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French Uranium Miner Owes More to Niger, Activists Say

Niger and the French uranium firm Areva remain locked in negotiations over how to divide revenues.  Activists and non-governmental organizations have gotten involved and say Niger deserves a greater share of the profits.  The government of Niger is negotiating a new mining contract with the French state-owned mining company Areva. Activists say that for decades Areva has been operating in Niger without paying its fair share of taxes or revenue profits. “Uranium is a big...

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