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Employment at EAKC

While recruiting, the EAKS seeks to secure the highest standards of efficiency, technical competence, professionalism and integrity. While the mission of the Commission is to ensure the development of Kiswahili for regional and international interaction for political, economic, social, cultural, educational, scientific and technological development of the Partner States, the EAKC encourages and promotes new and better ways of doing business. If you are a national of one of the 6 EAC Partner States, you are eligible to apply to join the team.

Equal Representation

Recruitment of staff of the Commossion shall as far as possible, be reflective of equal representation of gender and the Partner States.

Working Relationships

Effective relationships between the various Organs and Institutions of the Community are geared towards promoting the successful attainment of the strategic direction and credibility of the EAKC and the East African Community as a whole.

Continuous Development

EAKC invests in Staff development and focuses on achieving organisational goals. Training is offered to Staff to assist in the development of skills required to fulfill their roles properly.


All persons working for the EAKC shall not practice any form of discrimination. In the same vein, they shall be entitled to equal treatment irrespective of political inclination, gender, colour of skin, religion, culture, education, social status, ethnic affiliation or nationality.


While the Commission recognises HIV/AIDS as a serious threat to the East African Community and takes all measures necessary towards its prevention, mitigation and control, it does not discriminate against any member of Staff, their families and any member of the Community in general infected with HIV/AIDS.

Internship Programme

An Internship at the EAKC is a work-based training programme that offers trainees work experience related to their field for students from institutions of higher learning in Partner States. Interns are placed on a 3 month contract and receive a monthly stipend. Interns are responsible for their own travel and accommodation.  Internships at the EAKC shall be based in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Warning to Job Seekers

Please be aware that the East African Kiswahili Commission, as an Institution of the East African Community, does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process. See more about Fraud Alert

East African Kiswahili Commission
Maisara Street
P.O. Box 600
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Tel: +255 024 2232704/
+255 024  2232722