The Trans-African Highway


The Trans-African Highway is expected to connect all parts of the continent. (AU)

The Trans-African Highway network is a transcontinental road project developed by the African Union and other regional international agencies – United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Development Bank (ADB).

The 56,683 km road project is aimed at promoting trade and alleviating poverty in Africa. At completion, it is expected to transverse all countries in the continent except Burundi, Eritrea, Somalia, Equatorial Guinea (Rio Muni), Lesotho, Malawi, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Swaziland.


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