Archive for August 9th, 2020

Mauritania President Appoints New Government

NOUAKCHOTT, MAURITANIA – Mauritania’s president appointed a new government Sunday, a top official said, after the names of several former ministers appeared in a report on the financial dealings of ex-leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. Adama Bocar Soko, the secretary general of Mauritania’s presidency, told...
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6 French Aid Workers Among 8 Killed by Gunmen in Niger

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron condemned an attack Sunday by gunmen in Niger that killed at least eight people, including several French aid workers. The attack took place in Koure, only 40 miles from Niger’s capital Niamey. The French aid group ACTED said several...
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