Mauritanians Rally Against Polls

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



  • Mauritania:   Thousands Rally Against Polls

    AEP, 7 November 2013

    Thousands of Mauritanians rallied in the capital Nouakchott on Wednesday to protest against nationwide elections later this month that have been dismissed by the opposition as a… Read more »

A protest in Mauritania (file photo).

  • Mauritania:   Govt Sets Election Date

    Magharebia, 7 August 2013

    Mauritania will hold national legislative and municipal elections on October 12th, Communications Minister Mohamed Yahya Ould Hormah announced in Nouakchott. Read more »

  • Mauritania:   Reporters Prepare for Elections

    Magharebia, 9 July 2013

    Mauritanian journalists recently attended a nine-day course in Nouakchott to hone their skills at covering elections. Read more »

  • Mauritania:   Mauritania Plans National Elections

    Magharebia, 1 March 2013

    Mauritania will hold its national poll next September or October, election officials announced on Thursday (February 28th). Read more »

  • Mauritania:   Mauritania Enhances Election Efficiency

    Magharebia, 22 February 2013

    The Mauritanian government is training officials to ensure that the upcoming national elections are open and free from corruption. Read more »

  • Mauritania:   Mauritanian Opposition Urges Elections

    Magharebia, 2 November 2012

    Mauritania's Co-ordination of Democratic Opposition (COD) on Thursday (November 1st) organised a demonstration calling for "a consensual transition" from military rule, ANI… Read more »