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  Mauritanian leader reshuffles cabinet (2015-09-02 20:42:32)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on Wednesday made a mild reshuffle of his cabinet under which Foreign Affairs and the Interior portfolio holders have been changed, the Presidency announced in a statement. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian court upholds two-year sentence against anti-slavery activist (2015-08-20 19:33:43)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Court of Appeal of Aleg, Est in Mauritania on Thursday upheld the two--year sentence passed in January against Biram Abeid Dah, the President of the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA-Mauritania), APA can report from judicial source. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania adopts new environment bill (2015-08-05 15:39:26)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian parliament late on Tuesday approved a new draft bill penalizing the manufacture, importation, distribution, marketing and use of flexible plastic bags, reliable sources in Nouakchott disclosed Wednesday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Sudanese leader travels to Mauritania despite ICC indictment (2015-07-27 07:54:24)
APA-Khartoum (Sudan) Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir has travelled on Sunday to Mauritania despite the pending International Criminal Court (ICC) threat against him, the state news agency (SUNA) said here on Sunday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  African youth urged to forge networks against extremism (2015-07-21 16:33:18)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The US ambassador to Mauritania, Larry Andre has called for the establishment of cross-border regional networks including youth leaders and other actors of civil society groups in Africa to address social issues in a harmonized and coordinated manner. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania hails West, Iran nuclear agreement  (2015-07-16 11:49:12)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) - The Mauritanian government has in a statement issued late on Wednesday hailed the agreement between Iran and world powers over Iran's nuclear program. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Radical militant group claims Mali attack (2015-06-28 13:33:58)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) The armed Islamist group Ansar Dine has claimed responsibility for Saturday’s attack on the Malian town of Nouara located about 50 km south of the border with Mauritania, according to the Mauritanian information site Saharamedias. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  EU funds shipyard in Mauritanian city of Nouadhibou  (2015-06-18 13:54:12)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) - The European Union (EU) has funded a 7.1 million Euro shipyard in the Mauritanian coastal city of Nouadhibou, the EU Delegation disclosed in a statement released Thursday in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Ramadan to start 18 June in Mauritania  (2015-06-17 12:48:42)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania on Wednesday announced that the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan will be Thursday 18 June for this year. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Road accident claims eleven lives (2015-06-10 19:19:15)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Eleven people were killed on Wednesday morning after a car crash around Boutilimitt 150km south-east of the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott, reliable sources revealed. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania poverty rate drops significantly-Official (2015-06-06 18:15:48)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian minister of economic affairs and development Sidi Ould Tah said on Friday that the level of poverty in the country declined by 11 points between 2008 and 2014. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian opposition condemns death sentence against ex-Egyptian leader  (2015-05-21 13:27:49)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) - The National Forum for Democracy and Unity (FNDD) in Mauritania has condemned in a statement the death sentence pronounced against former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania, S/Africa seal economic cooperation deal (2015-05-14 19:15:52)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania and South Africa have sealed an economic partnership agreement that will allow entrepreneurs in both countries to exchange products and mutually benefit from each other’s experiences, the Mauritanian News Agency reported Thursday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian Economic Affairs minister named BADEA GM (2015-04-10 18:04:13)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian minister of Economic Affairs and Development, Sidi Ould Tah has been appointed general manager of the Arab Bank for Economic Development for Africa (BADEA), an official source in Nouakchott disclosed on Friday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian leader expresses readiness for dialogue with opposition (2015-03-27 11:24:17)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) - Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has affirmed his openness to dialogue with the opposition, underlining that the latter could submit to the presidential majority all issues it wishes to be discussed. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  World Bank renews support to Mauritania’s gas, electricity production project (2015-03-03 13:34:04)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) - The World Bank has renewed its intent to support the project for the production of electricity from the Banda gas well situated off Mauritania’s coast, which is also supposed to supply electricity to neighboring Senegal and Mali. