Around 2,400 trucks could be caught in jams © BRIAN ONGORO/AFP via Getty Images
Around 2,400 trucks could be caught in jams © BRIAN ONGORO/AFP via Getty Images

Call for action to tackle border freight snarl-ups

15 October 2020

Business chiefs are calling on states in East Africa to adopt a Covid test certificate system to tackle massive border queues.

The East African Business Council (EABC) said lack of recognition of certificates showing truck drivers are free of coronavirus was leading to traffic jams of 15km at the Busia border and more than 30km at the Malaba border, both between Kenya and Uganda.

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