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Mauritania

Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz

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


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Unchanging of the guard

An ally of retiring President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz the Defence Minister has the state and the ruling Union pour la République's formidable electoral machine behind him...


President says au revoir

The announcement that Defence Minister Mohamed Ould Cheikh el Ghazouani is to be the ruling Union pour la République (UPR) candidate in this year's presidential elections has ended the lengthy speculation over whether President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz would stand again...


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...


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