Mauritania Names Road After Nelson Mandela

A major road in Nouakchott, the desert capital of Mauritania, is to bear the name of former South African president Nelson Mandela. A ceremony to mark the renaming took place as part of the 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of African Union Heads of State and Government in the country.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, with President Mohamed Abdel Aziz of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and African Union Chairperson President Paul Kagame, officiating the Inauguration of Nelson Mandela Avenue in Nouakchott, Mauritania.


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