RATP negotiates exit from Algiers metro
The French public transport specialist is negotiating an end to its contract to operate the Algiers metro. It is also seeking guarantees for its tram networks in six Algerian cities.
Engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions has won two West African navy contracts. It is to provide engines for three OPV 58 S patrol boats being built by France's Piriou group for the Senegalese navy, as well as for two Israel Shipyards vessels ordered by Ivory Coast.
As the Agence Francaise de Dévelopement prepares to have its financial capacities increased by recently adopted development legislation, its head, Rémy Rioux, is putting his connections to work to convince African financial institutions to put greater emphasis on climate change in their development strategies.
The Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, which would involve the use of buses carrying up to 205 people and operating on specially reserved routes, is a key component in the Conakry urban development plan (PDU) submitted to the Guinean authorities in late 2019.