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania’s prosecutor requests 3-year jail term for anti-slavery activists  (2015-02-21 14:53:03)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania’s Chief Prosecutor has requested three jail term against Saad Ould Louleid, the vice-chairman and spokesman of the Initiative for the Resurgence of Abolitionist (IRA) and two other officials of the anti-slavery organization, judicial sources unveiled Saturday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Chevron Africa to begin oil extraction in Mauritania (2015-02-17 18:00:32)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Chevron Africa, a subsidiary of the American oil giant Chevron, has revealed on Tuesday in Nouakchott its plans to begin soon oil extraction activities in Mauritania. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Defense team withdraw in anti-slavery activists’ trial (2015-02-13 14:28:02)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Lawyers of three Mauritania anti-slavery activists have withdrawn from the trial of their clients, forcing the adjournment of the hearing, reports said on Friday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  UN extols Mauritania role in Mali crisis  (2015-02-04 21:08:33)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in Mali, Mounji Hamidi, praised Wednesday in Nouakchott the role of Mauritania to restore peace in Mali. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania-Niger seal veterinary accord (2015-01-28 11:09:36)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – The Nigerien Livestock minister Mahamane El Haj Ousmane and his Mauritanian counterpart Fatma Mint Habib sealed late on Tuesday in Nouakchott a cooperation agreement in the area of veterinary science and livestock statistics and research, sources in the Mauritanian capital said. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania, Spain sign MoU  (2015-01-20 21:56:58)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania and Spain Tuesday signed in Nouakchott a memorandum of understanding in a bid to strengthen existing cooperation between the two countries, APA can report. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Two year jail term for anti-slavery leader  (2015-01-15 16:55:30)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The President of the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA), Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid, was on Thursday sentenced to two years in prison by the Rosso Court, judicial source told APA. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania condemns terrorist attack on French satirical magazine  (2015-01-08 12:58:01)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian government has “strongly” condemned the Wednesday deadly attack against Charlie Hebdo in Paris, which killed 12 people including the redaction staff and two policemen. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian army nabs 9 drug traffickers in north  (2014-12-27 14:06:21)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian army have reported rounded up nine drug traffickers close to the town of Ain Ben Tili in the far northern part of the country, reliable sources confirmed Saturday in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
 
  Mauritania, S/Africa sign two MoUs (2015-08-24 19:05:28)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania and South Africa have signed two memorandums of understanding, one of which covers the Great Joint Cooperation Committee and the other, regular consultations between the two countries, diplomatic sources in Nouakchott told APA. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania beat security challenges - US ambassador (2015-08-18 19:59:47)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The United States ambassador to Nouakchott, Larry André said Tuesday that it is universally accepted that Mauritania has overcome her security challenges after “serious problems” occurred between 2005 and 2011. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Great Green Wall summit achieved ‘strong results’ – Senegalese minister  (2015-07-28 13:39:06)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Senegalese Minister for the Environment, Abdoulaye Balde, said the conference of heads of state and government of the Pan-African Agency of the Great Green Wall (PAGGW) held on Monday in Nouakchott, the Mauritanian capital, made “robust results”. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania increases tax on rice to boost local production - official (2015-07-23 15:10:21)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) - Mauritania will increase the taxation on imported rice in a bid to encourage local production of this commodity, the Minister of Finance, Moktar Ould Jay told a press conference on Wednesday in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian court slams death sentence to two rapists of under-aged girl  (2015-07-16 13:42:23)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) - Two people convicted of the rape and murder of a 10-year-old girl in Mauritania were given the death sentence by the Criminal Court of Nouakchott while their accomplice was sentenced to 12 years in jail due to the fact he is under-age, a judicial source disclosed Thursday in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian customs officials apprehend Guinean with suspected drugs  (2015-07-15 14:00:34)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania)- The Mauritanian customs last Monday night in Nouakchott, arrested a Guinean citizen in possession of a large quantity of suspected illicit drugs he was trying to sell in Mauritania, security sources confirmed Tuesday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania condemns deadly attack on mosque in Kuwait  (2015-06-27 15:09:10)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania has "strongly condemned the deadly attack against a Shiite mosque in Kuwait during Friday prayers which claimed the lives of 27 people and injured 227 more, the Mauritanian News Agency (AMI) reported on Saturday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Three Mauritanians jailed for allegiance to ISIS (2015-06-18 11:39:59)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Three young Mauritanians were sentenced to prison terms ranging from seven to ten years for allegiance to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a judicial source in Nouakchott told APA on Wednesday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania airlines, RAM seal interline deal  (2015-06-12 11:31:57)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania Airlines and Royal Air Morocco (RAM) have stroke a deal that would enable the passengers of both airlines to travel on each other’s planes, reliable sources confirmed Thursday in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Drug dealers arrested in Nouakchott (2015-06-09 20:09:11)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) An anti-narcotic police brigade in Mauritania on Tuesday arrested members of a gang of drug dealers in a Nouakchott neighbourhood, security sources informed APA. