Beira-Lobito Trans-African Corridor

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Sub-subject: Beira-Lobito African Transport Corridor (Angola). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Beira-Lobito Corridor (Trans-African Highway 9)
  2. Main features of the Beira-Lobito Highway
  3. Access to five markets of Central, East and Southern Africa: Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
Sub-subject “Beira-Lobito African Transport Corridor” is studied...
  1. Professional Master's Program in African Business
  2. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  3. Course: Transport in Africa (Online)
  4. Degree in Inter-African Business

Languages of study English or French Afrique Corridors Portuguese Beira-Lobito Spanish Beira-Lobito

Sample of the sub-subject: Beira-Lobito Trans-African Corridor
Lobito-Beira Corridor (Trans-African Highway 9)

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Description of the Sub-Subject: Beira-Lobito Corridor.

The Beira-Lobito Trans-African Corridor, or Trans-African Highway 9, links:

  1. Central Africa: Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  2. East Africa: Mozambique
  3. Southern Africa: Zimbabwe, Zambia

Key features of the Beira-Lobito Trans-African corridor:

  1. Countries of the Beira-Lobito Trans-African Corridor (3,523 kilometres): Angola (1,157 kilometres), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (823 kilometres), Zimbabwe (655 kilometres), Zambia (606 kilometres), Mozambique (282 kilometres)
  2. Estimated missing links: 1,351 kilometres (mainly in Congo and Angola)
  3. Main linked cities.
    - Mozambique: Beira, Nhandue, Fr. Dongo, Fr Nhamatan, Tica, Nhamatanda, Inchope, Maforga, Chimoio, Chipata, Bandula, Vila de Manica, Machipanda.
    - Zimbabwe: Mutare, Nyazura, Macheke, Harare, Chirundu
    - Zambia: Lusaka, Chisamba, Kabwe, Kapiri, Ndola, Kitwe, Chingola
    - The Democratic Republic of the Congo: Kasumbalesa, Lubumbashi, Likasi, Nguba, Kolwezi, Dilolo
    - Angola: Dilolo, Luena, Kuito, Cachiungo, Alto Hama, Lobito (access to the Port of Luanda)
  4. Main religion in the region: Christianity
  5. The largest ports: Port of Lobito, Port of Luanda (Angola), Port of Maputo (Mozambique)
  6. Main languages: Portuguese, French, and English

Links with other Trans-African Corridors.

  1. In Zambia (Kapiri Mposhi and Kafue) shares the route with the Cape Town (South Africa) - Gaborone-Cairo (Egypt) Highway
  2. In Angola (Alto Hama) links with the Tripoli (Libya)-Windhoek (Namibia) corridor

Regional Economic Communities involved:

  1. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
  2. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  3. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  4. Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
  5. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)

The Beira-Lobito Trans-African Corridor belongs to the African Civilisation.

  1. Central African Economic Area
  2. Southern African Economic Area
  3. East African Economic Area


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