Does Brexit spell bad news for diamond traders?
The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union (EU) could have a direct effect on diamond producers in Africa. While [...]
Since President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz came to power in 2009, a number of members of his Oulad Bou Sbaa tribe have obtained key posts in the Mauritanian administration. Ahmed Salem Ould Tekrour, formerly of Société Mauritanienne des Hydrocarbures (SMH) and former technical adviser for the promotion and development of the Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mining (MPEM), has been promoted head of h [...]