With East Africa experiencing a new integration wave, Oduor Ong’wen looks back at the history of regionalisation across the area and at the prospects for the East African Common Market (EACM). In the face of governments’ dwindling control over «the institutional levers of sovereignty», what hope does the EACM offer for the promotion of national and sub-national interests? [...]
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Oduor Ong‘wen is the country director of the Southern & Eastern African Trade, Information & Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) in Kenya; a partner organisation of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.