Mauritania votes to abolish senate by
Aljazeera.comMauritania votes to abolish senate by referendumAljazeera.comNewsMauritania 2 hours ago. Mauritania votes to abolish senate by referendum. Despite a boycott movement that called mass protests during campaigning, 85 percent of voters sided with the changes. 07 Aug 2017 00:59 GMT. Listen to this page using ...Mauritania Votes to Broaden President's Power as Opposition BoycottsU.S. News & World ReportMauritania votes to abolish Senate, handing President Aziz a victoryDeutsche Welleall 4 news articles »
Posted on 6 August 2017 | 5:59 pm
Mauritania votes on constitution after tense
News24Mauritania votes on constitution after tense campaignNews24Nouakchott - Mauritanians began voting on Saturday on several contentious changes to their constitution sought by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz but opposed by a wide swathe of opposition lawmakers and civil society groups. Aziz is pushing to ...and more »
Posted on 6 August 2017 | 4:25 am
Mauritania votes on controversial
Aljazeera.comMauritania votes on controversial constitutional reformAljazeera.comThe referendum initiated by the president seeks to abolish the Senate and alter the country's flag, among other changes. 06 Aug 2017 00:45 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. Aziz supporters rally ahead of the referendum in Nouakchott [File: AFP].Mauritania Votes in Contentious Referendum to Bolster President's PowerU.S. News & World ReportMauritania awaits results of contentious referendum on SenateDaily MailMauritania votes in controversial constitutional referendumDeutsche WelleNews24 -africanewsall 34 news articles »
Posted on 5 August 2017 | 4:00 am
Mauritania: President Debunks Claims He Fled
The North Africa PostMauritania: President Debunks Claims He Fled the CountryThe North Africa PostMauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has made an appearance at a rally to prove his presence in the country after reports pointed out that he fled Mauritania few days before the August 5 referendum. The Mauritanian President, accompanied by ...Major opposition groups pushing Mauritanians to boycott referendumMiddle East EyeClashes on final day of Mauritania referendum campaignwww.worldbulletin.netall 4 news articles »
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 8:59 am
Mauritania: UN rights office voices concern
UN News CentreMauritania: UN rights office voices concern about unrest ahead of constitutional referendumUN News Centre3 August 2017 – The United Nations human rights office today expressed concern about the ongoing unrest in Mauritania, ahead of the constitutional referendum scheduled for Saturday, particularly the apparent suppression of dissenting voices and the ...and more »
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 5:47 am
Mauritania's President Receives Prince
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Mauritania's President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, received at his guest residence in Riyadh today Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Ministe...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 11:15 pm
Mauritania's President Receives Saudi
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Mauritania's President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, received at his guest residence in Riyadh today Saudi Minister of Labor Eng. Adel bin Mohammed Fakih....
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 11:13 pm
Mauritania's President Receives Minister
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz received here today Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, Minister of Finance.During the meeting, they re...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 10:41 pm
Mauritania's President arrives in Riyadh
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) President Mohammed Ould Abdulaziz of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania arrived in Riyadh today on an official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Th...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:20 am
Unions end strike at Mauritania state iron
Workers at Mauritania's state iron ore mining company SNIM have ended a two-month strike after reaching a deal with management on salaries, a union negotiator said on Friday. After four days of negotiations mediated by the mayor of the northeastern mining hub of Zouerate, where SNIM's mine is based, a four-point deal was reached, including the lifting of all sanctions against the 400 workers who ...
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 7:31 am
Meet the French troops hunting jihadists in
Three thousand French soldiers have been deployed across five African countries: Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Chad. Their mission is clear: stop the terrorists. But carrying it out is a difficult and dangerous task.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:50 am
Bafana defender robbed of R50k
SoccerLaduma reported that the defender - who has been called up to the national side for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritania - was robbed by three gun-toting robbers in the parking area of his Johannesburg residence.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:06 am
Bright sun, bright future: Can Africa unlock
In late April, Mauritania launched what's described as Africa's biggest solar PV plant so far, a 15 MW facility that is designed to account for 10% of the country's energy capacity, according to its developers. In early May, Morocco began the first phase ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:27 pm
SuperSport captain Phala: Bafana snub a
SuperSport United captain Thuso Phala says he received a wake-up call after being left out of the Bafana Bafana squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritania. The pacey winger was part of the group that played to a goalless draw at ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:28 pm
Antislavery movement in Mauritania suffers
Despite a tough law against slavery passed in 2007 allowing slaveholders to be prosecuted, those who protest the practice may still wind up in jail, in some cases for years. This month, three activists, arrested at an antislavery demonstration, had their ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:03 am
Canadian convicted of terror ties in
A young Canadian man who headed to North Africa to study the Quran is now serving two years in a Mauritanian prison after authorities say he was recruited to train at an al-Qaida camp in northern Mali, an official said Thursday.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 1:04 pm
Website close to al-Qaida claims hostage
A French hostage was executed by al-Qaida's North African branch in retaliation for France's military intervention in northern Mali, according to an announcement in a Mauritanian-based website, which is frequently used by the Islamic extremist gro
Posted on 19 March 2013 | 10:44 pm
Website in Mauritania says French hostage
A Mauritanian-based website says that al-Qaida's North African branch has executed a French hostage in retaliation for France's military intervention in northern Mali.
Posted on 19 March 2013 | 5:40 pm
Mauritanian president returns to France
Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz left Nouachott Friday, saying he was going back to France for "planned medical tests," less than a week after returning to Mauritania from Paris.
Posted on 24 November 2012 | 2:00 pm
Mauritanian president still convalescing in
Lawmakers in Mauritania's parliament are demanding answers regarding the health of the country's leader, one month after President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was evacuated to France for medical treatment after accidentally being shot by his own guard
Posted on 13 November 2012 | 4:51 pm