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania names new economic minister in cabinet reshuffle  (2015-05-23 14:45:20)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has named Sid'Ahmed Ould Rayes, a former governor of the Central Bank as Minister of Economic Affairs and Development, the Presidency said in a statement issued on Friday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Transparency Int’l hails Mauritania’s efforts in fisheries sector (2015-05-20 14:38:12)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) - The founder of Transparency International, Professor Peter Eigen, on Tuesday expressed his satisfaction with the efforts being made by Mauritania in the promotion of its fisheries sector and the improvement of its contribution to the economy. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian leader dispels any dispute with Senegal over gas discoveries (2015-05-06 11:17:49)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) - Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has stressed that the discovery of natural gas in an area located between Mauritania and Senegal will not cause any problems between the two neighboring countries. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania passes new anti-slavery law  (2015-04-03 15:22:47)
APA – Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania has passed a new anti-slavery law aimed at curbing the practice in the West African country, minister of justice, Sidi Ould Zein announced on Friday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Air France misses runway on landing  (2015-03-10 11:53:49)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) An Air France plane missed the runway while landing on Monday at Nouakchott international airport, sources said in the Mauritanian capital. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Leading Mauritanian anti-slavery activist begins indefinite hunger strike  (2015-02-23 16:19:40)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The president of the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA) in Mauritania, Biram Ould Abeid Ould Dah on Monday began an indefinite hunger strike in his prison in Aleg, 260 km east of Nouakchott, his movement announced in a statement. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Arab Maghreb vows to strengthen human resources  (2015-02-20 20:45:04)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The member countries of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) will work to strengthen joint action in human resources in order to “realize the dream” of their peoples, Libyan Education Minister, Fethi Abdel Hafidh said Friday in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania backs Egypt’s fight against terrorism (2015-02-16 19:57:24)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on Monday expressed his country's solidarity with Egypt after the beheading of 21 Egyptian Copts in Libya by the Islamic State, the country’s official news agency (AMI) reported in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  69 percent of Mauritania’s rice production met - Minister (2015-02-05 14:56:49)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian Agriculture Minister, Ahmed Ould M’bareck Ould Mohamed El Moctar has confirmed that the country’s rice production has met 69% of the domestic needs of the population. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian leader leaves for Addis to hand over AU presidency (2015-01-29 11:48:31)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who is also current president of the African Union heads of state and government, left Nouakchott early Thursday for Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, to attend the 24th ordinary session of the AU. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania’s ruling party is not against early elections -Official (2015-01-23 13:21:43)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian minister of relations with Parliament and also government spokesman, Izid Bih Ould Mohamed Mahmoud has indicated, during a press conference held on Thursday in Nouakchott, that the ruling party is “not against” holding of elections ahead of time. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania's foreign, finance ministers sacked (2015-01-17 12:54:42)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Ahmed Ould Tegueddi and Finance Minister, Thiam Diombar have both been dismissed, according to a press release issued on Saturday by the Presidency. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanians stage demonstration against “blasphemous” cartoons  (2015-01-15 11:05:20)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – A massive rally was organized late Wednesday in Nouakchott, the Mauritanian capital to denounce the publication of the new cartoons of Prophet Mohamed (PBUH) by the France-based satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, APA reports here. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Author of ‘anti-prophet’ article appeals death sentence (2014-12-29 11:32:47)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) - Mohamed Cheikh Ould M’khaitir, the author of the article accused of insulting Islam’s Prophet Mohammed published in January 2014 and for which he was given a death sentence on Wednesday, has appealed the court’s ruling, judicial sources announced here. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Author given death penalty over apostasy (2014-12-25 14:45:44)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mohamed Ould Cheikh M'khaitir, the author of a controversial article containing slurs against Prophet Mohammed, published in Mauritania in January has been sentenced to death. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
 
 
 
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