Peter Mathuki

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Peter Mathuki dit : "Je lance un appel à l'UE pour que nous travaillions ensemble et ouvrions une nouvelle page pour le bien du peuple de la République du Burundi" External link

arib-info Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I am appealing to the EU that we work together and open a new page for the betterment of the people of the Republic of Burundi, ” External link

independent-UG Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I am appealing to the EU that we work together and open a new page for the betterment of the people of the Republic of Burundi,” External link

yenisafak-en Thursday, June 10, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "I am appealing to the EU that we work together and open a new page for the betterment of the people of the Republic of Burundi," External link

haberler-en Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "I am appealing to the EU that we work together and open a new page for the betterment of the people of the Republic of Burundi, " External link

newtimes-RW Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I am cognizant of the very heavy responsibilities inherent in this appointment. I will remain dedicated, diligent and trustworthy so as to ensure we achieve tangible results for the betterment of the livelihoods of our people in East Africa,” External link

ChimpsReport Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Digital skills are critical in facilitating all aspects of our regional integration agenda, we offer full-time scholarships for students to enrolled in a Master’s programme in Embedded and Mobile Systems (MSc EMoS) that is open to students across the region,” External link

ChimpsReport Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki explained : "Pakistan has been proactive in providing solutions to the global market at lower prices in areas such as farm machinery, textiles and apparel, among other sectors. Pakistan therefore has lots of capacities that EAC can benefit from," External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Energy is a driver and enabler of all sectors of the economy. The harmonisation of partner states’ national policies governing energy is therefore critical,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 22, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The first thing an investor asks in a country is the cost of energy. We need to reduce the costs of energy in the region to facilitate investment,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 22, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The first thing an investor seeking to set up in a country usually asks is the cost of energy. We need to reduce the costs of energy in the region to facilitate investment,” External link

ChimpsReport Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I pledge to work hand in hand with all stakeholders in private and public sector to make sure that we remove NTBs in real time. It cannot be business as usual but rather a need for unity of purpose – working collectively between private and public sector as a team to serve the great people of East Africa,” External link

ChimpsReport Sunday, May 16, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “This team will support the vision of their Excellencies. Once businesses and investments grow, then the welfare of the people in Africa is covered. We will work with all the ambassadors in the region to promote movement of goods and persons,” External link

ChimpsReport Saturday, May 15, 2021 4:44:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The hotline will enable us to register persistent trade barriers, provide feedback and make follow ups,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The presidents did their part, and left the remaining bit to the workers to remove the bottlenecks because business within the east African region is still at 15 per cent. The aim is to get to 50 per cent," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, May 10, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “As the 21st Summit directed, the admission of Democratic Republic of Congo is urgent and strategic to the region and, therefore, I will prioritise the admission process,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 3, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The consolidation of the Customs Union and advancing the implementation of the Common Market Protocol calls for urgent attention to further, propel the EAC integration agenda,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The key challenges the region is facing include the Covid-19 pandemic, elusive peace and tranquillity in some of the neighbouring countries, reduced level of intra-EAC trade amongst the partner states, high rates of youth unemployment and underemployment among others,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “It behoves us, as members of the EAC, to develop a coordinated approach in responding to this pandemic so that together, we can triumph in our common agenda for economic integration and sustainable development,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “It is a privilege that I will cherish for the rest of my life,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I will be keen to fast-track the process by end of this year. I will also be pushing for the implementation of liberalisation of trade-in services, open skies, harmonisation of domestic taxes and standards; and adoption of the One Network Area by all partner states to reduce the high cost of telecommunications in the region,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I will be keen to fast-track the process by end of this year,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 24, 2021 12:44:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said ( about Mark East ) : "Recent innovative investment across East Africa has transformed access for millions of people to clean water, renewable energy and finance essential for a better and more sustainable future," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Today's Nairobi green talks allow innovative solutions and technical best-practice to be shared with the rest of Africa and the world," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki affirmé : "L'incapacité à éliminer la double imposition et la discrimination a rendu la région de la CAE et les États partenaires moins compétitifs que d'autres régions" External link

arib-info Friday, April 2, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki affirmé : "L'incapacité à éliminer la double imposition et la discrimination a rendu la région de la CAE et les États partenaires moins compétitifs que d'autres régions" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "His exemplary stewardship led to economic growth, elevating Tanzania to middle income status" External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 23, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki alisema : “Utumishi wake uliwezesha ukuaji wa uchumi na kuipandisha Jamhuri wa Muungano wa Tanzania kuwa na sifa ya nchi yenye uchumi wa kati” External link

habarileo Friday, March 19, 2021 7:56:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Magufuli pioneered the vision of Tanzania ya Viwanda, Standard Gauge Railway, revived Air Tanzania, Julius Nyerere Hydropower among other landmark achievements, that have delivered prosperity to the citizens of the United Republic of Tanzania and the EAC region" External link

newtimes-RW Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:06:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "During the last AU summit in Niger, EABC proposed that we needed to have this kind of structure. We then co-ordinated with other regions to form the African Business Council," External link

allafrica Monday, February 22, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Most of these women trade by means of motorcycles, bicycles, and even on foot. These means of transportation aren't allowed to cross the borders," External link

allafrica Sunday, February 21, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The first lane should be to transport general cargo. The second lane to be used by passengers. The third can be for fresh produce and the fourth for hazardous products,” External link

