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Africa: Mauritania

Former president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz came to power in a bloodless coup in 2008.  By THOMAS SAMSON AFPFile

Mauritanian ex-president released from custody pending trial

Sep 8, 2022 | Africa: Mauritania

Mauritania's disgraced ex-president, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, has been released from custody pending a trial on corrupti ...

Mar 8, 2022 | Africa: Mauritania

The foreign ministry in Nouakchott on Tuesday accused Mali's army of crimes against Mauritanians after protesters in the ...

Feb 9, 2022 | Africa: Mauritania

Mauritius has sent a scientific expedition to survey its maritime borders with the Maldives in relation to an ongoing di ...

Jun 23, 2021 | Africa: Mauritania

Mauritania's former president, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, was on Tuesday jailed after a judge in charge of a corruption pr ...

May 11, 2021 | Africa: Mauritania

Mauritania's former president, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, was on Tuesday put under house surveillance by a judge after h ...

Apr 29, 2021 | Africa: Mauritania

Mauritanian's former president, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, on Thursday said he was being persecuted in an inquiry for alle ...

Mar 12, 2021 | Africa: Mauritania

A judge in Mauritania's capital Nouakchott on Thursday charged ex-president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz and about ten other ...

Mar 11, 2021 | Africa: Mauritania

A Mauritanian state prosecutor on Thursday requested corruption charges against former president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz ...

Nov 23, 2020 | Africa: Mauritania

Mauritania's former president Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, the West African state's first democratically elected presiden ...

Sep 13, 2020 | Africa: Mauritania

Mauritians have taken to the streets for a second rally after the Wakashio oil spill, calling for a new Mauritius . Tho ...

Aug 28, 2020 | Africa: Mauritania

Former Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has lashed out at unnamed enemies, saying he had been targeted for ...

Aug 18, 2020 | Africa: Mauritania

Former Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, under suspicion over embezzlement dating from his time in power, w ...

Aug 11, 2020 | Africa: Mauritania

Mauritania President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani announced a new cabinet shuffle on Sunday, in light of the release of a Parl ...

Aug 7, 2020 | Africa: Mauritania

Twenty-seven people died after the engines on their migrant vessel failed, leaving them stranded off the coast of Maurit ...

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