EALA To Honour Assassinated Burundi Lawmaker

EALA To Honour Assassinated Burundi Lawmaker

The East African Legislative Assembly holds a Special Sitting in Arusha on Thursday, July 21, 2016 in honour of Hon. Hafsa Mossi.

The Speaker of EALA called for the meeting in accordance with Rule 10 (2) of the Rules of Procedure of the House.

EALA communicated the notice of the Special Sitting via a dispatch from the Clerk, Kenneth Madete.

The late Hon. Hafsa Mossi who was Chair of the Burundi Chapter of EALA and the Assembly’s Women’s Caucus, was shot by unknown assailants on July 13th, 2016 in Eastern Mutanga in Bujumbura.

Hon. Mossi, a former Minister for East African Community Affairs, Burundi, was elected a Member of the East African Legislative Assembly in June 2012.

She is also a former producer and journalist with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).