, as well as decision of the EAC Council of Ministers on observation of polls in partner states.

 

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