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Tender Watch

23/03/2020 at 16h29, by Gaëlle Arenson

Colas in line for construction work on the Transgabonaise highway (Arise/Meridiam)

Jeune Afrique Business+ has learned that the construction company owned by the Bouygues group has submitted...

Mineral resources

17/03/2020 at 18h17, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Gabon: Carlyle not planning to let go of Assala

Faced with rumours of a possible sale of its Gabonese assets, the U.S. group reaffirms its plans to keep...

Mineral resources

02/03/2020 at 16h01, by Jeune Afrique Business+

In Houston, Vincent de Paul Massassa in talks with BW Energy, Vaalco and Noble Energy, London to follow

Meeting last week in Houston, USA, with a delegation from Gabon’s Ministry of Petroleum, more than twenty...

Transport & Logistics

10/02/2020 at 18h49, by Jeune Afrique 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...


17/01/2020 at 18h20, by Caroline Chauvet

Gabonese oil round: Libreville accepts candidates’ pleas and postpones to April

The auctions announced at the end of 2018 for 35 oil blocks off the coast of Gabon were due to take place...

Construction & Infra

08/01/2020 at 22h49, by Gaëlle Arenson

Arise unites Olam and AFC in all its businesses

Arise continues to bring lenders into the capital of its various operations at all levels.

Mineral resources

29/11/2019 at 18h16, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Cameroonian Vitalis Chick finalises CNOOC’s projects in Gabon

The Chinese oil company takes over full ownership of the two offshore licences held with Shell and is...

Construction & Infra

27/11/2019 at 17h58, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Mohammed Mohsen Salah (The Arab Contractors) due in Libreville in December for talks with the Minister of Investment Promotion, Jean Fidèle Otandault

Egypt and Gabon are experimenting with an innovative “infrastructure for wood” trading partnership Jeune...


19/11/2019 at 17h49, by Valentin Grille

Hugues Mbadinga Madiya takes over as Gabon’s new Minister for Transport, Equipment and Infrastructure

He replaces Justin Ndoundangoye who was moved aside in the cabinet reshuffle of 7 November after barely...

Transport & Logistics

15/11/2019 at 18h02, by Jeune Afrique Business+

After Trans’ Urb in Gabon, RATP is discussing a partnership in Niger

Following the signing of an MoU with the new transport authority in Libreville, RATP Coopération, the...

Consumer goods & Retail

05/11/2019 at 18h23, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Adnan Houdrouge to launch Go Sport and Nespresso in Libreville in December, in the wake of Kiabi

The Mercure group runs a dozen different stores in Gabon including Adidas, Celio, Guess and City Sport...

Construction & Infra

29/10/2019 at 17h32, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Meridiam doubles up in Gabon with Kinguélé and the Transgabonaise

Already well established in central Africa, particularly in infrastructure at Owendo port, private equity...

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