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26/03/2020 at 18h48, by Jeune Afrique Business+

“We’re counting on the regulator to grant duty exemptions” (Arlette Tchapoya, Africa Waste Energy/Hysacam)

Africa Waste Energy plans to begin producing 10 MW of power via the Nkolfoulou landfill in the suburbs...


25/03/2020 at 17h48, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Roadshow planned this summer in view of Carthage Cement capital buy-in

The Tunisian cement company just increased its capital by 150%, exceeding its target.


02/03/2020 at 18h24, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Benin: Romuald Wadagni signs with Bpifrance to back Fonroche Eclairage ($22.8m)

Fonroche’s solar-powered street lighting contract will be financed by a loan from the French bank...


26/02/2020 at 18h43, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Dangote Cement initiates a plan to buy back 10% of its shares on the Lagos stock exchange, with its sights still set on an IPO in London

After the dividend increase to halt the share’s free fall on the stock market failed, management hopes...


26/02/2020 at 15h24, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Morocco’s Ozone appointed to assess Waste management in Cotonou

This is the first contract of this type to be awarded in Africa to the Moroccan group, specialised in...


26/02/2020 at 08h33, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Lebanese national Nabil Boustros (Midis Group) wants bring “large multinational corporations” to Tunisia

The colossal Midis Group, a Lebanese company led by Nabil Boustros and specialised in distribution and...


25/02/2020 at 18h31, by Jeune Afrique Business+

The Tony Blair Institute promotes Togo, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana as investment opportunities for the textile industry

After an initial roadshow in Lomé, Abidjan and Accra in November 2019, the Tony Blair Institute for Global...


18/02/2020 at 16h42, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Tunisian banks invest €26 million to save Carthage Cement

The pool of banks, which are Carthage Cement’s primary creditors, accepted to contribute a maximum of...


14/02/2020 at 17h48, by Aurélie Benoit

Abbas Badreddine (Plastica) is banking on West Africa to revive SES

The Ivorian businessman is awaiting an appeal decision from the Puy-en-Velay commercial court in France’s...


10/02/2020 at 16h25, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Metalworking: Mohamed Hedi Ben Ayed (IPS Group) invests €29 million to expand across Africa

The Tunisian businessman and Wifak International Bank shareholder, just opened a metalworking unit in...


07/02/2020 at 19h06, by Aurélie Benoit

With AfricInvest and Bpifrance at its side, Piriou wants to bolster its position in North Africa

The shipbuilder and ship repair specialist from Brittany, France takes on new shareholders to continue...


26/11/2019 at 16h19, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

French automotive parts manufacturer GMD opens a fifth plant in Morocco close to Renault

The €22m investment by Sealynx allows GMD to expand production of rubber seals for automotive manufacturers...

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