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Kenya, Rwanda to track cargo electronically

Published on January 14, 2016

Kenya and Rwanda will replicate Uganda’s Electronic Cargo Tracking System (ECTS) this year, to reduce the cost of transporting cargo on the Northern Corridor.

This follows a directive by the Northern Corridor Heads of State Summit in Kigali that the procurement process of the ECTS be finalised to address the issue of cash deposits and overstayed cargo in Mombasa.

The new system is expected to lower the cost and time of doing business and curb theft and diversion of goods destined for its market through the port of Mombasa. Read more. Source | East African