Legal Framework and Mandate of the EAKC

The EAKC has been established by means of a Protocol unanimously ratified by all the Partner States of the EAC. The Protocol provides that the Commission will be advising partner states in terms of research, teaching, learning and development of Kiswahili through policy formulation, knowledge generation and curriculum review and standardization of terminologies. The structure, powers, functions and responsibilities of the EAKC are defined in the Protocol.