AFRICA

Botswana and Tanzania lead African charge to cash in on growing uranium fever

Germany may be phasing out nuclear power but demand for uranium in the rest of Europe and Asia is set to increase, as industrialised nations scramble for sources of decarbonised electricity. In Africa, countries such as Tanzania and Botswana are trying to take advantage of the trend to get their uranium production off the ground and join Namibia and Niger in the select group of African countries that produce yelllowcake. [...] (1840 words)
Issue dated 13/12/2021 Reading time 8 minutes
The Rössing uranium mine in Namibia.
The Rössing uranium mine in Namibia. © jbdodane/Alamy banque d'images
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