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Nov

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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

28
Aug

0

Rwanda Petroleum import switches to Central Corridor

Loading challenges and congestion at the Kenya Pipeline Company’s (KPC) depot in Eldoret are the key reasons why Rwanda’s fuel transporters prefer to incur higher costs by using the Dar es Salaam port, fuel dealers say. The Kigali-Dar route is nearly 1,460 kilometres, compared to the relatively shorter Kigali-Eldoret route of about 860 kilometres. “A

30
Jul

0

Inter-State Council of Ministers Meeting for Central Corridor Transit Transport Facilitation Agency to take place on Friday 31st July, 2015

    29 July 2015: The Inter-State Council of Ministers Meeting for Central Corridor Transit Transport Facilitation Agency is scheduled to take place on 31st July, 2015 in Rubavu – Rwanda at Kivu Serena Hotel. The Meeting will be attended by Ministers of Infrastructure from Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo

29
Jul

0

Central Corridor plans for a one network area along the route

If it works as hoped, mobile phone users shall pay a uniform tariff to place a voice call from Rwanda to Tanzania or to Burundi, a development likely to significantly ease the cost of telecommunication services among East African Central Corridor countries. The One  Network Area (ONA) is just one of 10 ambitious development clusters that

05
May

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Central Corridor trade barriers to crumble

On March 25, Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete hosted his counterparts from Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and DR Congo at the first ever Central Corridor Presidential roundtable and investor forum in Dar es-Salaam. Kenya attended as an observer. A number of resolutions were passed by the leaders, including the resolution to cooperate on funding Central Corridor Infrastructure

16
Apr

0

Sh1 trillion plan for Dar Port upgrade

Dar Port will  undergo a $596 million (about Sh1.1 trillion) upgrade during the next few years as the government seeks to go abreast with the increase in traffic passing through the country’s major gateway. The World Bank, the UK’s Department for International Development and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) will inject a total of $596 million.

02
Apr

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Central Line boost as new wagons launched

THE central railway line route from Dar es Salaam to Mwanza and Kigoma got a new lease of life following the launch of modern passenger wagons that started operations on Wednesday. The wagons, dressed in red and white colours, were received with excitement by government officials and passengers yesterday, as they started the Dar es

30
Mar

0

TPA pledges to modernise Dar Port

TANZANIA Ports Authority (TPA) management has pledged to modernise and make Dar es Salaam Port more competitive, to effectively serve countries in the East, Central and Southern Africa. The Authority’s Acting Director General, Mr Awadh Massawe, made the promise in Dar es Salaam just after the visit of presidents Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania and Paul

30
Mar

0

Super transit line work due June

CONSTRUCTION of the 2,561-kilometre standard gauge railway that will ease transportation of goods from Dar es Salaam port to Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is scheduled to start on June 30, this year. The 14 trillion/- Central Corridor project will be accomplished within five years. This revelation comes nearly three days

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