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

25
Jul

0

Single Customs Territory Along The Central Corridor Relief For Traders

The East African Community (EAC) member states will implement the single customs territory along the Central Corridor from the Port of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to Kigali and other regional capitals effective July 1. The move is aimed at facilitating quick clearance of consignments entering the EAC territory through Dar es Salaam. The implementation

25
Jul

0
Single Customs Territory Still A Document On The Shelf As July 1 Deadline Lapses

Single Customs Territory Still A Document On The Shelf As July 1 Deadline Lapses

The Single Customs Territory, whose major objective is to overcome the hurdle of slow and costly movement of goods and services and also improve the business environment in the region, is yet to be fully operational even after the lapse of the July 1 deadline.   In the Northern Corridor comprising Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda, the SCT project is at an

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