independent-UG Thursday, February 11, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The first lane should be to transport general cargo. The second lane to be used by passengers. The third can be for fresh produce and the fourth for hazardous products," External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, February 10, 2021 5:13:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The first lane should be to transport general cargo. The second lane to be used by passengers. The third can be for fresh produce and the fourth for hazardous products," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:11:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki indiqué : "La libéralisation intra-africaine du commerce de services pourrait apporter de grands bénéfices à l'Afrique de l'Est et rendre la région plus compétitive, étant donné que certains pays comme le Kenya et la Tanzanie ont une balance commerciale nette en matière de services" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The EAC Secretariat should fast track regional coordination and harmonisation of measures on Covid-19 for economic resilience and growth of the EAC bloc,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:46:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "This is set to support businesses to be more resilient and rebound amidst the COVID-19 pandemic," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 11, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The EAC Secretariat should fast-track regional coordination and harmonization of measures on COVID-19 for economic resilience and growth of the EAC bloc," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 11, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The lack of harmonization of COVID-19 testing rates in accredited laboratories and uncoordinated waiting time for the test results is disrupting cross-border trade," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 11, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The trickle-down effects of these measures have also been felt across affiliated industries and the rest of the economy," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 11, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "As EABC, we want to push for the EAC Secretariat to urgently start negotiations with the UK so that we can reach a consensus if possible as a bloc," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 23, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The tricky part is that the EAC partner states are not categorised in a similar manner. So it puts Kenya in a corner because they are not at the same level as other partner states," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 23, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The US has TIFAs with countries at different levels of development and trade and investment interests but none with the EAC,” External link

africanewswire Friday, December 4, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The East African business community is seeking to forge partnership with Chinese in order to benefit from the latest innovations required to compete favorably in the international market," External link

kenyastar Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki noted : "The regional infrastructure projects that helped to fast track the pace of regional integration through reducing the cost of logistics," External link

kenyastar Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki added : "We have abundant raw materials that can be processed into finished goods for sale across the world," External link

kenyastar Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The East African business community is seeking to forge partnership with Chinese in order to benefit from the latest innovations required to compete favorably in the international market," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki noted : "The regional infrastructure projects that helped to fast track the pace of regional integration through reducing the cost of logistics," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki added : "We have abundant raw materials that can be processed into finished goods for sale across the world," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The East African business community is seeking to forge partnership with Chinese in order to benefit from the latest innovations required to compete favorably in the international market," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki noted : "The regional infrastructure projects that helped to fast track the pace of regional integration through reducing the cost of logistics," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki added : "We have abundant raw materials that can be processed into finished goods for sale across the world," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki alisema : "Uagizaji wa viatu vya mitumba una gharama za chini kuliko gharama za uzalishaji kwa wazalishaji wa ndani na hivyo kupunguza soko katika sekta hiyo ambayo bado haijapata fedha za kutosha," External link

habarileo Monday, October 19, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki alisema : "Miundombinu inayofaa kwa uuzaji na uhifadhi baada ya kuvuna unaweza kupunguza hasara ambazo wakulima wa bustani wanakabiliwa nazo," External link

habarileo Monday, October 19, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Appropriate infrastructure for marketing and proper post-harvest handling can tremendously reduce losses that horticulture farmers face in the region, " External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Appropriate infrastructure for marketing and proper post-harvest handling can tremendously reduce losses that horticulture farmers face in the region," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “EABC in partnership with the regional communities’ business councils has been spearheading the formation of the African Business Council, to champion private sector views in the continental policy formulation processes,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 5, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Currently, intra-Africa trade is limited to 15 per cent of Africa’s total trade, indicating that the intra-regional value chain is very weak in contrast to Asia, where it stands at 80 per cent. The trade volume in Africa is also constrained by the relatively slow economic growth in the continent, which averages at 4.6 per cent since 2000 in contrast to Asia’s 7.4 per cent,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 5, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "EABC in partnership with the regional communities' business councils has been spearheading the formation of the African Business Council, to champion private sector views in the continental policy formulation processes," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Currently, intra-Africa trade is limited to 15 percent of Africa's total trade, indicating that the intra-regional value chain is very weak in contrast to Asia, where it stands at 80 percent," "The trade volume in Africa is also constrained by the relatively slow economic growth in the continent, which averages at 4.6 percent since 2000 in contrast to Asia's 7.4 percent" External link

allafrica Sunday, October 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "This will spur regional tourism, intra-EAC trade and bilateral trade between Kenya and Tanzania, offering steady business and economic rebound. In 2019, the value of Kenya's exports to Tanzania stood at approximately $336 million, while imports were $275 million," External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "There is a need for speedy authority operations especially at border-crossing areas to avoid overcrowding of traffic, taking into consideration road safety issues for freight and passenger movements," External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "EABC has been pushing for a coordinated approach on the resumption of regional air services over the last two months since the partner states started considering reopening their borders. With the two countries re-opening their airspaces to each other, we are confident that this will increase demand for travel services, ease movement of people and integrate logistics value chains for exports of goods, open access to a larger market and boost regional tourism," External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The recovery strategy for businesses in the EAC, also recommends a strengthened partnership between the public and private sectors for business rebound as well as a coordinated regional approach on handling Covid-19,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 29, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The East African Business Council commends the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) and the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) facilitating agreement on the resumption of air transport services in the EAC region,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 21, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “With the two countries re-opening their airspaces to each other, we are confident that this will increase demand for travel services, ease movement of people and integrate logistics value chains for exports of goods, open access to a larger market and boost regional tourism,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 21, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “DRC will benefit from the larger EAC Common Market and Common External Tariff framework. It will also have access to seaports of Mombasa and Dar es Salaam at competitive rates. Their huge population of 81 million people also provides a vast opportunity for SMEs from the EAC region,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 19, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “EABC being the apex body for the private sector in the region will play a critical role in advocating for ease of doing business in DRC which will in turn lower cost of doing business, making DRC competitive, as we prepare to join the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 19, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “DRC will benefit from the larger EAC Common Market and Common External Tariff framework. It will also have access to seaports of Mombasa and Dar es Salaam at competitive rates. Their huge population of 81 million people also provides a vast opportunity for SMEs from the EAC region,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “EABC being the apex body for the private sector in the region will play a critical role in advocating for ease of doing business in DRC which will in turn lower cost of doing business, making DRC competitive, as we prepare to join the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Differences emerging in regional air transport services are set to adversely affect the rebound of business in the region" External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Differences emerging in regional air transport services are set to adversely affect the rebound of business in the region” External link

