27
Mar

0

… Now is time to act – Kagame

RWANDA President Paul Kagame has urged countries that make up the eastern and central corridor to implement infrastructure construction projects that connect from the Indian Ocean to the central. He said the idea was touted sometime back and that it was now time to act. President Kagame said when opening a forum for industrialists and

27
Mar

0

Kikwete for faster regional development

  PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has urged investors to use existing opportunities to inject funds into infrastructure development projects across the region. Mr Kikwete’s call, which was echoed by other heads of state in East and Central African countries, was made on Thursday in Dar es Salaam during an investors’ roundtable. In his impassioned call, President

26
Mar

0

Heads of States to Unlock Economic Potential on the Central Corridor

East and Central Africa’s leaders pledged yesterday to use the Central Transport Corridor to unlock the region’s socio-economic potential. They said the move would herald the beginning of new way of doing things—which should lead to prosperity through reduced cost of doing business. In this scheme, the transport charges would be cut by half and

20
Mar

0

CCTTFA to host High Level Industry and Investors Conference on Transnational Infrastructure Development on 26th March 2015

This High Level Industry and Investors Forum is organized by the Central Corridor Transit Transport Facilitation Agency (CCTTFA) in partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and CCTTFA Member States; Republic of Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Republic of Rwanda, United Republic of Tanzania and Republic of Uganda is organizing the High level Investors

14
Nov

0

Updates for the rest of the year

The MoU between EAC and CCTTFA has successfully sought to promote the development of transport infrastructure, transit transport, customs and trade facilitation with a view to enhancing development in the Eastern and Central Africa Region. The MoU between EAC and CCTTFA has successfully sought to promote the development of transport infrastructure, transit transport, customs and

12
Nov

0

AFDB Gives Sh239m For Upgrade Of Tanzania’s Central Corridor

The plan to upgrade Tanzania’s central corridor got into high gear last week after the African Development Bank (AfDB) committed Sh239 million ($2.6 million) to finance feasibility studies and design. The grant, which was negotiated under the Nepad-Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility, marks a fresh turn in the long-running efforts to lift the status of the transport corridor that runs

11
Nov

0

Transport Observatory

The Transport Observatory Project (TOB) designed by the CCTFA turns spotlight on Improving Efficiency of Central Corridor trade route in East Africa The Transport Observatory Project (TOB) designed by the CCTFA turns spotlight on Improving Efficiency of Central Corridor trade route in East Africa The Transport Observatory Project (TOB) designed by the CCTFA turns spotlight

01
Sep

0

50% Rwandan Goods Transit In Tanzania

KIGALI, Rwanda – Last year half of Rwanda’s imports passed through the Central Corridor route using Dar es Salaam port. Alexis Nzahabwanimana, the State Minister in charge of Transport was recently addressing participants of the Central Corridor Transit Transport Facility Agency (CCTTFA).   “In 2013, about 50% of Rwanda’s imports went through the Central Corridor which underlines the importance

29
Aug

0

Tanzania Pledges To Address Corridor Barriers

RWANDA long-haul truck drivers have expressed optimism after the Minister for Transport, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe pledged Tanzania‘s commitment to removing all bottlenecks along the Central Corridor. The Central Corridor connects Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi and DR Congo to the port of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. The drivers have persistently complained of several non-tariff barriers that include roadblocks, weighbridges, corruption and theft

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