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Wednesday
Sep092009

Tanjda power fueled by French uranium deals

The reform of Niger's constitution to allow president Mamadou Tandja to remain in power beyond his original mandate and even become president for life, was motivated by the hundreds of millions of dollars flowing into the West African country as a consequence of opaque foreign, especially French, investments in the local uranium mines. This is the view expressed by activists around the world, as reflected in an August 14, 2009 Press Service article.