Visit by CS Munya and Chair of the Council

Today, March 21st 2018 EAC CASSOA was Honored to receive Cabinet Secretary for East African Community and Northern Corridor Development Hon. Peter Munya and Chairman of the EAC Council of Ministers, Hon. Dr Ali Kirunda Kivenjija, Uganda’s Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Affairs at our exhibition desk in the 6th Academia Public Private Partneship Forum in Nairobi Kenya. The distinguished guests were accompanied by IUCEA Executive Secretary, Prof. Alexandre Lyambabje. Lilian Mwenda and Emily Bukebuke from EAC CASSOA briefed the Hon. Guest about the activities of the Agency. The Forum is expected to run for Two days at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa; Bogani East Road, Nairobi Kenya. (more…)


EAC CASSOA ready for ISO certification

13th March, 2018, Mr Emile Nguza Arao, the Acting Executive Director -CASSOA and Wanjiru Muita the Senior Accountant for CASSOA represented the Agency in a meeting with GIZ in regard to ISO Certification. This meeting was held in EAC Headquarters, Arusha where Ms Christine C. Atim (EAC Quality Management Systems Focal Officer) and Tom Sorensen (GIZ) were present.

The result of this fruitful deliberation was that GIZ will send a team to EAC CASSOA in a weeks’ time ready to facilitate the acquisition of ISO certificate. EAC CASSOA will be the first Institution to undergo an ISO certification.   (more…)


Academia-Public-Private Partnership Forum

We would like to inform the Public that EAC CASSOA will be showcasing her work in Academia-Public-Private Partnership Forum to be held on 21st to 22nd of March 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA). This forum is under the theme “The East African Common Higher Education Area; Opportunities for Industrialization through Academia-Public-Private Partnerships”. The Forum will provide exhibitors an opportunity to display the practical aspects of their operations, products, services and achievements as a way of enhancing linkages between the academia, the public and the private sectors in promoting industrialization in the region. (more…)


EAC CASSOA Congratulates new CANSO Chairman

Director General, Tanzanian Civil Aviation Authority Mr Hamza S. Johari who is also a board member of EAC CASSOA has been appointed as a new Chairman for CANSO African region. EAC CASSOA family congratulates DGTCAA and wishes him the best in his appointment. To read more on this news please click HERE


EAC CASSOA experts on a technical mission to TCAA

Manager Airtworthiness, Manager Flight Operations and Senior Information technology Officer will be visiting Tanzania Civil Aviation Offices in Dar Es Salaam Tanzania on an assignment to validate questions into EAC Examination System. These experts will work together with TCAA officials as part of EAC Examination Task Force. Prior to this meeting EAC Examination task force had a meeting on 12th-16th of Feb 2018 to review Flight Crew Licence Syllabus. (more…)


State Safety Programme assessment – URT

On March 2nd, 2018 Mr Henry Okech and Capt. Immaculate Apolot (EAC CASSOA Technical Experts) undertook a technical mission to Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority. The aim of the mission was to assess the state safety program in United Republic of Tanzania. The Experts were received by Mr. Mohamed Besta who works with Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority.

The Agency is mandated under Article 92 of the EAC Treaty to assist Partner States in complying with the ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS). In order to achieve this, the Agency conducts Technical Missions to Partner States to assess the implementation and level of maturity of the State Safety Programmes. (more…)



The 4th East African Legislative Assembly undertook an on-spot assessment to explore opportunity for enhancing integration in the central & Northern corridor of EAC region. Honorable members also got an insight on the operation of CASSOA among other EAC Institutions. Board members present, Ag. ED Mr Emile Nguza Arao and EAC CASSOA staff received EALA Members.



Aviation Symposium Kicked Off in Nairobi – Kenya

The 4th East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) symposium was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 1st to 2nd February 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel under the theme of ‘Aviation Safety and Collaborative Approach’. The symposium was held as an initiative to review CASSOA’s safety and harmonization programmes including the assistance to partner states to assist them in meeting ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices.