Does Brexit spell bad news for diamond traders?
The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union (EU) could have a direct effect on diamond producers in Africa. While [...]
Like many African nations in recent years, Niger modified its mining legislation in 2006 to increase the revenue it earns from the extraction industry. But France's Areva, which has operated two uranium mines in Niger, Somair and Cominak, for 40 years, is dragging its feet on complying with the new legislation. Its mining accords to operate the two sites, signed with Niamey in 2003, ran out last D [...]