theCitizen Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “These are important steps towards the recovery of the aviation and tourism sectors, however, the differences emerging in regional air transport services among some partner states are set to adversely affect the rebound of business in the region,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “These (reopening) are important steps towards the recovery of the aviation and tourism sectors, however, the differences emerging in regional air transport services among some partner states are set to adversely affect the rebound of business in the region,” External link

independent-UG Saturday, August 1, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “He played a pivotal role in enforcing harmonized regional trade policies that saw a reduction in non-tariff barriers (NTBs),” External link

theCitizen Sunday, July 26, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Twenty years since the revival of the EAC, his vision for regional integration continues to live on. The business community will vanguard his vision for the prosperity of our beloved EAC region,” External link

theCitizen Friday, July 24, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “She is a strong advocate for the actualization of the AfCFTA and has also chaired the WTO’s 10th Ministerial Conference held in Nairobi in 2015, the Dispute Settlement Body and the WTO’s General Council in 2005, her passion for international trade, exemplary strategic leadership, diplomatic and negotiation skills maker her the right candidate for the job,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The business community in East Africa is assured that Amb. Mohamed will steer the WTO to greater heights. As a former Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Kenya she is bold and proficient, it will be an honour for the continent to have the first African and first woman as the Director-General of the WTO,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The EAC partner states need to come up with regional coordinated guidelines and measures on the opening of the regional aviation sector to bolster consumer confidence and support the recovery of the sector,” External link

independent-UG Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The East African Business Council appreciates the measures by the EAC partner states aimed at supporting the resumption of domestic and international flights in the region, this is vital for the recovery of the aviation sector,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Covid-19 has adversely affected EAC intra trade and cross border movement of goods,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, June 29, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “A few years back, member states agreed to harmonise their budget process, and for the last couple of years, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania have been doing this on the same day,” External link

EastAfrican Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki explained : “Reading the budget on the same day is important because it is one of the major formulas that are used in the EAC to harmonise fiscal measures that affect each country’s economy,” External link

EastAfrican Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The expectation of the private sector is that the EAC budgets for 2020/21 will contain economic stimulus packages that will mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses and citizens, and will stimulate economic growth and recovery,” External link

EastAfrican Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Furthermore, there is a slow down in movement of cargo across all EAC borders. This is disrupting regional value chains due to the emerging challenges restricting the movement of truck drivers in a bid to contain the spread of Covid-19,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 12, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki pointed out : "The sustainable way to combat the Covid-19 as a region was to deploy an EAC coordinated approach and also economic recovery strategy. If partner states of the EAC work in isolation on Covid-19, it will be costly and take us longer to flatten the curve," External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The Namanga one-stop border post remains a strategic entry point for East and Central Africa, but currently we are witnessing an economic disruption. The diplomatic intervention is a positive gesture," External link

allafrica Monday, May 25, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The Namanga one-stop border post remains a strategic entry point for East and Central Africa, but currently we are witnessing an economic disruption. The diplomatic intervention is a positive gesture," External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, May 23, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The Namanga one-stop border post remains a strategic entry point for East and Central Africa, but currently we are witnessing an economic disruption. The diplomatic intervention is a positive gesture,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The Namanga one-stop border post remains a strategic entry point for East and Central Africa, but currently we are witnessing an economic disruption. The diplomatic intervention is a positive gesture,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “There are some delays because the tests must be done and people must wait for 48 hours,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Kalonzo is a national leader with no interest in county politics. It is not even worth associating such problems with Mr Musyoka or even the party,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Further appreciating, the Governments of the EAC partner states for facilitating the free movement of goods and services in the region during the Covid-19 pandemic period and partnering with the private sector to curb the outbreak of Covid-19," External link

allafrica Tuesday, May 12, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “It is our duty to follow his passion and vision of a borderless East Africa Community for the prosperity of the East African citizens” External link

theCitizen Monday, May 4, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Trade-in goods and services are being affected by the pandemic,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, May 3, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Central banks need to lower Central Bank Rate and extend lending facility to commercial banks,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, May 3, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Kenya, before the Covid-19 outbreak, exported fresh produce valued at approximately Ksh144 billion ($1.44 billion) per year and Ksh127 billion ($1.27 billion) per month,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, May 2, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “EABC recommends that the EAC Heads of State Summit considers the following to encourage imports by air; that the EAC Partner States waive all import duties and VAT by air during the Covid-19 crisis,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, April 25, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Due to the global demand and supply disruptions of fresh produce, the cost of air freight in EAC has escalated, making the region’s export produce uncompetitive,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, April 25, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Given the intrinsic nature and level of integration of the EAC, the impact of Covid-19 poses high risks at the regional level regarding the recovery of tourism, SMEs, and manufacturing business sectors hence there is an urgent need for a common approach on the preparedness, response measures and recovery strategy for the EAC region” “A common approach will safeguard current and future jobs, exports, businesses and offer quick economic recovery for the EAC bloc,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The return of Rwandair and Kenya Airways to the skies is a welcome relief for exporters. However, it will soon become increasingly difficult for them to compete with airlines that are receiving government subsidies,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 19, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Like the EU, it demands greater cooperation between East African airlines and the international aviation community, including air cargo and express service providers to ensure the supply and fair distribution of scarce and essential goods,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 19, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki proposed : “EAC partner states to adopt common fiscal incentives and response measures for the business sectors negatively impacted by the Covid-19 … waive customs duties, Value Added Tax and agree on the equivalence of standards for medical devices and protective equipment from the region and other highly demanded goods,” External link

EastAfrican Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki proposed : “EAC partner states to adopt common fiscal incentives and response measures for the business sectors negatively impacted by the Covid-19 … waive customs duties, Value Added Tax and agree on the equivalence of standards for medical devices and protective equipment from the region and other highly demanded goods,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Under the CET there is a need to have the fourth band. We are considering having either 30 per cent or 35 per cent for the fourth band,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, March 2, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “We mediated and arrived at an upper band of 32 percent, a figure we thought would be favourable to everyone,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki says ( about Commission ) : “As one of the key Founding Fathers of the revival of the East African Community, he spearheaded the Agreement for the Establishment of the Permanent Tripartite Commission for East African Co-operation in 1993, leading to the rebirth of the EAC regional integration process,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, February 8, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “However, the main challenge is that exemptions, remissions and special arrangements within the Community are constraining the benefits that would accrue. Specifically, exemptions to import inputs, vehicles as well as generous repatriation provisions mean that most of the benefits are re-exported,” “In addition, remissions and exemptions imply that industries are not using local intermediate products leading to low capacity utilisation,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, January 12, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “However, the main challenge is that exemptions, remissions and special arrangements within the Community are constraining the benefits that would accrue. Specifically, exemptions to import inputs, vehicles as well as generous repatriation provisions mean that most of the benefits are re-exported,” “In addition, remissions and exemptions imply that industries are not using local intermediate products leading to low capacity utilisation,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “We have made progress but more needs to be done,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Wiper party messed up big time during nominations for 2017 general elections and we are watching them even now. We have heard rumors that Muthama will be vying for the Machakos gubernatorial seat and we want him to be confident because we will rally behind him,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, October 13, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Wiper party messed up big time during nominations for 2017 general elections and we are watching them even now. We have heard rumors that Muthama will be vying for the Machakos gubernatorial seat and we want him to be confident because we will rally behind him,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 13, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “According to World Bank Ease of Doing Business report (2018), the EAC is ranked at 149 out of 190 in the ease of trading across borders, as EABC, we will coordinate, set the agenda and facilitate evidence‐based research on Public Private Dialogues to reducing barriers to trade in the EAC region,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 21, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “EABC is awake to the fact that the intra EAC trade is below 20 per cent vis a vis other RECs such as SADC at 40 per cent and EU at 68 per cent, therefore, there is a need to strengthen public-private dialogue that will spur the regional intra trade to above 30 per cent in the next two years,” External link

newtimes-RW Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The governments should be the leading consumers of leather products, and should thus facilitate trade in leather products,” External link

theCitizen Monday, May 27, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Import levy on leather inputs by some partner states is a drawback for the industry whose full potential has not been fully tapped,” External link

theCitizen Monday, May 27, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “There is no doubt that if all NTBs hindering trade within the EAC common market are removed, the domestic demand and market will attract more investments from across the world,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki amesema : “Lengo la mradi huu ni kuona namna ya kuinua kiwango cha biashara katika nchi zetu, mtakumbuka wakati wa mkutano wa Marais wa EAC uliofanyika hivi karibuni wote walisisitiza umuhimu wa hizi nchi kuongeza kiwango cha kufanya biashara miongoni mwetu ili wananchi waweze kunufaika,” External link

mwananchi Monday, April 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki alisema : “Tumeamua kukutana kuzungumza kuwezesha biashara iwe juu, kuongeza soko letu kufikia asilimia 60 kwa sasa soko letu ndani ya jumuiya ni asilimia 20 tu,” External link

habarileo Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki amesema : “Tunaipongeza Tanzania kama leo (jana) tumesikia serikali inakutana na sekta binafsi wawekezaji katika sekta ya madini, mikutano hii iwe mara kwa mara na kwa nchi zote wanachama,” External link

habarileo Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The coming summit should address some of these obstacles faced by the business community,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, January 20, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I am not aware of any Wiper meeting that took place on Saturday because Wiper meetings are held at the national office. If people met that day, they must have been propagating their own interests, not the party’s,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 27, 2017 6:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “It was irregular and thus any action taken on the basis of the recommendations of this review committee is null and void. Any form of complaint about this particular procurement should have been referred to the Complaints Committee” External link

newtimes-RW Sunday, January 22, 2017 2:26:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Extension of contract to the loser is acting against effective competition. When the winner is denied a contract and given to the loser is a clear unfairness and lack of integrity on the part of the Secretariat. There was no transparency in the extension of contract and the interests of the Community,” External link

newtimes-RW Friday, January 20, 2017 1:56:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki alihoji : “Jumuiya haiwezi kurudishwa nyuma na watu wachache, kama hawataki watuambie wanataka nini,” External link

mtanzania Friday, July 22, 2016 5:18:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki stated : “The stakeholders here today were fully involved in long hours of deliberations and discussions during the negotiations for the Common Market Protocol. We need to work more closely with them and to monitor the process as interested parties,” External link

kenyalondonnews Saturday, February 14, 2015 2:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki stated : "The stakeholders here today were fully involved in long hours of deliberations and discussions during the negotiations for the Common Market Protocol. We need to work more closely with them and to monitor the process as interested parties," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, February 14, 2015 4:07:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
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mate2.33%EN07/30/201730/07/2017
mp39.53%EN05/08/201708/05/2017
legislative assembly mp9.30%EN05/08/201708/05/2017
east african legislative assembly mp4.65%EN05/08/201708/05/2017
african legislative assembly mp4.65%EN05/08/201708/05/2017
africa legislative assembly mp4.65%EN01/27/201727/01/2017
east africa legislative assembly mp4.65%EN01/27/201727/01/2017
legislator2.33%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
legislative assembly legislator2.33%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
east african legislative assembly legislator2.33%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
african legislative assembly legislator2.33%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
chairperson of eala6.98%EN02/15/201515/02/2015
mbunge2.33%SW04/02/201402/04/2014
Names Lang Count
Peter MathukiEN93.85%
Peter MathukiSW6.15%


