The upgrade of a key link road between Tanzania and Kenya is underway, raising prospects for enhanced cross-border trade. The expansion of the multimillion-dollar superhighway running from Arusha-Holili in Tanzania to Taveta-Voi in Kenya, is expected to relieve the movement of goods from Kenya’s Mombasa port to landlocked nations.
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The projects manager of the Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads), Deusdedit Kakoko, confirmed that the contractor is on site and is expected to complete the work in 16 months.
According to Mr Kakoko, the four-lane road will be constructed by South Korean-based company Hanil-Jiangsu JV and Cheil Engineering Company.