New book launched

My new book ‘Africa’s New Oil; Power, Pipelines and Future Fortunes’ has been published by Zed Books ‘African Arguments’ series. Now available: http://www.zedbooks.co.uk/node/20807 Thanks to everyone who helped me to realise this project.
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Uranium negotiations in Niger – the Guardian

Niger has been playing hard-ball with the French nuclear operator Areva to get a better deal on royalties from its uranium production at Arlit. The subject is of particular interest for me as I’m writing a book about resource nationalism and oil in Africa – focusing on Chad, Niger, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/feb/28/niger-fails-uranium-mining-deal-french-firm-areva
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The Guardian

I was very pleased recently to realise a page has been set up to list all the work I’ve done for the Guardian over the last year http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/celeste-hicks
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The Guardian

Concerns over a new food crisis in the Sahel in 2012 – Guardian Global Development website http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2011/dec/15/sahel-food-crisis-can-be-forestalled
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