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EAST AFRICAN ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION 2015

 EAST AFRICAN ESSAY WRITING  COMPETITION 2015

The East African Community Secretariat has organized the EAC students essay writing competition year 2015. The Essay writing competition is intended to broaden knowledge of the school going population on EAC activities. The topic for year 2015 in English is “Why is political stability important for the intergration of East African Community Partner States” In Kiswahili is “Jadili umuhimu wa utulivu wa kisiasa katika mtangamano wa Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki” The competition is open to students in Form 1 to form 4 who are required to write essays between 1000 – 1500 words. The students are required to begin researching on the topic prior writing and submitting to their Heads of Schools by 15th June, 2015. The Heads of Schools will then be expected to constitute a marking panel which will choose best essay of the school. The panel should go through the essays (Please do not mark the essays) and choose three essays to be submitted to Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education and Vocational Training by July 30th 2015.

  • The following are the guidelines for essay competition
  • The length of the essay should be between 1,000 and 1,500 words,
  • The essay can be written in English, French or Kiswahili,
  • The essay should be in their own hand writing
  • Students information such as name, sex, class, school address, region Country and title of the essay should be written in the cover page,
  • The essay should be written on white A4 lined/ruled papers (Similar to the draft pads),
  • Written only on one side of the paper,
  • The Head of Schools to certify that the essay is student’s own work.

Thank you for your cooperation.

PERMANENT SECRETARY
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING