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Niger coup stymies power and mining projects

Issue 490 - 10 Sep 2023 - By Marc Howard | 4 minute read

Sorely-needed investments in the power, mining and energy sectors have been hampered by the putsch in July. With the government heavily dependent on foreign funding, Niamey’s new prime minister will likely struggle to balance the books as sanctions bite, writes Marc Howard.

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