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 Form 4 History and Government Paper 2 Exam Questions and Answers Set 4

Explain the factors that led to the collapse of East Africa community in 1977.

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-Ideological differences between member states. Tanzania practiced socialism while Kenya practiced capitalism.
-The fear that Kenya would benefit more from the organization.
-Inability of Uganda to meet her financial obligation after the 1972 coup.
-Personal differences between the heads of state for example Idi Amin and Julius Nyerere.
-Uganda was annoyed by the gesture of Tanzania to grant Milton Obote asylum.
-Failure by Uganda and Tanzania to remit their subscriptions.
-Closure of border between Kenya and Tanzania.