 
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Peter Mathuki dit : "Je lance un appel à l'UE pour que nous travaillions ensemble et ouvrions une nouvelle page pour le bien du peuple de la République du Burundi" External link

arib-info Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I am appealing to the EU that we work together and open a new page for the betterment of the people of the Republic of Burundi, ” External link

independent-UG Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I am appealing to the EU that we work together and open a new page for the betterment of the people of the Republic of Burundi,” External link

yenisafak-en Thursday, June 10, 2021 5:06:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "I am appealing to the EU that we work together and open a new page for the betterment of the people of the Republic of Burundi," External link

haberler-en Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "I am appealing to the EU that we work together and open a new page for the betterment of the people of the Republic of Burundi, " External link

newtimes-RW Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I am cognizant of the very heavy responsibilities inherent in this appointment. I will remain dedicated, diligent and trustworthy so as to ensure we achieve tangible results for the betterment of the livelihoods of our people in East Africa,” External link

ChimpsReport Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Digital skills are critical in facilitating all aspects of our regional integration agenda, we offer full-time scholarships for students to enrolled in a Master’s programme in Embedded and Mobile Systems (MSc EMoS) that is open to students across the region,” External link

ChimpsReport Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki explained : "Pakistan has been proactive in providing solutions to the global market at lower prices in areas such as farm machinery, textiles and apparel, among other sectors. Pakistan therefore has lots of capacities that EAC can benefit from," External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Energy is a driver and enabler of all sectors of the economy. The harmonisation of partner states’ national policies governing energy is therefore critical,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 22, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The first thing an investor asks in a country is the cost of energy. We need to reduce the costs of energy in the region to facilitate investment,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 22, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The first thing an investor seeking to set up in a country usually asks is the cost of energy. We need to reduce the costs of energy in the region to facilitate investment,” External link

ChimpsReport Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I pledge to work hand in hand with all stakeholders in private and public sector to make sure that we remove NTBs in real time. It cannot be business as usual but rather a need for unity of purpose – working collectively between private and public sector as a team to serve the great people of East Africa,” External link

ChimpsReport Sunday, May 16, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “This team will support the vision of their Excellencies. Once businesses and investments grow, then the welfare of the people in Africa is covered. We will work with all the ambassadors in the region to promote movement of goods and persons,” External link

ChimpsReport Saturday, May 15, 2021 4:44:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The hotline will enable us to register persistent trade barriers, provide feedback and make follow ups,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The presidents did their part, and left the remaining bit to the workers to remove the bottlenecks because business within the east African region is still at 15 per cent. The aim is to get to 50 per cent," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, May 10, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “As the 21st Summit directed, the admission of Democratic Republic of Congo is urgent and strategic to the region and, therefore, I will prioritise the admission process,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 3, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The consolidation of the Customs Union and advancing the implementation of the Common Market Protocol calls for urgent attention to further, propel the EAC integration agenda,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The key challenges the region is facing include the Covid-19 pandemic, elusive peace and tranquillity in some of the neighbouring countries, reduced level of intra-EAC trade amongst the partner states, high rates of youth unemployment and underemployment among others,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “It behoves us, as members of the EAC, to develop a coordinated approach in responding to this pandemic so that together, we can triumph in our common agenda for economic integration and sustainable development,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “It is a privilege that I will cherish for the rest of my life,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I will be keen to fast-track the process by end of this year. I will also be pushing for the implementation of liberalisation of trade-in services, open skies, harmonisation of domestic taxes and standards; and adoption of the One Network Area by all partner states to reduce the high cost of telecommunications in the region,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I will be keen to fast-track the process by end of this year,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 24, 2021 12:44:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said ( about Mark East ) : "Recent innovative investment across East Africa has transformed access for millions of people to clean water, renewable energy and finance essential for a better and more sustainable future," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Today's Nairobi green talks allow innovative solutions and technical best-practice to be shared with the rest of Africa and the world," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki affirmé : "L'incapacité à éliminer la double imposition et la discrimination a rendu la région de la CAE et les États partenaires moins compétitifs que d'autres régions" External link

arib-info Friday, April 2, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki affirmé : "L'incapacité à éliminer la double imposition et la discrimination a rendu la région de la CAE et les États partenaires moins compétitifs que d'autres régions" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "His exemplary stewardship led to economic growth, elevating Tanzania to middle income status" External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 23, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki alisema : “Utumishi wake uliwezesha ukuaji wa uchumi na kuipandisha Jamhuri wa Muungano wa Tanzania kuwa na sifa ya nchi yenye uchumi wa kati” External link

habarileo Friday, March 19, 2021 7:56:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Magufuli pioneered the vision of Tanzania ya Viwanda, Standard Gauge Railway, revived Air Tanzania, Julius Nyerere Hydropower among other landmark achievements, that have delivered prosperity to the citizens of the United Republic of Tanzania and the EAC region" External link

newtimes-RW Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:06:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "During the last AU summit in Niger, EABC proposed that we needed to have this kind of structure. We then co-ordinated with other regions to form the African Business Council," External link

allafrica Monday, February 22, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Most of these women trade by means of motorcycles, bicycles, and even on foot. These means of transportation aren't allowed to cross the borders," External link

allafrica Sunday, February 21, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The first lane should be to transport general cargo. The second lane to be used by passengers. The third can be for fresh produce and the fourth for hazardous products,” External link

