Regional RSS Forum – First day sessions



Regional RSS Forum – First day sessions

The Regional RSS Forum was launched this Monday, May 16, 2022 at Hilton Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Most of participants invited were present including the representatives of the Northern Corridor Member States, public and private institutions from Kenya, donors and regional institutions. The opening session was marked by the welcome remarks from the Northern Corridor […]

Northern Corridor Regional RSS forum



Northern Corridor Regional RSS forum

The implementation of the RSS infrastructure along the Corridor requires a legal framework to guide investors. In 2015, when the RSS program was officially presented to the public, the following resolutions were made from the Investors conference which was organized for the launching purpose: Implement RSS as an integral plan of Transport Infrastructure Services along […]

Private Sector and Local Governments set to develop Roadside Stations (RSS) in Uganda.



Private Sector and Local Governments set to develop Roadside Stations (RSS) in Uganda.

By James MWANGI and Cezzy KANIONGA. The Northern Corridor is a multimodal trade route linking to the maritime Port of Mombasa. It serves the Member States of Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Uganda under the Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Agreement (NCTTA) treaty, in a bid to promote regional cooperation […]

Private sector and County Governments ready to invest in the Roadside Stations along the Northern Corridor in Kenya



Private sector and County Governments ready to invest in the Roadside Stations along the Northern Corridor in Kenya

The Northern Corridor forms the backbone of transport system which links signatory Member States of Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Uganda to the Port of Mombasa. It is the most important trade route among the five key corridors designated by the East African Community as critical to its development agenda. […]

Implementation of Roadside Stations programme, five years on



Implementation of Roadside Stations programme, five years on

The Northern Corridor Secretariat and Stakeholders are in constant discussions and information exchange intended to revive the implementation of the Roadside Stations (RSS) programme as one of crucial pillars in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in trading centres and some border points. The Roadside Stations programme presents an opportunity for investment in Trade […]

MAUNGU LORRY PARK: A LOCAL PUBLIC SECTOR BASED RSS MODEL ALONG THE NORTHERN CORRIDOR



MAUNGU LORRY PARK: A LOCAL PUBLIC SECTOR BASED RSS MODEL ALONG THE NORTHERN CORRIDOR

The Northern Corridor Transit Transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA) officially launched the Roadside Stations (RSS) concept along the Northern Corridor during the Investors’ Conference held on April 2015 in Nairobi, Republic of Kenya. Commitments were then made by Member States of the Northern Corridor to incorporate the RSS initiative/projects to their plans of road constructions and […]

RSS Regional Guidelines booklet unveils the full implementation process of the Project in Northern Corridor Member States



RSS Regional Guidelines booklet unveils the full implementation process of the Project in Northern Corridor Member States

 In order to assist NC MS for better and harmonized implementation of Roadside stations (RSS) program, the NCTTCA has been mandated to coordinate the regional roll out program. Moving forward, in September 2016, the Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA), has developed a RSS Regional Guidelines

Launching of the Ugandan Roadside Stations Task Force



Launching of the Ugandan Roadside Stations Task Force

The implementation of the Roadside Stations  along the Northern Corridor requires involvement of multidisciplinary institutions from both private and public sectors. Hence as recommended by the investors’ conference, a Task Force composed of institutions involved in the implementation of the project in each Northern Corridor Country, is to be put in place to conduct the […]