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New road will surely boost East Africa integration

Published on October 12, 2015

President Jakaya Kikwete and his Kenyan counterpart, President Uhuru Kenyatta, launched the construction of a 90 kilometre Mwatate-Taveta Road in Kenya that will link with Arusha-Taveta to connect the central and northern transport corridors in East Africa.

The launching ceremony marked the beginning of the African Development Bank (AfDB) funded grand road project in the East African region, which is expected to boost trade and spur growth and prosperity in the region.

In Tanzania, we are also expecting launching construction works for the Arusha-Taveta stretch soon. The stretch will involve a four-lane dual carriageway which will connect Arusha City with Holili-Taveta through Moshi Municipality and Himo Township. Read more. Source | Daily News