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Rail transport

04/03/2023 at 16h30, by Africa Business+

Alstom: Benoit Wydemans to chair the company for the future Abidjan metro 

The manager has been appointed to oversee the company that will sign the rolling stock for the country’s...

Rail transport

22/02/2023 at 19h02, by Africa Business+

France’s NGE to build 330 km of Egypt’s high-speed rail line

Nouvelles Generations d’Entrepreneurs (NGE), the French construction and civil engineering company and...

Development Bank

01/02/2023 at 18h12, by Africa Business+

Alexandria Metro: EIB structures €750 million loan for line conversion

The European Investment Bank is structuring a new financing line to convert the train line into a metro...

Law firm

15/11/2022 at 15h43, by Africa Business+

Teresa Empis Falcão of Vieira de Almeida advises Board of the Lobito Railway Consortium

The Portuguese lawyer assisted the industrialists in this major 30-year project involving the Swiss...

Rail transport

09/11/2022 at 14h14, by Africa Business+

Egis on board for Kenitra–Marrakech TGV project

The French engineering group, with a strong presence in Morocco, will carry out studies for ONCF on...

Rail transport

13/10/2022 at 14h49, by Africa Business+

Madarail : Mamy Ravatomanga’s exit raises State’s hopes for WB loan 

According to an Africa Business+ investigation, Madarail was sold to the Malagasy State in April by...

Construction & Infrastructure

11/10/2022 at 16h52, by Africa Business+

Egis and Setec new technical advisors to Guinea on Simandou 

The Guinean state wants to hire not two but four companies to strengthen its control of the technical...


06/10/2022 at 16h57, by Africa Business+

Lobito rail corridor : consortium to be in force by June 2023

This major freight infrastructure upgrade project was won in July by Trafigura, Mota-Engil and Vecturis...

Rail transport

23/09/2022 at 13h49, by Africa Business+

Wabtec sells three freight locomotives to ArcelorMittal Liberia for $14 million

The US rail group, active in South Africa, recently sold this rolling stock with an option for six other...


22/09/2022 at 15h48, by Africa Business+

France signs financing agreement for rolling stock for phase 2 of the Dakar TER

Alstom will supply seven additional Coradia Régiolis trains as part of the line extension, which will...

Construction & Infrastructure

22/07/2022 at 17h00, by Africa Business+

ALSF approaches Africa50 on the road-rail bridge project between the two Congos

The legal organisation will support the construction of this infrastructure linking the Republic of...


20/07/2022 at 16h32, by Africa Business+

Trafigura consortium wins Angola’s Lobito rail freight corridor

Trafigura, Mota-Engil and Vecturis beat a grouping of three Chinese companies on this 1,300 km link...

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