French nuclear energy group Areva has signed a deal with Niger’s government to renew its operation of two uranium mines in the north of the country.
Civil society groups in Niger are holding a public discussion in the capital Niamey about the country's future contracts with French nuclear energy firm Areva.
France has admitted that Niger's demand for more revenue from uranium mining on its soil is legitimate.
A report by NGOs Oxfam and Publish What You Pay calls on the French government and mining firm Areva to commit to paying taxes on its uranium mining concerns in Niger.
Today's papers tackle the on-going investigation of last week's fire at Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport; and the death toll rises after heavy rains continue in both Sudan and now ...
France paid a ransom of millions of euros to Al Qaida’s north African arm for four hostages held in Niger but they were not freed
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has met Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as part of a three-day state visit.
Gunmen have attacked a uranium plant operated by French nuclear power giant Areva at Bakouma in the southeast of the Central African Republic, army and French diplomatic sources revealed on ...
Iran says it has begun installing new “better quality and speed” centrifuges to enrich uranium in defiance of international demands to halt its nuclear activities.
The United States has led top secret efforts to remove highly enriched uranium from Pakistan for years, worried it could be used to make an "illicit" nuclear device.