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Niger country profile

BBC News 12 Apr 2021
A vast, arid state on the edge of the Sahara desert, Niger is rated by the UN as one of the world's least-developed nations. Niger fell victim to a series of coups and political instability following its independence from France in 1960 ... Niger is betting on increased oil exploration and gold mining to help modernize its economy.

We'll resist government’s community mining programme because it is galamsey in disguise – Okyenhene

Ghana Web 05 Apr 2021
The government’s community mining programme instituted in the Akyem area and other places of the country faces a threat as the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council serves notice of resistance to it ...People come all the way from Niger and Burkina Faso to engage in illegal mining.

Niger's President appoints Mahamadou as new PM

Yahoo Daily News 04 Apr 2021
Niger flag (Credit ... Niger's newly-elected President Mohamed Bazoum has appointed Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou as Prime Minister ... Mahamadou had also served as Niger's mines and energy minister and as finance minister ... amid calls for nationwide protests from Niger's opposition.

Niger's President Appoints New Prime Minister

Urdu Point 04 Apr 2021
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 04th April, 2021) Niger's ... Mahamadou had also served as Niger's mines and energy minister and as finance minister.

Niger’s President Bazoum appoints former minister Mahamadou as PM

Metro USA 03 Apr 2021
NIAMEY (Reuters) – Niger’s newly elected President Mohamed ... Mahamadou, 69, first held a ministerial position 1991 as mines and energy minister.

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The Observer 02 Apr 2021
The opening scene of which of Shakespeare’s plays comprises just 61 words, the longest of those words being "lightning", "hurlyburly" and "graymalkin"?. Macbeth. Twelfth Night ... Cyclotron ... Rook ... Described as "the little town keeping the lights on in France", Arlit in Niger was until 2021 the site of one of the world’s largest mines of which toxic metal?.

Stars are aligning for uranium price rally

Mining Dot Com 01 Apr 2021
The world’s largest uranium operation McArthur River was suspended back in July 2018 taking 25m lbs off the market.Permanent closures so far this year include Rio Tinto’s Ranger operation in Australia (3m lbs) and Niger’s Cominak mine (2.6m lbs) which had been in operation since 1978.

Niger delegation offers investment opportunities for Pakistani businessmen

Urdu Point 27 Mar 2021
HYDERABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th Mar, 2021 ) .The Director of Cabinet Republic of Niger Mounkalia Ingolia on Saturday extended invitation to Pakistan businessmen for investing in Mines and Mineral and other sectors to take full benefit of the opportunities offered by his country to foreign investors.

A delegation from Republic of Niger meets Provincial Secretary Dept Mines, Mineral Development

Urdu Point 25 Mar 2021
A three members delegation from Repulic of Niger on Thursday held a meeting with Provincial Secretary Mines and Mineral Development Department, Government of Sindh ... In the meeting, the delegation of Niger also asked to extend the technological support in the mines and mineral sector.

Italian court acquits Eni and Shell in Nigerian corruption case

Metro USA 17 Mar 2021
The sentence, read out in court by judge Marco Tremolada, came more than three years after the trial first began and after 74 hearings ... NOT THE FINAL WORD ... The exploration licence for the field, some 150 km (95 miles) off the Niger Delta, has not been revoked but it has not been converted into a mining licence and no oil has been produced ... FILE PHOTO.

Rare metals play a strategic and essential role in health

Beijing News 17 Mar 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the fact that most countries do not have sufficient health sovereignty to face such a crisis. Shortages of masks, respirators, medicines and now vaccines were felt in many countries, even the most advanced ... But what about metals? ... Uranium mines were put into production everywhere, from Saskatchewan to Niger.

Pakistan Ambassador, Nigerian Minister discuss bilateral cooperation

Urdu Point 11 Mar 2021
Pakistan's Ambassador to Niger Ahmed Ali Sirohey on Thursday received Nigerian Minister of Youth Entrepreneurship and Mining Boureima Souleymane in Niamey ... He stated that as Niger had huge potential in the field of mining i.e.

GoviEx buoyed by prospects of a uranium uptrend, nuclear energy expansion

Mining Weekly 11 Mar 2021
... mine development plans, specifically in Niger, and beginning the assessment of “compelling” gold prospects in Mali.

How FG’s double-standard fuels insecurity in Nigeria

Business Day Online 07 Mar 2021
... in arms for bandits, but would quickly fly the Airforce jets to Niger Delta, as if gold in Zamfara is not part of Nigeria’s commonwealth. “It is wrong to stop illegal refineries and oil bunkering in Niger Delta, while bandits mine Nigeria’s gold in Zamfara unchallenged,” he said.