TO BE HONOURED: Former Burundi EALA Chapter Chairperson Ms Hafsa Mossi

The East African Legislative Assembly will hold a Special Sitting in Arusha on Thursday, July 21, 2016 in honour of Hon Hafsa Mossi, who was gunned down last week.

Speaker Dan Fred Kidega called for the meeting in accordance with Rule 10 (2) of the Rules of Procedure of the House, and the communication was made through 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 13, 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).