Lagos-Mombasa Trans-African Corridor

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Sub-subject: The African Transport Corridor Lagos (Nigeria) - Mombasa (Kenya). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Lagos-Mombasa Trans-African Corridor
  2. The main features of the Mombasa-Lagos Corridor
  3. Access to six African Markets of East, Central, and West Africa: Nigeria, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, and Kenya
The sub-subject “The Lagos-Mombasa African Transport Corridor” is studied...
  1. Professional Master's Program in African Business
  2. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Africa
  3. Courses: Transport in Africa, West Africa, Central Africa and East Africa

Languages of study English or French Afrique Corridors Portuguese Lagos-Mombasa Spanish Lagos-Mombasa

Area of Knowledge: Africa

Sample of the sub-subject: The Lagos-Mombasa Trans-African Corridor
Lagos-Mombasa Trans-African Corridor

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Description of the Sub-Subject: The Lagos-Mombasa Corridor.

The Lagos-Mombasa Trans-African Corridor, or Trans-African Highway 8, links:

  1. West Africa: Nigeria
  2. Central Africa: Cameroon, the Central African Republic (CAR), and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  3. East Africa: Uganda and Kenya

Key features of the Lagos-Mombasa Trans-African corridor:

  1. Countries of the Lagos-Mombasa Corridor (6,260 kilometres): Nigeria (737 kilometres), Cameroon (1,044 kilometres), the Central African Republic (1.319 kilometres), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (1,561 kilometres), Uganda (696 kilometres), and Kenya (902 kilometres)
  2. The estimated missing links: 2,946 kilometres (mainly in Cameroon, the Central African Republic and Congo)
  3. The main cities linked.
    1. Nigeria: Lagos, Shagamu, Ogun, Ondo SB, Benin, EDO SB, Asabra Onitsha, Ananbra, Enugu, Abakaliki, and Emugo SB
    2. Cameroon: Ekok, Mamfe, Bamenda, Bafoussam, Tibatim Meidougou, and Garoua Boulai. Access to the Port of Douala
    3. The Central African Republic: Bouar, Baoro, Bossembele, PK 12, Bangui, Damara, Sibut, Bambari, and Bangassou
    4. The Democratic Republic of the Congo: Bondo, Dulia, Buta, Kisangani, Nia Nia, Komanda, Beni, and Kasindi
    5. Uganda: Mbarara, Kampala, Mbalala, Jinja, Bugiri, and Malaba
    6. Kenya: Webuye, Lesseru, Eldoret, Nakuru, Kamandura, Nairobi, Athi River, Machakos, Voi, and the Port of Mombasa
  4. The Lagos-Mombasa Corridor is the main route Central African Republic-Port of Douala (Cameroon) (main Import/Export port of the Central African Republic)
  5. The main religion in the region: Christianity and Islam
  6. The main languages: French and English

Links to other Trans-African corridors:

  1. In Nigeria with the Dakar-Lagos and the Algiers-Lagos corridors
  2. In Uganda with the Northern Corridor
  3. In Kenya with the Cairo-Gaborone corridor

Regional Economic Communities (REC) involved:

  1. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  2. West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ)
  3. Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)
  4. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
  5. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  6. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  7. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  8. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
  9. East African Community (EAC)
  10. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)

The Lagos-Mombasa Trans-African Corridor belongs to the African Civilisation.

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


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