independent-UG Thursday, February 11, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The first lane should be to transport general cargo. The second lane to be used by passengers. The third can be for fresh produce and the fourth for hazardous products," External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, February 10, 2021 5:13:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The first lane should be to transport general cargo. The second lane to be used by passengers. The third can be for fresh produce and the fourth for hazardous products," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:11:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki indiqué : "La libéralisation intra-africaine du commerce de services pourrait apporter de grands bénéfices à l'Afrique de l'Est et rendre la région plus compétitive, étant donné que certains pays comme le Kenya et la Tanzanie ont une balance commerciale nette en matière de services" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The EAC Secretariat should fast track regional coordination and harmonisation of measures on Covid-19 for economic resilience and growth of the EAC bloc,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:46:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "This is set to support businesses to be more resilient and rebound amidst the COVID-19 pandemic," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 11, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The EAC Secretariat should fast-track regional coordination and harmonization of measures on COVID-19 for economic resilience and growth of the EAC bloc," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 11, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The lack of harmonization of COVID-19 testing rates in accredited laboratories and uncoordinated waiting time for the test results is disrupting cross-border trade," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 11, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The trickle-down effects of these measures have also been felt across affiliated industries and the rest of the economy," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 11, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "As EABC, we want to push for the EAC Secretariat to urgently start negotiations with the UK so that we can reach a consensus if possible as a bloc," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 23, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The tricky part is that the EAC partner states are not categorised in a similar manner. So it puts Kenya in a corner because they are not at the same level as other partner states," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 23, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The US has TIFAs with countries at different levels of development and trade and investment interests but none with the EAC,” External link

africanewswire Friday, December 4, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The East African business community is seeking to forge partnership with Chinese in order to benefit from the latest innovations required to compete favorably in the international market," External link

kenyastar Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki noted : "The regional infrastructure projects that helped to fast track the pace of regional integration through reducing the cost of logistics," External link

kenyastar Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki added : "We have abundant raw materials that can be processed into finished goods for sale across the world," External link

kenyastar Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The East African business community is seeking to forge partnership with Chinese in order to benefit from the latest innovations required to compete favorably in the international market," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki noted : "The regional infrastructure projects that helped to fast track the pace of regional integration through reducing the cost of logistics," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki added : "We have abundant raw materials that can be processed into finished goods for sale across the world," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The East African business community is seeking to forge partnership with Chinese in order to benefit from the latest innovations required to compete favorably in the international market," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki noted : "The regional infrastructure projects that helped to fast track the pace of regional integration through reducing the cost of logistics," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki added : "We have abundant raw materials that can be processed into finished goods for sale across the world," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki alisema : "Uagizaji wa viatu vya mitumba una gharama za chini kuliko gharama za uzalishaji kwa wazalishaji wa ndani na hivyo kupunguza soko katika sekta hiyo ambayo bado haijapata fedha za kutosha," External link

habarileo Monday, October 19, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki alisema : "Miundombinu inayofaa kwa uuzaji na uhifadhi baada ya kuvuna unaweza kupunguza hasara ambazo wakulima wa bustani wanakabiliwa nazo," External link

habarileo Monday, October 19, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Appropriate infrastructure for marketing and proper post-harvest handling can tremendously reduce losses that horticulture farmers face in the region, " External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Appropriate infrastructure for marketing and proper post-harvest handling can tremendously reduce losses that horticulture farmers face in the region," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “EABC in partnership with the regional communities’ business councils has been spearheading the formation of the African Business Council, to champion private sector views in the continental policy formulation processes,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 5, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Currently, intra-Africa trade is limited to 15 per cent of Africa’s total trade, indicating that the intra-regional value chain is very weak in contrast to Asia, where it stands at 80 per cent. The trade volume in Africa is also constrained by the relatively slow economic growth in the continent, which averages at 4.6 per cent since 2000 in contrast to Asia’s 7.4 per cent,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 5, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "EABC in partnership with the regional communities' business councils has been spearheading the formation of the African Business Council, to champion private sector views in the continental policy formulation processes," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Currently, intra-Africa trade is limited to 15 percent of Africa's total trade, indicating that the intra-regional value chain is very weak in contrast to Asia, where it stands at 80 percent," "The trade volume in Africa is also constrained by the relatively slow economic growth in the continent, which averages at 4.6 percent since 2000 in contrast to Asia's 7.4 percent" External link

allafrica Sunday, October 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "This will spur regional tourism, intra-EAC trade and bilateral trade between Kenya and Tanzania, offering steady business and economic rebound. In 2019, the value of Kenya's exports to Tanzania stood at approximately $336 million, while imports were $275 million," External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "There is a need for speedy authority operations especially at border-crossing areas to avoid overcrowding of traffic, taking into consideration road safety issues for freight and passenger movements," External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "EABC has been pushing for a coordinated approach on the resumption of regional air services over the last two months since the partner states started considering reopening their borders. With the two countries re-opening their airspaces to each other, we are confident that this will increase demand for travel services, ease movement of people and integrate logistics value chains for exports of goods, open access to a larger market and boost regional tourism," External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The recovery strategy for businesses in the EAC, also recommends a strengthened partnership between the public and private sectors for business rebound as well as a coordinated regional approach on handling Covid-19,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 29, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The East African Business Council commends the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) and the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) facilitating agreement on the resumption of air transport services in the EAC region,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 21, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “With the two countries re-opening their airspaces to each other, we are confident that this will increase demand for travel services, ease movement of people and integrate logistics value chains for exports of goods, open access to a larger market and boost regional tourism,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 21, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “DRC will benefit from the larger EAC Common Market and Common External Tariff framework. It will also have access to seaports of Mombasa and Dar es Salaam at competitive rates. Their huge population of 81 million people also provides a vast opportunity for SMEs from the EAC region,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 19, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “EABC being the apex body for the private sector in the region will play a critical role in advocating for ease of doing business in DRC which will in turn lower cost of doing business, making DRC competitive, as we prepare to join the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 19, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “DRC will benefit from the larger EAC Common Market and Common External Tariff framework. It will also have access to seaports of Mombasa and Dar es Salaam at competitive rates. Their huge population of 81 million people also provides a vast opportunity for SMEs from the EAC region,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “EABC being the apex body for the private sector in the region will play a critical role in advocating for ease of doing business in DRC which will in turn lower cost of doing business, making DRC competitive, as we prepare to join the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Differences emerging in regional air transport services are set to adversely affect the rebound of business in the region" External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Differences emerging in regional air transport services are set to adversely affect the rebound of business in the region” External link

