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Mauritania

Corruption probe: Former president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, pictured in 2018.  By THOMAS SAMSON (AFP)

Mauritanian ex-president lashes out over corruption probe

Apr 29, 2021 | Mauritania

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

Mar 12, 2021 | Mauritania

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

Mar 11, 2021 | Mauritania

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

Nov 23, 2020 | Mauritania

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

Sep 13, 2020 | 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 | Mauritania

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

Aug 18, 2020 | Mauritania

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

Aug 11, 2020 | Mauritania

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

Aug 7, 2020 | Mauritania

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

Aug 6, 2020 | Mauritania

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani on Thursday carried out a government reshuffle and replaced his p ...

Aug 6, 2020 | Mauritania

About 40 people are feared dead after a migrant vessel sank off the coast of Mauritania, the UN said Thursday, in a fres ...

Jun 26, 2020 | Mauritania

French President Emmanuel Macron will travel to the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott next week for a summit of West Africa ...

Jun 4, 2020 | Mauritania

A few centuries ago, Tichitt was a citadel of trade where Saharan merchants bearing gold, salt and cloth would stop to w ...

Mar 6, 2020 | Mauritania

Dioully Oumar Diallo has set out to help women become agents of their own safety in her native Mauritania, one of the ...

Feb 27, 2020 | Mauritania

Seven people accused of being members of a Mauritanian group seeking to reform the conservative Islamic republic were ch ...