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Experts tout regional integration

Published on August 24, 2015

Economists in the region are advocating for innovative thinking as a mechanism to jumpstart African integration, something that has been proving to be elusive for long.

Speaking during the plenary session of the building bridges East Africa regional workshop on developing national business communities and regional integration organised by UONGOZI Institute in Dar es Salaam, a World Bank consultant, Mr John Kalisa said that currently the business community was facing many hurdles.

"Increasingly due to fluctuations in foreign exchange rates with the US Dollar, the East African business community is losing out a lot because of the exchange rates with doing business and only innovative ways are the answer," he said. Read more. Source | Daily News