theCitizen Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “These are important steps towards the recovery of the aviation and tourism sectors, however, the differences emerging in regional air transport services among some partner states are set to adversely affect the rebound of business in the region,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “These (reopening) are important steps towards the recovery of the aviation and tourism sectors, however, the differences emerging in regional air transport services among some partner states are set to adversely affect the rebound of business in the region,” External link

independent-UG Saturday, August 1, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “He played a pivotal role in enforcing harmonized regional trade policies that saw a reduction in non-tariff barriers (NTBs),” External link

theCitizen Sunday, July 26, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Twenty years since the revival of the EAC, his vision for regional integration continues to live on. The business community will vanguard his vision for the prosperity of our beloved EAC region,” External link

theCitizen Friday, July 24, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “She is a strong advocate for the actualization of the AfCFTA and has also chaired the WTO’s 10th Ministerial Conference held in Nairobi in 2015, the Dispute Settlement Body and the WTO’s General Council in 2005, her passion for international trade, exemplary strategic leadership, diplomatic and negotiation skills maker her the right candidate for the job,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The business community in East Africa is assured that Amb. Mohamed will steer the WTO to greater heights. As a former Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Kenya she is bold and proficient, it will be an honour for the continent to have the first African and first woman as the Director-General of the WTO,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The EAC partner states need to come up with regional coordinated guidelines and measures on the opening of the regional aviation sector to bolster consumer confidence and support the recovery of the sector,” External link

independent-UG Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The East African Business Council appreciates the measures by the EAC partner states aimed at supporting the resumption of domestic and international flights in the region, this is vital for the recovery of the aviation sector,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Covid-19 has adversely affected EAC intra trade and cross border movement of goods,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, June 29, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “A few years back, member states agreed to harmonise their budget process, and for the last couple of years, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania have been doing this on the same day,” External link

EastAfrican Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki explained : “Reading the budget on the same day is important because it is one of the major formulas that are used in the EAC to harmonise fiscal measures that affect each country’s economy,” External link

EastAfrican Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The expectation of the private sector is that the EAC budgets for 2020/21 will contain economic stimulus packages that will mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses and citizens, and will stimulate economic growth and recovery,” External link

EastAfrican Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Furthermore, there is a slow down in movement of cargo across all EAC borders. This is disrupting regional value chains due to the emerging challenges restricting the movement of truck drivers in a bid to contain the spread of Covid-19,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 12, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki pointed out : "The sustainable way to combat the Covid-19 as a region was to deploy an EAC coordinated approach and also economic recovery strategy. If partner states of the EAC work in isolation on Covid-19, it will be costly and take us longer to flatten the curve," External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The Namanga one-stop border post remains a strategic entry point for East and Central Africa, but currently we are witnessing an economic disruption. The diplomatic intervention is a positive gesture," External link

allafrica Monday, May 25, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "The Namanga one-stop border post remains a strategic entry point for East and Central Africa, but currently we are witnessing an economic disruption. The diplomatic intervention is a positive gesture," External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, May 23, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The Namanga one-stop border post remains a strategic entry point for East and Central Africa, but currently we are witnessing an economic disruption. The diplomatic intervention is a positive gesture,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The Namanga one-stop border post remains a strategic entry point for East and Central Africa, but currently we are witnessing an economic disruption. The diplomatic intervention is a positive gesture,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “There are some delays because the tests must be done and people must wait for 48 hours,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Kalonzo is a national leader with no interest in county politics. It is not even worth associating such problems with Mr Musyoka or even the party,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : "Further appreciating, the Governments of the EAC partner states for facilitating the free movement of goods and services in the region during the Covid-19 pandemic period and partnering with the private sector to curb the outbreak of Covid-19," External link

allafrica Tuesday, May 12, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “It is our duty to follow his passion and vision of a borderless East Africa Community for the prosperity of the East African citizens” External link

theCitizen Monday, May 4, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Trade-in goods and services are being affected by the pandemic,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, May 3, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Central banks need to lower Central Bank Rate and extend lending facility to commercial banks,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, May 3, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Kenya, before the Covid-19 outbreak, exported fresh produce valued at approximately Ksh144 billion ($1.44 billion) per year and Ksh127 billion ($1.27 billion) per month,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, May 2, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “EABC recommends that the EAC Heads of State Summit considers the following to encourage imports by air; that the EAC Partner States waive all import duties and VAT by air during the Covid-19 crisis,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, April 25, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Due to the global demand and supply disruptions of fresh produce, the cost of air freight in EAC has escalated, making the region’s export produce uncompetitive,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, April 25, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Given the intrinsic nature and level of integration of the EAC, the impact of Covid-19 poses high risks at the regional level regarding the recovery of tourism, SMEs, and manufacturing business sectors hence there is an urgent need for a common approach on the preparedness, response measures and recovery strategy for the EAC region” “A common approach will safeguard current and future jobs, exports, businesses and offer quick economic recovery for the EAC bloc,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The return of Rwandair and Kenya Airways to the skies is a welcome relief for exporters. However, it will soon become increasingly difficult for them to compete with airlines that are receiving government subsidies,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 19, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Like the EU, it demands greater cooperation between East African airlines and the international aviation community, including air cargo and express service providers to ensure the supply and fair distribution of scarce and essential goods,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 19, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki proposed : “EAC partner states to adopt common fiscal incentives and response measures for the business sectors negatively impacted by the Covid-19 … waive customs duties, Value Added Tax and agree on the equivalence of standards for medical devices and protective equipment from the region and other highly demanded goods,” External link

EastAfrican Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki proposed : “EAC partner states to adopt common fiscal incentives and response measures for the business sectors negatively impacted by the Covid-19 … waive customs duties, Value Added Tax and agree on the equivalence of standards for medical devices and protective equipment from the region and other highly demanded goods,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Under the CET there is a need to have the fourth band. We are considering having either 30 per cent or 35 per cent for the fourth band,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, March 2, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “We mediated and arrived at an upper band of 32 percent, a figure we thought would be favourable to everyone,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki says ( about Commission ) : “As one of the key Founding Fathers of the revival of the East African Community, he spearheaded the Agreement for the Establishment of the Permanent Tripartite Commission for East African Co-operation in 1993, leading to the rebirth of the EAC regional integration process,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, February 8, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “However, the main challenge is that exemptions, remissions and special arrangements within the Community are constraining the benefits that would accrue. Specifically, exemptions to import inputs, vehicles as well as generous repatriation provisions mean that most of the benefits are re-exported,” “In addition, remissions and exemptions imply that industries are not using local intermediate products leading to low capacity utilisation,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, January 12, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “However, the main challenge is that exemptions, remissions and special arrangements within the Community are constraining the benefits that would accrue. Specifically, exemptions to import inputs, vehicles as well as generous repatriation provisions mean that most of the benefits are re-exported,” “In addition, remissions and exemptions imply that industries are not using local intermediate products leading to low capacity utilisation,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “We have made progress but more needs to be done,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Wiper party messed up big time during nominations for 2017 general elections and we are watching them even now. We have heard rumors that Muthama will be vying for the Machakos gubernatorial seat and we want him to be confident because we will rally behind him,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, October 13, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Wiper party messed up big time during nominations for 2017 general elections and we are watching them even now. We have heard rumors that Muthama will be vying for the Machakos gubernatorial seat and we want him to be confident because we will rally behind him,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 13, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “According to World Bank Ease of Doing Business report (2018), the EAC is ranked at 149 out of 190 in the ease of trading across borders, as EABC, we will coordinate, set the agenda and facilitate evidence‐based research on Public Private Dialogues to reducing barriers to trade in the EAC region,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 21, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “EABC is awake to the fact that the intra EAC trade is below 20 per cent vis a vis other RECs such as SADC at 40 per cent and EU at 68 per cent, therefore, there is a need to strengthen public-private dialogue that will spur the regional intra trade to above 30 per cent in the next two years,” External link

newtimes-RW Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The governments should be the leading consumers of leather products, and should thus facilitate trade in leather products,” External link

theCitizen Monday, May 27, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Import levy on leather inputs by some partner states is a drawback for the industry whose full potential has not been fully tapped,” External link

theCitizen Monday, May 27, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “There is no doubt that if all NTBs hindering trade within the EAC common market are removed, the domestic demand and market will attract more investments from across the world,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki amesema : “Lengo la mradi huu ni kuona namna ya kuinua kiwango cha biashara katika nchi zetu, mtakumbuka wakati wa mkutano wa Marais wa EAC uliofanyika hivi karibuni wote walisisitiza umuhimu wa hizi nchi kuongeza kiwango cha kufanya biashara miongoni mwetu ili wananchi waweze kunufaika,” External link

mwananchi Monday, April 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki alisema : “Tumeamua kukutana kuzungumza kuwezesha biashara iwe juu, kuongeza soko letu kufikia asilimia 60 kwa sasa soko letu ndani ya jumuiya ni asilimia 20 tu,” External link

habarileo Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki amesema : “Tunaipongeza Tanzania kama leo (jana) tumesikia serikali inakutana na sekta binafsi wawekezaji katika sekta ya madini, mikutano hii iwe mara kwa mara na kwa nchi zote wanachama,” External link

habarileo Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “The coming summit should address some of these obstacles faced by the business community,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, January 20, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “I am not aware of any Wiper meeting that took place on Saturday because Wiper meetings are held at the national office. If people met that day, they must have been propagating their own interests, not the party’s,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 27, 2017 6:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “It was irregular and thus any action taken on the basis of the recommendations of this review committee is null and void. Any form of complaint about this particular procurement should have been referred to the Complaints Committee” External link

newtimes-RW Sunday, January 22, 2017 2:26:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki said : “Extension of contract to the loser is acting against effective competition. When the winner is denied a contract and given to the loser is a clear unfairness and lack of integrity on the part of the Secretariat. There was no transparency in the extension of contract and the interests of the Community,” External link

newtimes-RW Friday, January 20, 2017 1:56:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki alihoji : “Jumuiya haiwezi kurudishwa nyuma na watu wachache, kama hawataki watuambie wanataka nini,” External link

mtanzania Friday, July 22, 2016 5:18:00 AM EAT

Peter Mathuki stated : “The stakeholders here today were fully involved in long hours of deliberations and discussions during the negotiations for the Common Market Protocol. We need to work more closely with them and to monitor the process as interested parties,” External link

kenyalondonnews Saturday, February 14, 2015 2:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Mathuki stated : "The stakeholders here today were fully involved in long hours of deliberations and discussions during the negotiations for the Common Market Protocol. We need to work more closely with them and to monitor the process as interested parties," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, February 14, 2015 4:07:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
member11.63%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
mate2.33%EN07/30/201730/07/2017
mp39.53%EN05/08/201708/05/2017
legislative assembly mp9.30%EN05/08/201708/05/2017
east african legislative assembly mp4.65%EN05/08/201708/05/2017
african legislative assembly mp4.65%EN05/08/201708/05/2017
africa legislative assembly mp4.65%EN01/27/201727/01/2017
east africa legislative assembly mp4.65%EN01/27/201727/01/2017
legislator2.33%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
legislative assembly legislator2.33%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
east african legislative assembly legislator2.33%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
african legislative assembly legislator2.33%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
chairperson of eala6.98%EN02/15/201515/02/2015
mbunge2.33%SW04/02/201402/04/2014
Names Lang Count
Peter MathukiEN93.85%
Peter MathukiSW6.15%


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