Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), a terrorist link in the Sahel, has appointed Mibrak Yezid aka Abu Oubeida Youssouf Al-Annabi as its new leader,...
World’s largest food & beverage company, Nestle, has named Mexican Mauricio Alarcon as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Nestlé Central and West Africa Ltd. The...
Mauritania has been one of the countries in the region least affected by the novel coronavirus, having registered just eight cases to date, and one fatality,...
The new structure, named Coalition for the Sahel, brings the G5 states, French forces and any future troops under a single command.
Ghazouani, a former general, won a majority of 52 per cent of the vote though opposition parties denounced electoral fraud.
Cheikh Ould Mohamed Ould Mkheitir had been initially sentenced to death but was then given a jail term on appeal
His confirmation comes just days after four opposition candidates denounced alleged election fraud
The election represented Mauritania's first democratic transition of power since independence from France in 1960.
Neither the minister nor the government provided reasons for Ould Maham's departure
Internet cuts are estimated to cost African economies thousands of dollars each day the plugs are off