Archive for the ‘Madagascar’ Category

Madagascar President Opens New Cable Car In Capital

Madagascar hopes its capital Antananarivo will see reduced congestion following the launch of a new cable car. As Barrons reports, the president and several government members traveled on the gondola liftfor its inaugural tour. The project was completed by two French companies at a cost of $162 million, more than half of which was funded […]

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South African Ports Fail to Gain From Diverted Red Sea Traffic; Namibia and Madagascar Gain

Courtesy of Bloomberg, a report on how Namibia and Madagascar are gaining from diverted Red Sea traffic: Madagascar, Namibia, among those benefiting from rerouting South Africa’s port problems see it miss out on some traffic Africa’s inefficient and aging ports are hampering the continent’s chances of capitalizing on a surge in ship traffic that’s avoiding […]

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Korea Turns To Africa As China Tightens Graphite Export Curbs

Via The Korea Times, a report on Korea’s efforts to boost ties with Tanzania, Mozambique, and Madagascar in its search for critical minerals: Korean companies and the government are shifting their focus to Africa from China to secure graphite, as Beijing attempts to control exports of the core mineral for rechargeable batteries next month, according […]

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