EAC chair Rwandan President Paul Kagame admits that things could fall apart unless urgent measures are taken to repair emerging cracks.
The stake sale will bring an end to supermarket chain Shoprite's 15 years of operations in Africa’s most populous country.
The next chief would broker international trade talks in the face of widening US-China conflict, and protectionism.
Africa is in its sixth month in the Covid-19 battle, having trailed the rest of the world.
It has emerged that children are facing early pregnancies, child labour as well as other mental torture.