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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 trader...

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 the...

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 its...

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 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...

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