Spotlight | Niger
Junta calls bluff of foreign uranium miners

Orano CEO Nicolas Maes (left) and the Nigerien prime minister, Ali Lamine Zeine.
Orano CEO Nicolas Maes (left) and the Nigerien prime minister, Ali Lamine Zeine. © Boureima Hama/AFP - AFP
Despite issuing a series of ultimatums to the uranium mining companies, the Nigerien authorities are struggling to find real alternatives. The problem is illustrated by the Imouraren project of the French group Orano. [...]
Published on 09.05.2024 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 4 minutes
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