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Mauritania’s emergency food programme is under fire

Jul 16, 2012 1

NOUAKCHOTT, Mohamed Abderrahmane - (IPS) - The sun is beating down on Nouakchott, the Mauritanian capital, and Habi Amadou Tidjane Diop is a tired and frustrated woman. Seated on an empty upturned bucket, the mother of nine is waiting in a long ...

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Suicide Bomber Attacks French Embassy In Mauritania

Aug 9, 2009

The Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott has been rocked with an explosion outside the French embassy after a suicide bomber detonated himself.  2 Security  guards at the embassy were slightly wounded, and the bomber died as a result of the blast.  He ...

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General Aziz Wins Mauritania Election

Jul 20, 2009 0

General Abdel Aziz, Mauritania’s former military leader has won election as president. Opposition candidates are rejecting the results of a vote meant to return the country to constitutional rule. Final results from Mauritania’s electoral commission show former General Mohamed Ould ...

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Counting Begins In Mauritania Elections

Jul 19, 2009 0

Vote counting has started in Mauritania,  following Saturday’s presidential election. Nine candidates are running to restore constitutional order following last year’s coup. Electoral officials began counting ballot papers immediately after polling stations closed here.Each clear plastic ballot box was emptied ...

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Final Week For Mauritania’s Presidential Elections Campaign

Jul 13, 2009 0

Presidential campaigning in Mauritania enters its final week with the country’s leading opposition politician squaring off against the former general who took power in a coup last August. Electoral Commission President Sid Ahmed Ould Deye says Mauritania will be ready ...

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