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Feb

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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

0

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

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.

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