Trans-Sahelian Highway Dakar-N’Djamena

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject: Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena) - African Corridor. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena)
  2. Main features of the Dakar-N’Djamena Corridor
  3. Access to seven African Markets of Central and West Africa: Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, and Chad
Sub-subject “Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena Corridor)” is studied...
  1. Professional Master's Program in African Business
  2. Doctorates (e-learning): Africa, Islamic Countries
  3. Courses: Transport in Africa, West Africa, Central Africa
  4. Degree in Inter-African Business

Languages of study English or French Trans Sahelian Portuguese Transaheliana Spanish Transaheliana

Area of Knowledge: Africa

Sample of the Sub-subject: Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena Corridor)
Trans-Sahelian Highway

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Description of the Sub-Subject: Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena).

The Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena), 4,500 kilometres, links:

  1. West Africa: Senegal (801 kilometres), Mali (904 kilometres), Burkina Faso (862 kilometres), Niger (837 kilometres), and Nigeria (972 kilometres)
  2. Central Africa: Cameroon (113 kilometres) and Chad (7 kilometres)

Key features of the Dakar-N’Djamena corridor:

  1. Countries of the Trans-Sahelian Highway: Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, and Chad
  2. Main languages: French and English (Nigeria)
  3. Main linked cities: Dakar (Senegal), Tambacounda, Saraya, Kidira, Kenieba (Mali), Kita, Bamako, Sandaré, Diéma, Kolokani, Bobo Dioulasso (Burkina Faso), Ouagadougou, Koupela, Kantchari, Niamey (Niger), Dogondoutchi, Birnin-Konni, Maradi, Jibiya (Nigeria), Katsina, Kano, Maiduguri, Fotokol, Maltam (Cameroon), Kousseri, and N'Djamena (Chad)
  4. In Dakar, connect with the Dakar-Lagos Highway and the Cairo-Dakar
  5. In Kano (Nigeria), links with the Algiers-Lagos (Trans-Saharan)
  6. The largest ports: Port of Dakar, Port of Lagos, Port of Cotonou, Port of Douala, and Port of Lomé
  7. In N’Djamena (Chad), links with the Tripoli-Windhoek Highway
  8. Link with the N’Djamena-Djibouti corridor
  9. Islamic Development Bank has invested 43 million dollars in this corridor
  10. Main religion in the region: Islam and Christianity

The Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena) belongs to the African Civilisation.

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

Regional Economic Communities involved (Trans-Sahelian Highway):

  1. West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
  2. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  3. Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)
  4. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
  5. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)


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