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Construction & Infrastructure

01/12/2020 at 15h20, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Egyptian National Railways signs €24 million deal with Siemens

The German group will provide its ZUB technology to boost traffic on part of the national network.

Rail transport

14/10/2020 at 15h41, by Gaëlle Arenson

Christian Magni likely to take the reins as SETRAG CEO 

The former Comilog executive is back in the running for the position of CEO at the Société d’Exploitation...

Construction & Infrastructure

25/09/2020 at 16h01, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Algiers metro renationalisation not (yet) affecting RATP’s large tramway contracts

This setback for RATP, which wanted to continue operating the metro, comes at a time when the group has,...

Executive Management

03/09/2020 at 19h33, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

RATP Dev’s leadership team in Africa

With Laurence Batlle at the helm, RATP Dev has just been awarded the contract to manage Line 3 of the...

Rail transport

02/09/2020 at 06h21, by Jeune Afrique 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 Jeune Afrique 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 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...

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