//Niger celebrates 60 years of independence

Niger celebrates 60 years of independence

Niger, a former French colony, celebrates its sixtieth independence anniversary on Monday.

France mainstains a sure diploma of impact in the country. On navy grounds; Operation Barkhane is nonetheless very a good deal present, although the security situation has deteriorated in latest years.

On the financial level, the country is stated to experience increase via its agriculture, however 40% of its population lives in intense poverty according to the World Bank.

France stays Niger’s main partner.

It is consequently a relative independence according to Amadou Bounty Diallo, Nigerien political analyst.

Indeed independence has allowed our countries to reap get entry to to international sovereignty, but these are of little significance, because these international locations are nonetheless based in thindustrial sector.You recognize that the two leading companies that hire that the higest range of Nigeriens are French companies,”he said.

France has extremely come to be based on the country’s uranium resources.

In 2010, 30% of the furnish of French nuclear power plants came from Niger.

(AFP)