• 3 minutes e-car sales collapse
  • 6 minutes America Is Exceptional in Its Political Divide
  • 11 minutes Perovskites, a ‘dirt cheap’ alternative to silicon, just got a lot more efficient
  • 8 hours GREEN NEW DEAL = BLIZZARD OF LIES
  • 3 hours Could Someone Give Me Insights on the Future of Renewable Energy?
  • 1 day How Far Have We Really Gotten With Alternative Energy
  • 1 day The United States produced more crude oil than any nation, at any time.
  • 13 hours "What’s In Store For Europe In 2023?" By the CIA (aka RFE/RL as a ruse to deceive readers)
  • 18 hours Bankruptcy in the Industry
Editorial Dept

Editorial Dept

More Info

This Unpronounceable Name Could Unlock a Major Uranium Prize

A new government has been born in Africa. One that could re-light hope for one of the most interesting uranium projects that never was.

The place is Madagascar. Which voted in its first democratically elected president in nearly five years on December 20.

The east African nation—the world’s fourth-largest island—has labored under a military government since a 2009 coup that ousted pro-business leader Marc Ravalomanana. But that’s changed with Malagasy voters going to the polls over the last few months—amid mounting pressure from the international community for the nation to get its house in order.

Initial results in October failed to return a leader (which requires a 50% majority vote under Malagasy law). A December run-off was set between leading candidates Jean Louis Robinson and Hery Rajaonarimampianina (yes, that’s the spelling).

Official counting and re-counting has now revealed Rajaonarimampianina as the winner of that vote. Pending a few judicial matters, he will be officially sworn in as national leader.

Some Hope For a Would-Be Resource Giant

This isn’t the ideal outcome as far as investors are concerned. But it’s a big step in the right direction.

Runner-up Jean Louis Robinson was a better bet as a pro-business leader. Being the anointed choice of the country’s last president Marc Ravalomanana—a dairy businessman who opened the country to outside investment during…




EXXON Mobil -0.35
Open57.81 Trading Vol.6.96M Previous Vol.241.7B
BUY 57.15
Sell 57.00
Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News