News & Information



04
May
2020
Impact of Covid-19 on Transit Transport in the Northern Corridor region
By: TTCA
The assessment of the Covid 19 impact made by the Northern Corridor Secretariat on transit transport in the Northern Corridor Region in terms of key indicators from the Northern Corridor Transport Observatory revealed that the response by the regional Governments, Companies and Organizations over the COVID-19 pandemic has suddenly impacted the transport sector and the supply chain. These responses and restrictions are meant to “flatten the curve” by reducing or slowing down the escalating infection and mortality rates in our region.

09
April
2020
Keep Trade and Cross-Border Transport facilitated
By: TTCA
At the Northern Corridor Secretariat, we understand the difficult situation our Corridor finds itself in and we fully support the national, regional and international measures being taken to flatten the curve of COVID-19 spread. Our top priority in this unsettling time is to ensure continuous supply of essential goods including medicines, fuel, and food is fully facilitated along the Northern Corridor and at the same time limit the spread of COVID-19.

09
April
2020
Rwanda Stakeholders Laud the Government of Kenya for Infrastructure Developments along the Northern Corridor
By: TTCA
The tour for the Rwanda stakeholders was to appreciate the initiatives put in place to facilitate users of Mombasa Port; learn about the Port, SGR and ICDs operations; strengthen cooperation and collaboration for a conducive working environment, and discuss issues affecting the use of the Mombasa port by Rwanda Stakeholders.

25
March
2020
COVID-19: The NCTTCA scales down operations for 14 days
By: TTCA

25
March
2020
Positive Corridor Performance Trajectories for most indicators during the year 2019
By: TTCA
In the period January-December 2019, the Port of Mombasa recorded 34,439,264 tons with a growth of 3,515,976 tons or 11.4 percent compared to the 30,923,288 tons registered in the corresponding period in 2018. Container traffic during the period January – December 2019 increased by 112,792 TEUs or 8.7 percent after registering 1,416,654 TEUs compared to the 1,303,862 TEUs handled in 2018.

25
March
2020
Northern Corridor Region to put in place Road Crashes Management System
By: TTCA
With forty percent of the total throughput at the Port of Mombasa currently carried out by rail Transport to Nairobi leaving significannt volume of cargo on road transport, by all accounts, road transport still remains the most important means of Transport along the Northern Corridor. Thus the high level of road fatalities still witnessed on the Northern Corridor Road Networks.

20
March
2020
COVID-19: By flattening the curve, we shall overcome
By: TTCA
In epidemiology, the idea of slowing a virus' spread so that fewer people need to seek treatment at any given time is known as “flattening the curve”. It explains why so many countries are implementing “self-isolation and social distancing” guidelines.

09
August
2019
Member States of the Northern, Central and Dar Corridors to harmonize Greenhouse Gas emissions and pollution methodologies
By: TTCA
Stakeholders and Development Partners from Member countries of three Transport Corridors namely; Northern Corridor, Dar es Salaam Corridor and Central Corridor established a road map of actions towards a joint effort of reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Pollution in the transport sector by harmonizing emissions data collection, sources and estimation methodologies.

09
August
2019
Kenya assumes the NCTTCA Policy Organs Chairmanship for the period 2019-2021
By: TTCA
Hon. James Macharia, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, and Urban Development, Republic of Kenya; who took over office as the Chairperson of the NCTTCA Council of Ministers for the next two year (2019-2021) from Hon. John Luk Jok, Minister of Transport, Republic of South Sudan; reiterated the commitment of the Government of the Republic of Kenya to work together with all the Northern Corridor Member States, and continue joint effort to support the Northern Corridor Secretariat to implement programs aimed at achieving all the objectives in the Northern Corridor Treaty.

09
August
2019
Northern Corridor Member States committed to open up their economies for Intra-African Trade
By: TTCA
Under the theme “Leveraging Trade Opportunities for Regional Integration”, the 31st sitting of the Council of Ministers of the Northern Corridor Transit and transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA) held in Mombasa, Kenya, on 26th July 2019, reiterated the Member States commitments to develop cross border infrastructure to boost Intra-Africa Trade and advancing the regional integration agenda.