- The East African community has begun to evaluate Somalia’s willingness to become a member.
- The verification process began yesterday and the final report would be presented at the 23rd Summit of EAC Heads of State.
- The process would be conducted by a team of experts from the EAC Partner States
The Eastern region of Africa continues to push for unification as it considers adding new member states to the bloc.
Specifically, the East African Community (EAC) has begun the verification process for Somalia, one of the East African nations yet to become a member.
The EAC officially launched the verification mission to evaluate Somalia’s readiness to join the regional bloc on Wednesday. As a result, the verification team, composed of experts from the EAC Partner States, touched down in Somalia yesterday, 25th of January 2023.