How Russia is growing its strategic influence in Africa

2019/06/02. Much has been made about China’s role and profile in Africa and the factors underlying its activities on the continent. Less debated is the spread and depth of Russia’s contemporary presence and profile in Africa.

There was a strong Russian influence in Africa during the heyday of the Soviet Union. The post-independence governments of Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda and Benin at some point all received diplomatic or military support from the Soviet Union. Continuer à lire … « How Russia is growing its strategic influence in Africa »

Mauritanie : Aura Energy va vendre 800 000 livres d’uranium à Curzon

2019/04/02 – La société australienne d’uranium Aura Energy va vendre 800 000 livres d’oxyde d’uranium (U3O8) à Curzon Uranium Trading (CUT) sur une période de 7 ans lors de la phase de production, selon une annonce faite mardi 29 janvier par ses responsables. Continuer à lire … « Mauritanie : Aura Energy va vendre 800 000 livres d’uranium à Curzon »

IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to Sudan

2019/03/02 – The IAEA delivered the final report of an expert mission that reviewed Sudan’s infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme.

The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) mission was conducted from 27 August to 3 September 2018 at the invitation of the Government of Sudan. An IAEA team of experts reviewed the status of nuclear infrastructure development as outlined for Phase 1 of the IAEA’s Milestones Approach. This three-phased, comprehensive method enables a country to understand the commitments and obligations associated with developing a safe, secure and sustainable nuclear power programme. Continuer à lire … « IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to Sudan »

Canadian miner wants its uranium project in Niger to be powered with renewable energy

2019/30(01 – GoviEx Uranium (TSXV: GXU) is studying the possibility of powering its flagship Madaouela project in northern Niger using a dedicated and renewable hybrid solar power solution.

In a press release, GoviEx explained that management is working together with Windiga Energy, with whom they have signed a memorandum of understanding, to determine if such an idea would be feasible. Continuer à lire … « Canadian miner wants its uranium project in Niger to be powered with renewable energy »

Niger – La route de l’uranium est l’une des priorités 2019 du président nigérien (BOAD)

2019/01/16 – Les nouvelles priorités pour 2019 exprimées par le chef de l’Etat nigérien sont notamment en matière d’infrastructure, la route de l’uranium et la sécurité alimentaire en tout ce qui concerne l’eau, a indiqué lundi à Niamey le Président de la Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD), Monsieur Christian ADOVELANDE. Continuer à lire … « Niger – La route de l’uranium est l’une des priorités 2019 du président nigérien (BOAD) »

France hits out at Putin over NEW plot – ‘Africa does NOT belong to Russia’ #Uranium

2018/06/11 – France on Monday expressed concern about the ongoing instability in its former colony the Central African Republic, warning in particular against an increased Russian military presence there that Paris says could undermine peace efforts. Continuer à lire … « France hits out at Putin over NEW plot – ‘Africa does NOT belong to Russia’ #Uranium »

Niger/Chine – Une société chinoise obtient deux permis de recherche d’uranium au Niger

La société chinoise Zijing Heuchuang Science and Technology développement company à obtenu deux permis de recherche d’uranium  au Niger, selon un décret, consacrant la signature de cette convention adopté à l’issue du conseil des ministres le mardi 9 octobre. Continuer à lire … « Niger/Chine – Une société chinoise obtient deux permis de recherche d’uranium au Niger »