Tag: Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz

Mauritania: An international forum to fight slavery

March 17, 2022

The fight against slavery in Mauritania "is a constant and irreversible priority" of the authorities, said Wednesday in Nouakchott a senior Mauritanian state official, during ... Read More

Jailed former Mauritanian President hospitalized for “urgent care’’

December 31, 2021

Former Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz, in pre-trial detention since June in a case of alleged corruption, was admitted Wednesday night to the military hospital ... Read More

Mauritania: Former President Ould Abdelaziz asks President Ghazouani to intervene

December 14, 2021

Former President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz is asking his successor, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, to stop "being a passive witness to injustice. In a letter dated December ... Read More

Mauritania: massive arrests in connection with corruption scandal at state-run energy company

July 6, 2021

The Mauritanian police have nabbed a senior official of a state-run energy company and a businessman, both accused by a Senegal company for demanding commissions ... Read More

Former Mauritania leader asked to appear in parliament over allegations of state assets misappropriation

April 14, 2020

A commission in the Mauritanian parliament investigating the country’s management over the past 10 years has requested former President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz to show in ... Read More

Mauritania’s President Wants Opposition out of Parliament

August 28, 2018

Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz has called for banning opposition MPs from entering the parliament, labelling them as “intruders” and “extremists.” He said in an ... Read More

Mauritania: Dakar bans for second time Biram Dah Abeid-led conference on human rights abuses, racism

October 6, 2017

Mauritanian activist Biram Dah Abeid Wednesday was forced to abort conference on human rights abuses and racism in his country after receiving instructions from Senegalese ... Read More

Mauritania: Men of Trust, President Ould Abdelaziz’s Shield

September 14, 2016

The Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz, in power since 2008, has been unshaken by the opposition for many reasons, but if he still has a ... Read More

Morocco-Mauritania: Rabat regrets Mauritania’s reckless action

January 7, 2016

Rabat has summoned Mauritanian ambassador to Morocco to protest against hoisting of the Mauritanian flag by Mauritanian soldiers in the border town of Lagouira, South ... Read More

Mauritania: Morocco offers rocket launchers, reports reveal

December 29, 2015

Morocco offered some rocket launchers to Mauritania in its protection of borders between the two countries, reports say. Mauritanian and Moroccan media sources revealed that ... Read More