January 26, 2023

Mauritania: ex-president Mohamed Abdel Aziz appears in court as corruption trial begins

The 66-year-old former general, appeared in court among 10 defendants, They face charges that include abuse of office, influence peddling, money laundering and illicit enrichment.
January 24, 2023

Former Mauritania President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz arrested

Police arrested Mauritania's former president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on Tuesday on the eve of his trial for abuse of power and amassing an illicit fortune, a lawyer said.
January 24, 2023

CHAN: Cameroon, Mali, Mauritania and Niger eye spots in knockout stage

Tuesday (Jan.24) marks the end of the group stage in the 7th African Nations Championship (CHAN) held in Algeria. Cameroon will play Niger as both teams wish to secure group E only ticket to the quarters. Mauritania will meet Mali in group D's last fixture. Angola will closely follow the group game.
January 6, 2023

Accused former president is prohibited from leaving Mauritania

He went to the airport to travel on Wednesday but "was prevented from doing so by the political police, which said it had received instructions", he said on Facebook.
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