Simandou moves faster than Guinea’s political transition as megaproject takes shape

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Issue 493 - 22 Oct 2023 - By Marc Howard | 10 minute read

Guinea’s military government has received a significant fillip as mining giant Rio Tinto and Chinese steelmaker Baowu made further commitments to the Simandou megaproject – in the process offering hope to Interim President Mamady Doumbouya that exports could eventually start from the long-stalled scheme, as his regime moves slowly on the promised transition back to democracy, write Marc Howard and Our Conakry Correspondent.

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