Mauritania Current Affairs - 2019

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Mauritania holds election for 1st time in 60yrs

Mauritania, a country in Northwest Africa went to polls for the first time since the African nation gained independence from France nearly 60 years ago. Following the independence the country have mostly been ruled Non-elected military governments. Key Highlights of Elections President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (62), who seized power in a military coup in Read More…

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Macky Sall re-elected as Senegal’s President

President of Senegal Macky Sall has won the re-election with 58.27% of votes cast. More than 50% votes to a candidate imply that there would be no second round voting under the election system of Senegal. Senegal Senegal lies on the west coast of Africa. Senegal is bordered by Mauritania in the north, Mali to the east, Guinea to the southeast, Read More…

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India tops new Global Slavery Index

“Global Slavery Index” published by the Australia-based Walk Free Foundation, ranked India first in terms of number of modern day slaves in the world. The index has ranked 162 countries based on 3 factors:- Estimated prevalence of modern slavery (including practices such as debt bondage, etc.) A measure of child marriage (including forced marriage) A measure of human trafficking in Read More…

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