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Today, however, the distance can be covered in just ten hours. The explanation for the improved travel time is the TANZAM Highway.
Now nearly complete, the 921 kilometers of smooth asphalt is contributing to the economic growth of the entire region."The roads used to be really bad," says COWI road engineer Elhanan Lema.
"It was a real challenge for people to get to market with their goods. During the rainy season, it was almost impossible. Good roads like TANZAM allow people to be mobile and they have laid the foundation for trade and development," says Lema.