Mauritania

 
There is no Africa in African studies
There is no Africa in African studies
There is no Africa in African Studies. This has become apparent with the year we spent studying the continent in London. We are an intersectional...
Mauritania releases opposition supporters arrested after vote clashes
Mauritania releases opposition supporters arrested after vote clashes
Opposition supporters arrested in Mauritania during clashes after the disputed presidential election have been released following official...
Mauritania cracks down on opposition after election
Mauritania cracks down on opposition after election
Mauritanian police raided the headquarters of two opposition parties, closing one of them amid high tension that followed a disputed outcome to...
Opposition cry foul over Mauritania ruling party victory
Opposition cry foul over Mauritania ruling party victory
Mauritania's ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani has won the presidential election with 52% of the vote, the electoral commission...
Mauritania ruling party's Ghazouani declared presidential vote winner
Mauritania ruling party's Ghazouani declared presidential vote winner
Mauritania's ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani has won the presidential election with 52% of the vote, the electoral commission...
Rivalry and revelry mark Mauritania election campaign
Rivalry and revelry mark Mauritania election campaign
After a campaign rich in colour and steeped in desert traditions, voters in Mauritania will choose on Saturday among six candidates vying to...
The AU needs to walk the talk on corruption
The AU needs to walk the talk on corruption
Regardless of where it occurs, corruption harms poor people most, serving as a barrier to development by stifling economic growth and diverting...
AU summit host warns of 'security failings' in Sahel after Mali attacks
AU summit host warns of 'security failings' in Sahel after Mali attacks
Security is set to top the agenda at an African Union summit on Monday, after host Mauritania warned of regional security failings in the face of...
Mauritania’s slavery problem
Mauritania’s slavery problem
Tim Fish Hodgson & Simphiwe Sidu in Nouakchott
Mauritania: New flag, same old president
Mauritania: New flag, same old president
The design of the Mauritanian flag is simple, yet classic: a yellow star-and-crescent set against a rectangle of emerald green.
NGOs plead for aid as millions starve in the Sahel
NGOs plead for aid as millions starve in the Sahel
Aid agencies say they are facing a multimillion-dollar funding shortage to deal with a food crisis in the Sahel, the zone in northern Africa that...

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