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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 Congo...


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 that...

Rail transport

08/07/2022 at 16h26, by Africa Business+

Meridiam seeks MIGA umbrella for Setrag investment

The subsidiary of the World Bank is considering a possible cover for the investor in the company operating...

Rail transport

24/06/2022 at 16h51, by Africa Business+

Mama Sougoufara, MD, Alstom MENAT : “We intend to play a leading role in clean mobility in Africa”

With an industrial presence in Morocco, Algeria, and Egypt and a significant presence in South Africa...

Rail transport

27/05/2022 at 16h58, by Africa Business+

South African court dismisses Chinese application to quit Transnet case 

Two Chinese manufacturers have been implicated in the alleged bribery case related to the supply of 1,064...

Rail transport

22/04/2022 at 16h45, by Africa Business+

Bolloré will not invest in Congo Ocean Railway though it is a valuable partner

The Chemin de fer Congo Océan (CFCO) now transports only one container in ten on the Pointe-Noire-Brazzaville...

Rail transport

07/04/2022 at 14h14, by Christelle Marot

Shumani Madanda takes charge of Bombela Maintenance Co (Alstom) in South Africa

Bombela Maintenance Company (BMC), majority-owned by the French group Alstom, is responsible for maintaining...


23/03/2022 at 18h14, by Africa Business+

Dakar BRT: Meridiam structures financing and calls on MIGA

The investment for this project, estimated at €135 million, will be financed in part by loans from development...

Rail transport

04/03/2022 at 17h54, by Africa Business+

Congolese SCTP to purchase railway rolling stock

The financing will be done within the Emergency and Modernisation Plan framework of the public railway...


01/03/2022 at 17h40, by Africa Business+

At Comilog, Léod-Paul Batolo plans in house financing of additional €50 million capex for 2022

The subsidiary of the Eramet mining group plans to increase its spending to €200 million in 2022 to boost...


25/01/2022 at 15h28, by Africa Business+

Rail transport

09/09/2021 at 15h10, by Africa Business+

Abidjan and Ouaga urge Bolloré to make up its mind on rail contract 

The Burkinabe and Ivorian ministers in charge of transport have written to the group asking it to give...

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