Text of report by Catherine Riungu entitled "Now Kenya endorses Common Market Protocol" by Kenyan newspaper The EastAfrican website on 3 May
Kenya has finally ratified the East African Common Market Protocol, signalling its readiness for the July deadline for free movement of people and goods across the region.
Tanzania was the first in the bloc to ratify the agreement, clearing doubts over its commitment to the deal.
Rwanda, which has been the most flexible in opening its borders to its partners in the East African Community has also approved it, and is awaiting parliament's nod to sign in into law.
In the absence of a regional constitution, EAC …