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Mauritania

Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz

Date of Birth: 20 December 1956
Place of Birth: Akjoujt, Mauritania


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Putting it to the vote again

One reason for the change of heart is the fact that if the opposition gains over one third of parliamentary seats, which it is already close to, it could block further constitutional changes, particularly if President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz tried to scrap presidential term limits...


Shaky start for Sahel force

Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz has made no secret of his frustration...

The summit allowed Macron to encourage the host, President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz's, in supporting the G5 without overtly endorsing his plans for a non-constitutional third term...


Abdel Aziz way

President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has secured a 'Yes' vote in a referendum on abolishing the upper chamber of the country's parliament and changing the national flag...


Jammeh's long goodbye

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz and Guinean President Alpha Condé conducted the negotiations over his future at State House...


Out with the Ould

Such a partnership would bring together conventional political opponents of President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz and the vocal anti-slavery activists of Ould Abeid's Initiative pour la résurgence du mouvement abolitionniste (IRA)...


Benkirane's 'bras de fer'

An embarrassed M6 dispatched Benkirane to see Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on 28 December...


From putschist to third termer

Two years into his second term as President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz is promoting Mauritania as a key pillar of regional security...

Freed activist challenges president Just weeks into a push for constitutional changes that would allow him to seek a third elected term in 2019, President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz faces a new challenge after the Supreme Court ordered the immediate release from gaol of charismatic anti-slavery campaigner Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid...


EU ups security demands

Initiated by Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, the G-5 is based on direct, high-level, inter-governmental cooperation, rather than an elaborate institutional structure...


Africa policy moves up the agenda

Defenders of Hollande's strategy insist that transparency, human rights and democracy remain important but in the current security environment, France believes it cannot shun key strategic partners such as President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania or Idriss Déby Itno of Chad, who it sees as key partners in crisis zones such as the Sahel and CAR...


Ould alliance

President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz surprised no one with his re-election on 22 June...


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