How Ghazouani co-opted Aziz's top officials

Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Ghazouani attends a welcoming ceremony upon his arrival at Ouagadougou airport on 13 September 2019 on the eve of the start of the West Africa G5 summit.
Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Ghazouani attends a welcoming ceremony upon his arrival at Ouagadougou airport on 13 September 2019 on the eve of the start of the West Africa G5 summit. © Issouf Sanogo/AFP
The current Mauritanian president is officially and unofficially working with many of the same senior officials as his predecessor, despite the fact that some of them have been targeted by judicial investigations and even detained. [...] (1065 words)
Issue dated 20/01/2023 Reading time 5 minutes
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