Central Corridor (Africa)

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Sub-subject: Central Transport Corridor (Gateway to Burundi, Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda)

Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Central Corridor
  2. The main features of the Central Corridor
  3. Access to five markets of East and Central Africa: Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda
Sub-subject “The African Central Corridor” is studied...
  1. Professional Master's Program in African Business
  2. Professional Doctorate in Business in Africa
  3. Course Transport in Africa

Languages of study: En or Fr Afrique Corridors Pt Corredor Central Es Corredor Central

Sample of the Sub-subject: Central Corridor (Africa):
Central Corridor (Africa)

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Sub-Subject Description (Central Corridor - Africa).

The Central Corridor (Africa) (1,300 kilometres) links:

  1. Central Africa: Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda
  2. East Africa: Tanzania and Uganda

Key features of the Central Corridor:

- Managed by the Central Corridor Transit Transport Facilitation Agency
- Types of transport: Road, rail, and inland waterways
- General state of the road: good conditions. E-Cargo available
- Estimated population in the region: 120 millions of people.

Ports:
- Port of Dar Es Salaam.
- Dar Es Salaam Port container dwell time: 9-11 days (29 days in 2008)
- Six Inland Container Depots
- 65% of Tanzania’s foreign trade
- Isaka Dry Port
- Port of Mwanza, Kemondo Bay, Port Bell, and Jinja Port
- Port of Kigoma, Bujumbura, Moba, Baraka, Kasanga, Kalundu, and Kalemie.

Railway system: Tanzania Railways Corporation (2,700 kilometres of one-metre gauge). Only 6 percent of the Central Corridor traffic

One-stop Border Posts in Rusumo (Burundi - Rwanda), Mutukula (Uganda), and Kabanga/Kobero (Tanzania). One-stop Inspection Stations (OSIS) in Dar es Salaam port, Rusumo, Vigwaza, Manyoni, and Nyakanazi.

The main cities:

  1. Tanzania: Dar Es Salaam, Chalinze (Muheza - Arusha - Namanga: links with the Northern Corridor), Kilosa, Dodoma, Singida, Igunga, Isaka (Shingaya, Mwanza), Nyakanazi, Nyakahura, Muleba, Bukoba, Kyaka, and Mutukula
  2. Burundi: Kabero, Ngozi, Gitega, and Bujumbura
  3. Rwanda: Kigali, Goma, and Bukavu
  4. Uganda: Mutukula, Masaka (Links with the Northern Corridor)
  5. Extension to RD Congo: Goma and Vukabu to Walikale

Access to Zambia

  1. Tanzania: Dar Es Salaam-Corridor (Kilosa, Iringa, Mbeya, and Tunduma) links with Lusaka.
  2. Tanzania: via Lake Tanganyika-Mpulungu

Links with other Trans-African corridors:

  1. Cairo-Gaborone

Regional Economic Communities involved:

  1. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  2. East African Community (EAC)
  3. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
  4. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  5. COMESA-EAC-SADC Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  6. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)

The main languages: French and English.

The main religion in the region of the Central Corridor: Christianity

Central Corridor belongs to the African Civilisation.

  1. Central African Economic Area
  2. East African Economic Area


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