Yahya Jammeh, who occupied the office of president in Gambia for twenty two years, stepped down from office as troops from the west African regional bloc ECOWAS entered the country in support for Adama Barrow, who prevailed in elections held on December 1, 2016. 155 more words
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Also called the “Eye of the Sahara”, the Richat Structure in Mauritania is a strange circular feature found in the desert. Though it is barely noticeable when you stand inside it, the view becomes prominent when viewed from above. 58 more words
Flying in to Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, Renan Bourdeau looked down at the endless stretches of desert below and wondered how people survived.
As a communications company executive who specialised in writing country reports to promote national economies and attract foreign investors, Bourdeau was no stranger to exotic lands. 1,249 more words
Algeria’s national side begin their preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations with an international friendly against Mauritania.
The Desert Foxes’ opponents are ranked 107th in the FIFA World Rankings, and faced Tunisia in a friendly match last November where the score finished 0-0. 111 more words