News & Information



02
July
2018
The 14th NCIP Summit: Leaders reaffirmed their Commitment to advancing Regional Integration
By: TTCA
The 14th Summit of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) held in Nairobi on 26th June 2018 reaffirmed the Leaders’ commitment to advancing regional integration while underscoring the importance of accelerating socio-economic transformation, industrialisation and employment creation

02
July
2018
Goods under Single Customs Territory are cleared faster than those under Home use and Transit regimes
By: TTCA
As reported by the Secretariat of the Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA) to the 14th NCIP Summit, the Northern Corridor Time Release Study revealed among others that Goods under Single Customs Territory (SCT) are cleared faster at the Port of origin (Mombasa Port), One Stop Centre level, Document Processing Centre and Various Border Posts.

29
June
2018
Vehicle Load Compliance over 90 per cent due to SGR Cargo Train Transporting Heavy Containers
By: TTCA
In the first quarter of the year 2018, Vehicle Load Compliance along the Northern Corridor Weighbridges and High Speed Weigh-in-Motion Weighbridges was over 90% and Mariakani was registering the highest level of compliance of over 99 per cent

18
April
2018
TMEA commits $1.05m for strengthening and enhancing the Northern Corridor Transport Observatory
By: TTCA
TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) and the Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA) sign a 3 year grant extension agreement worth US$ 1.05 million for Strengthening and Enhancing the Northern Corridor Transport Observatory.

29
March
2018
Northern Corridor: Transport Logistics efficiency through Transport of Cargo by SGR Train
By: TTCA
In the ongoing push to create more logistics efficiency and cost effectiveness, the Northern corridor will see more cargo transported by SGR Cargo train.

27
March
2018
High Transport Rates and Costs are still the silent killers of Trade along the Northern Corridor
By: TTCA
The transport costs in East Africa are on average still about 60% higher than in the US and Europe. Landlocked countries like Rwanda, Uganda, South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo can’t export much because the costs are just so high

15
March
2018
Member States of DRC and Uganda to work together to boost Cross Border Trade at Mpondwe-Kasindi border
By: TTCA
The Northern Corridor Secretariat is working with the Road Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Uganda to develop a framework of cooperation and joint Funding mobilization for development of Trade facilitation infrastructure projects to boost cross border and intra-regional trade between the two countries.

14
March
2018
OSBPs mean trade volumes and higher revenues for Kenya and Uganda
By: TTCA
The recently launched Busia One-Stop-Border Post (OSBP) by the Heads of States of Uganda and Kenya, supported by Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA) to boost intra-regional trade along the Northern Corridor by cutting the time taken to clear goods and to cross the border

09
March
2018
Time to get it right: Road safety is key to social-economic development along the Northern Corridor
By: TTCA
UNCTAD and NCTTCA collaboration Meeting dubbed “Supporting the Shift towards Sustainable Freight Transport along the Northern Corridor” held in Mombasa, Kenya, on 2nd March 2018.

13
November
2017
The institutionalisation of Joint Border Committees along the Northern Corridor: four years down the line
By: TTCA
NCTTCA Secretariat leads a mission to Malaba and Elegu/Nimule to evaluate the implementation of the Council of Ministers’ resolution on the support of Member States in strengthening and formation of Joint Border Committees (JBCs)