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US Self-destruction and France’s Self-effacement in  Africa: The Challenge of The Sahel  for Tinubuplomacy+

This Day 03 Dec 2023
The fact of a new currency sponsored by Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger cannot but signal the loss of Francophone Africa by France ... Henceforth, gold mining will no longer be done outside of Mali, Niger, and Burkina.  Most importantly, a central civilian nuclear centre with regional scope has been created.

How problematic is mineral mining for electric cars?

The Observer 01 Dec 2023
do electric cars have a mining problem?The claim ... That will leave a trail of mining – often with local environmental degradation – in its wake. The rightwing politician turned pundit Nigel Farage last month wrote of electric vehicles’ “nasty secret” and the “strain” on the environment from mining for minerals used in electric cars.

Steel Development Ministry, NIPC Collaborate to Revive NSRMEA, NMTI

This Day 24 Nov 2023
This was even as the Minister of State, Ministry of Steel Development, Uba Maigari Ahmadu, disclosed that Niger Extraction Company Ltd, a Nigerian Company registered to undertake mining and steel development had sent in a proposal for the establishment of a $300 million Steel ...

Why uranium prices are soaring

Live Mint 24 Nov 2023
It also means that utilities cannot afford to run out, which is why they buy the stuff via long-term contracts.Most supply comes directly from mines ... But a coup in Niger in July has put 4% of mined supply in jeopardy ... Niger’s junta has a beef with France, but not with China, which runs other mines in the country.

Uranium prices top $80 for the first time in 15 years as demand for nuclear ...

Business Insider 21 Nov 2023
The prospect of a growing nuclear power industry has sent investors back into mining shares and uranium derivatives, and they're a lot more interested in futures prices than the spot price, according to research cited by Bloomberg. About two thirds of the world's uranium is mined in Kazakhstan, Canada, and Australia.

Africa: a treasure trove of mineral opportunities

Resource World 09 Nov 2023
There are also the giant stratiform copper-cobalt deposits of the Zambian copper belt, platinum in the kilometre-deep Bushveld complex in South Africa, rich gold seams in the 3 kilometre-deep Witwatersrand mines, high quality diamonds offshore Namibia, and the gemstone paradise of Madagascar ... Danae Voormeij at Kouroussa Gold Mine in Guinea 2023.

Navigating Russia–Africa Sustainable Energy Cooperation

B & FT Online 09 Nov 2023
Countries like Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, ... That Russia can play a key role in the construction of nuclear power plants in African countries, as three African countries are currently mining uranium in industrial quantities – Namibia, Niger and South Africa.

‘At the Heart of Democracy Is the Idea That the People of a Nation Feel ...

Jurist 06 Nov 2023
Niger, Ganon, and Mali ... Niger ... Additionally, over the years, the world has been able to hear of cases of negligence when it comes to the manner in which France handle the uranium mines in Niger ... After all, the French company created a mess and left the innocent people of Niger residing near the Cominak mines to handle it.

France has withdrawn from Niger. What’s next?

The Real News Network 26 Oct 2023
1 in 3 lightbulbs in France are powered by uranium mined from Niger, yet more than 80 percent of Nigeriens lack access to electricity ... of uranium to the EU and French multinationals hold important stakes in the mining companies that own and exploit Niger’s mineral resources.

Neconde Energy Debunks Alleged Impoverishment of OML 42 Host Communities

This Day 26 Oct 2023
Neconde Energy Limited, the joint venture partner of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Exploration and Production Limited (NEPL) on the oil mining lease (OML) 42, has refuted allegations of impoverishing its host communities in the Niger Delta.

With gold prices soaring, is now the time to buy Endeavour Mining shares?

The Motley Fool 23 Oct 2023
With two awful wars and a possible peak in interest rates in the headlines, I’m wondering if Endeavour Mining (LSE.EDV) shares could be a good buy ... What kinds of risks come with mining for gold in West Africa? Well, just think about how Niger has been rocked by unrest and coups this year ... Want to see if Endeavour Mining Corporation made the list?.

 Niger Delta Ex-militant Leaders Warn Sheikh Gumi over Anti-Wike Comments

This Day 21 Oct 2023
Ex-militant leaders from the Niger Delta region have described as “provocative” the recent statements by Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumi against the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike ... people of the Niger Delta region ... Wike is the pride of the Niger Delta region.”.

From the Guardian archive: some of John Vidal’s greatest pieces

The Observer 20 Oct 2023
This can be seen in angry land-rights movements in the Philippines, or the Niger delta communities, as much as in the anti-opencast mining disputes in Britain; in total disillusionment with the “green revolution” in Asia as in growing EU rejection of factory farming; and in the ...

Why uranium prices have climbed to their highest in over a decade

Market Watch 13 Oct 2023
That pullback may have also come as an “overreaction,” he said, to news from Kazakhstan, which produced the world’s largest share of uranium from mines in 2022, according to the World Nuclear Association ... Contributing to supply concerns, a July coup has disrupted mining operations in the country of Niger in West Africa.

Wabote: Oil Assets Divestments Will Boost Crude Production, Employment

This Day 12 Oct 2023
Nigeria .. •FG renews commitment to boosting local petrol refining. Emmanuel Addeh in Abuja ... Quoting the AfricaReport magazine, he stated that about 26 oil mining licenses had been divested or acquired by oil and gas companies in the Niger Delta Basin area of Nigeria in the past decade ... •Admits 1095 law graduates to bar. Alex Enumah in Abuja ... .