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Apr

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Transit trucks via Central Corridor to stop at only 3 weighbridges

Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli on Wednesday began his two-day state visit to Rwanda by joining President Paul Kagame in the launch of the Rusumo One-Stop-Border Post and International Bridge on the border between Rwanda and Tanzania. During the event, the Tanzanian leader said that African countries have all it takes to develop, calling for

22
Feb

0

AfDB President outlines strategy to transform Africa, welcomes development partners

African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, outlined the Bank’s new development priorities and underscored the importance of partnerships during his first annual luncheon with ambassadors and the diplomatic corps in Côte d’Ivoire, recently. During the luncheon, Adesina presented the Bank’s new agenda, including the High 5s, which aim to light up and power Africa, to

18
Feb

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Business community lauds resumption of 24-hour service at Rwanda-DRC border

Members of the business community have welcomed reports that the Rwanda-DR Congo border of La Corniche, popularly known as Grande Barrierre, has resumed operating on 24-hour basis. This follows the announcement by Julien Paluku, the governor of North Kivu province, who said that effective February 16 [yesterday], the border would be open all day round

05
Feb

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Dar Port Named Best For Performance In East Africa In 2015

  The Shippers Council of Eastern Africa (SCEA), a business membership organization formed to improve policy and trade environment in East Africa, has recently announced that Dar es Salaam Port in Tanzania was the best performer in East Africa in 2015. It was announced through the 2015 East Africa Logistics Performance Survey, which indicates that

04
Feb

0

Central Corridor pushes for One area Network

Central Corridor Member States Communication Regulatory Authorities Met yesterday in Dar es Salaam to Discuss the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on how the Member Countries of Burundi, DRC, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda will implement the One Area Network for communication within the Central Corridor Region. The effort will remove termination charges between countries, roaming Charges

18
Jan

0

Rwanda Government to set up logistics platform to facilitate international trade

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has signed a 25-year renewable concession agreement with Dubai Port World to develop and operate a logistics platform, expected to boost international trade and competition in external market. The envisaged Kigali Logistics Platform (KLP) refers to a defined inland location for the consolidation and distribution of goods that has

12
Nov

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EAC happy with Dar port modernisation

The East African Community Legislative members have commended Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) for the ongoing Dar es Salaam port improvement that seeks to increase efficiency in service delivery. The chairperson of the Legislative’s Regional Affairs and Conflict Resolution committee, Abdullah Mwinyi praised the authority during a familiarisation tour of committee at the port yesterday. “We

12
Nov

0

Legislators in Rwanda pass law on public-private partnerships

Legislators in the Parliament’s Chamber of Deputies on November 9th 2015 passed a law that will govern public-private partnerships as a step toward enabling the government to court investments in key development projects. Tabled before Parliament by the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) in April, the Bill provides for the legal framework concerning establishment, implementation, and

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