Mauritania’s former President Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi dies

 
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Nouakchott: Nov 23, 2020 (TNS): Mauritania’s former President Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi has died in capital Nouakchott.

He was 82. The late president came to power after winning elections in April 2007, before he was toppled by a military coup in August 2008.

Mauritania has announced three days official mourning in the country.