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02/09/2020 at 06h21, by Africa Business+

Madarail receives $50m grant for Antananarivo tramway project

Jeune Afrique Business+ gives you the details.

Rail transport

21/07/2020 at 06h41, by Nadoun COULIBALY

Railway Ouaga-Accra, take two

What’s new on the Ouagadougou-Accra line.

Rail transport

12/06/2020 at 17h46, by Gaëlle Arenson

Kibily Touré defends his record as former head of Dakar Bamako Ferroviaire

For his critics, the son of Souty Touré, a former minister under Abdou Diouf, was not successful in reviving...

Rail transport

12/06/2020 at 17h38, by Gaëlle Arenson

Rail transport

09/06/2020 at 14h46, by Africa Business+

Pascal Miny (Camrail/Bolloré) plans to relaunch the express train between Douala and Yaoundé

The Bolloré group subsidiary’s boss has spent 1.1 billion CFA francs of the company’s funds to upgrade...

Rail transport

13/05/2020 at 17h29, by Gaëlle Arenson

At Setrag, Nohine Yo takes on bridge infrastructure rehabilitation projects (€22m)

The Senegalese engineer, who has been equipment director at Setrag since early 2019, is overseeing the...


09/04/2020 at 18h22, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

Former airline CEO Siza Mzimela appointed to head Transnet Freight Rail

A former CEO of the air carriers SA Express and South African Airways, Siza Mzimela is taking over the...

Rail transport

10/02/2020 at 17h49, by Africa Business+

The IFC is considering a second round of support for Eramet’s trans-Gabon railway operator

The country’s only rail line, operated by one of the French miner’s subsidiaries, must be updated to...

Rail transport

05/02/2020 at 15h49, by Valentin Grille

Portia Derby, new CEO of Transnet and former high-ranking official

On the hunt for a new leader for the past year and a half, the South African rail company has turned...

Rail transport

31/12/2019 at 16h00, by Valentin Grille

EIB and EBRD launch four calls for tenders for the upgrading of the Tunis Metro

The two financial institutions will jointly finance the renewal of 18 Transtu metro trains, with loans...

Rail transport

20/12/2019 at 14h56, by Valentin Grille

Ghana chooses Transnet for the renovation of the Western Railway Line

The South African transport and infrastructure company has been commissioned to restore the track and...

Rail transport

30/09/2019 at 15h45, by Africa Business+

Mamy Ravatomanga on the lookout for investors in Madarail

The Malagasy businessman has controlled 78% of the railway company since 2012.

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