Mauritanian Police Arrest Rappers

Updated: Mon 18 Nov, 07:02 am

Police have arrested two young rappers for their release of a video which provoked protests from the more conservative fringes of Mauritanian society. read more »

Mauritanians Rally Against Polls

Updated: Fri 8 Nov, 08:07 am

Thousanda have rallied against the holding of parliamentary elections later this month which the political opposition has described as an "electoral masquerade". read more »

A Plea for the Sahel

Updated: Mon 28 Oct, 01:30 pm

The Sahel region, a vast arid stretch of land linking six countries in West Africa -- Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal -- is home to some of the most productive pastoralist … read more »