Logistics Course: Central Corridor (Africa)

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Syllabus of the Online Course (Subject): Central Transport Corridor (Gateway to Burundi, Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda).

  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
The eLearning Course (Subject) “African Central Corridor” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Professional Master of Science in African Business
  2. Doctorates: Business in Africa, Foreign Trade
  3. Course Transport in Africa
  4. Bachelor of Science in Inter-African Business

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Corridor central (Afrique) Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Corredor Africano Central Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Corredor Central

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Central Corridor (Tanzania, DR Congo)





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Description of the Online Course: 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:

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

The largest port is the Port of Dar Es Salaam

  1. Port of Dar Es Salaam container dwell time: 9-11 days (29 days in 2008)
  2. Six Inland Container Depots
  3. 65% of Tanzanian foreign trade

Other ports

  1. Isaka Dry Port
  2. Port of Mwanza, Kemondo Bay, Port Bell, and Jinja Port
  3. 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.

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

African 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)

Main languages: French and English.

Main religion in the Central Corridor region: Christianity

The Central Corridor belongs to the African Civilisation.

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

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