Mauritania

Gold rush destabilises central Sahel

States need to assert control over the artisanal mining sector, which is being secured by local armed groups

There is no Africa in African studies

The experience of studying Africa in London makes the writers question the validity of "African Studies" as is currently taught in Britain.

Mauritania releases opposition supporters arrested after vote clashes

Ex-general Mohamed Ould Ghazouani won the June 22 poll with an absolute majority of 52%, the Constitutional Council announced on Monday

Mauritania cracks down on opposition after election

​Mauritanian police raided the headquarters of two opposition parties

Opposition cry foul over Mauritania ruling party victory

With a clear majority, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, former head of the domestic security service, has won outright

Mauritania ruling party’s Ghazouani declared presidential vote winner

With a clear majority of the votes, Ghazouani has won outright with no need for a second-round runoff election

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

The AU needs to walk the talk on corruption

African citizens consistently place corruption amongst their top concerns, with many indicating that they have lost faith in many key institutions

AU summit host warns of ‘security failings’ in Sahel after Mali attacks

A bombing aimed at French soldiers on patrol in Mauritania's troubled north killed four civilians and injured over 20 people, including four soldiers

Mauritania’s slavery problem

Next month’s African Union summit will be hosted by one of the world’s worst perpetrators, but slavery is off the agenda

Mauritania: New flag, same old president

Critics argues that a controversial referendum is the first step towards abolishing term limits

Mauritania president wounded after ‘accidental’ shooting

Mauritania President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was "lightly wounded" after a military patrol accidentally fired on his convoy.

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Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories