Intruder tries to seize plane at Mauritania airport
An intruder tried to seize a plane at the airport in Mauritania's capital Nouakchott Thursday before being arrested, a security source said, with the man's family
Mauritanian ex-president to undergo regular police checks after graft charge
Mauritania's ex-president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz must report to police three times per week after being charged with graft, legal officials said Friday.
Mauritania's ex-president says 'victim of score settling'
Former Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has lashed out at unnamed enemies, saying he had been targeted for "a settling of old scores" after undergoing a week-long interrogation over suspected corruption.
Former Mauritanian president quizzed by police
Former Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was questioned by police on Monday over financial dealings during his time in power, a security official said.
Seven children among 14 killed in roadside bomb in Burkina Faso
Seven children and four women were among 14 civilians, killed when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso
2019 as Nigeria’s year of gas, uncompleted FIDs
For Nigeria and many other African countries, 2019 was a year of gas and other key discoveries. In the same year, per capita consumption of cooking gas
Football: 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying draw
The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying draw was made in Cairo Thursday
Mali hand out Cup of Nations lesson to newcomers Mauritania
Mali inflicted a harsh dose of reality on Africa Cup of Nations debutants Mauritania by routing the newcomers 4-1 on Monday in their first ever game at the tournament.
Another four years of hope for stable oil prices
Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, was quoted two years ago to have said he would resign if Nigeria continued to import fuel by 2019. His 2019 projection was hinged on the proposed completion of Dangote’s refinery at the time. Despite sustaining the flow of products with minor issues in the last…