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Mauritania

Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz

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


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    Vol 53 No 17 |
  • MALI

Intervention plan revealed

Although Nouakchott has in the past staged hot-pursuit raids on AQIM in northern Mali, President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz recently said his forces would not join any Ecowas intervention...


Zuma to the shores of Tripoli

President Zuma spent several hours with Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi in Tripoli in the company of fellow members of the AU delegation – and fellow past recipients of the Libyan leader’s largesse – President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania, President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville, President Amadou Toumani Touré of Mali and the Chairman of the AU Commission, Jean Ping of Gabon...


Storms in the sand

In Nouakchott, relations between Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz and his opponents remain edgy, although July brought hints of a slight thaw...


Whiskey doubles all round

Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz, Commander of the Bataillon de la Sécurité Présidentielle (Basep), along with the Gendarmerie Nationale head, Gen...


Junta asks for time

Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz, Commander of the Bataillon de la Sécurité Présidentielle (Basep), along with the Gendarmerie Nationale head, Gen...


Quiet coup

With little fuss and no shooting, on 6 August General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz took power in Nouakchott, overthrowing the elected President regarded as his protégé, Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi (AC Vol 48 No 10)...


Unjust deserts in the Western Sahara

Under pressure, Polisario Secretary General Mohamed Abdelaziz has recently defended the Sahrawi people’s right to resort to armed conflict to achieve a fully independent Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR)...


A break with the past

Through his wife, Abdallahi has close links with Colonel Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, the head of the Presidential Guard and an architect of the 2005 coup...


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