Arab Contractors keeps pressure on Cairo for Alexandria metro project
The Egyptian state-owned construction giant will not give up on the mega-contract, despite having lost out to Orascom and Bouygues. Mediation talks are planned over the next few weeks and the national transport agency may well change the outcome of the bid in its favour.
Mahamat Idriss Déby calls on Lebanon's Georges Tehini to bolster his electricity production
The deputy secretary general of the president's office, Mahamat Borgou Hassan, has thus invited Cetri's CEO, the Lebanese Georges Tehini to N'Djamena on 17 May to discuss a turnkey photovoltaic power plant project.
Doumbouya wants to renegotiate Albayrak's Conakry port contract
Conakry does not recognise the terms of the contract signed between the former administration and the Turkish group in 2018. Through renegotiations, Mamadi Doumbouya hopes to put pressure on Ankara to obtain the return of Alpha Condé from exile.
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US Department of State attempts to mediate between ArcelorMittal and HPX
The management of the rail link between Liberian mining sites and the port of Buchanan is still the subject of intense negotiations. To try to find a solution to this logistical and commercial disagreement, the State Department brought together in Washington executives from ArcelorMittal and the American company High Power Exploration.
EIB negotiates with Algiers to kick-start stalled Medusa submarine cable project
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is in talks with the Algerian authorities to get the Medusa project back on track. The submarine fibre optic cable system, due to come into service in 2024, will be the longest in the Mediterranean.
Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh battles it out with SNH boss Adolphe Moudiki over Savannah Energy affair
The Cameroonian government has been caught up in an internal crisis since the SNH bought a 10% stake in the company running the oil pipeline between Doba and Kribi. In a series of letters seen by African Intelligence, presidency secretary general Ngoh Ngoh and SNH boss Moudiki have been locked in a violent dispute over the operation.
Odebrecht returns to mining infrastructure after five-year absence
Brazilian construction group Odebrecht has made its return to Angola with the signature of a series of major new contracts. In so doing, it has demonstrated its resilience after having been one of the main groups charged under the Lava-Jato anti-corruption programme.
Gide advises MSC on port of Matadi modernisation project
Law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel played an active role in the negotiations which led to the final agreement on the financing of the modernisation work to be carried out at the river port of Maatadi between Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Société Congolaise des Transports et Ports (SCTP) last month.