The fast-growing port of Dar es Salaam is working to double its annual capacity to 30 million metric tons per year and reduce dwell times from nine days to five by 2020, in an effort to become the top gateway to landlocked East African countries.
19 Jun 2015
Tanzania has instituted a 1.5 percent levy on all imports to fund rail projects intended to bolster national and international connectivity.
27 Apr 2015
For a region dismissed not so long ago as a bit of a backwater, where inefficiency, corruption and chronic congestion were the norm, east Africa is beginning to show its mettle.
02 Dec 2014
A $1.2 billion investment from the World Bank will help five East African countries to improve transportation infrastructure and boost efficiency at the region's largest ports over the next seven years.