Bazoum's opponent Tazoum complicates Veolia contract renegotiation

Omar Hamidou Tchiana in September 2013 when he was Niger's Mining Minister.
Omar Hamidou Tchiana in September 2013 when he was Niger's Mining Minister. © Joe Penney/Reuters
The French giant has been negotiating for several months to renew its contract for the distribution of drinking water throughout the country. But Niamey wants to exclude a group of private shareholders, led by businessman and opponent Omar Hamidou Tchiana, from its local subsidiary, SEEN. [...] (498 words)
Issue dated 14/09/2022 Reading time 2 minutes

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