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SADC Countries

The Southern African Business Development Forum (SABDF) is an inter-governmental organization headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana. Its goal is to further socio-economic cooperation and integration as well as political and security cooperation among 16 southern African states.


This is aimed at breaking the borders of SABDF, and get the youth to collaborate strongly amongst themselves and build a strong Regional network that will be able to compete strongly with youth from other Regions of our continent and the world.

Angola

The Republic of Angola covers 1,247,000 km² in the western region of Southern Africa.

Botswana

Botswana is a completely landlocked country in the centre of Southern Africa.

Democratic Republic of Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), formerly known as the Republic of Zaire, is geographically the largest state in Southern and Central Africa.

Lesotho

The Kingdom of Lesotho is situated in the south eastern region of Southern Africa, covering an area of 30,355 km² and is entirely surrounded by South Africa.

Madagascar

The island of Madagascar is situated 400 km off the east coast of Africa, separated from the mainland by the Mozambique Channel.

Malawi

Malawi is a landlocked country, located in southern central Africa along the western part of the Great Rift Valley of Africa.

Mauritius

The Republic of Mauritius is situated in the south west Indian Ocean, approximately 2,400 km from the south east coast of Africa, located just to the north of the Tropic of Capricorn.

Mozambique

Mozambique lies on the east coast of Southern Africa, measuring a total of some 799,380 km² in area.

Namibia

Namibia is situated on Africa’s south-western seaboard. Its neighbouring countries are Angola to the north, Botswana and Zimbabwe to the east and South Africa to the south.

Seychelles

The cosmopolitan Seychellois are a colourful and harmonious blend of different races, which stem from African, European and Asian roots all of whom have brought something of their own customs and way of life to the islands.

South Africa

The Republic of South Africa occupies the southernmost part of the African continent stretching from the Limpopo River in the north to Cape Agulhas in the south.

Swaziland

The Kingdom of Swaziland is a small, landlocked country covering a total area of 17 364 km2 and is located in the Southern part of Africa bordered by the Republic of Mozambique to the east and the rest by the Republic of South Africa.

United Republic of Tanzania

The United Republic of Tanzania includes the Indian Ocean islands of Pemba and Zanzibar and the mainland territory, covering a total area of 1,0219,090 km², and is located on the east coast of Africa between the great lakes of the African Rift Valley system in the central part of the continent and the Indian Ocean.


Zambia

Zambia is an entirely landlocked country covering an area of 752,612 km². To the north it is bordered by the Democratic Republic of Congo and the United Republic of Tanzania


Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe occupies 390,757 km² of land in south Central Africa, between the Limpopo and Zambezi rivers.