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Africa: Mauritania

Mauritania's former president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (R) is among eight contenders to have lodged candidacies for June presidential elections.  By SIA KAMBOU (AFP/File)

Mauritania ex-leader among eight to file candidacy for president

May 16, 2024 | Africa: Mauritania

Eight men have submitted their candidacies for Mauritania's June 29 presidential election, including incumbent Mohamed O ...

May 2, 2024 | Africa: Mauritania

Mauritania's Islamist opposition party on Thursday said its leader would be standing in the presidential election schedu ...

Apr 25, 2024 | Africa: Mauritania

Mauritania President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani said Wednesday he would run for a second term in presidential elections due ...

Apr 25, 2024 | Africa: Mauritania

Mauritania President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani said Wednesday he would run for a second term in presidential elections due ...

Apr 25, 2024 | Africa: Mauritania

Mauritania President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani said Wednesday he would run for a second term in presidential elections due ...

Apr 20, 2024 | Africa: Mauritania

The first round of Mauritania's presidential election will take place on June 29, with a possible second round on July 1 ...

Feb 9, 2024 | Africa: Mauritania

The European Union has unveiled 210 million in aid to help Mauritania crack down on people smugglers and deter migrant ...

Dec 7, 2023 | Africa: Mauritania

The two remaining members of West Africa's G5 Sahel group has said they are paving the way to dissolving the anti-jihadi ...

Dec 4, 2023 | Africa: Mauritania

A court in Mauritania's capital Nouakchott on Monday sentenced former president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz to five years in ...

May 22, 2023 | Africa: Mauritania

The ruling party in Mauritania has won a landslide victory in last week's legislative and local elections, according to ...

May 22, 2023 | Africa: Mauritania

The ruling party in Mauritania has won a landslide victory in last week's legislative and local elections, according to ...

May 13, 2023 | Africa: Mauritania

Voters in the West African nation of Mauritania began casting ballots Saturday in the first legislative and local electi ...

May 11, 2023 | Africa: Mauritania

Voters in the conservative West African state of Mauritania head to the polls on Saturday for legislative and local ele ...