Topic: Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz spoke to the nation from a hospital bed in France where he is recovering from what is described as an accidental shooting.
With Tripoli almost entirely in rebel hands, what will the fall of Muammar Qaddafi, who sometimes brokered peace and sometimes stoked conflict, mean for the countries to Libya’s south?
08/22/2011 10:59 am
Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi curried favor among African leaders for decades by providing them with financial support, but Secretary of State Clinton is asking them to abandon him.
06/14/2011 04:35 pm
Bearing the brunt of the exodus of Libyan refugees, several countries in the Sahel region – including Senegal, Gambia, Mauritania, and Chad – have called on Qaddafi to step down.
06/13/2011 01:04 pm
NATO bombs rained on Tripoli today and even the African Union seemed to be turning its back on Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi. But he has few incentives to surrender, even as his regime crumbles.
06/07/2011 01:09 pm
Financial support and political engagement from Spain and France could enhance counterterrorism efforts in Mali, Niger, and Mauritania as those nations take on Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).
05/05/2011 12:02 pm
There are five countries in East and West Africa slated for elections in the near future. Guest blogger Alex Thurston outlines out the issues at hand in each election.
04/05/2011 04:18 pm
Niger's junta flexed its political and military power in ousting a strongman who overstayed his electoral mandate. Secretly, many locals are happy with the Niger coup.
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