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  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APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Lawyers of three Mauritania anti-slavery activists have withdrawn from the trial of their clients, forcing the adjournment of the hearing, reports said on Friday.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: G5 Sahel countries unveil $15bn development program  (2014-12-20 13:40:48)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has unveiled a $15 billion development program for the group of five Sahel countries. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  African leaders discuss Sahel security  (2014-12-18 19:02:45)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Five heads of state and representatives from six other countries gathered Thursday in the Mauritanian capital as part of the “Processus de Nouakchott” forum which brings together 11 nations to discuss the issue of security in the Sahel, APA can report. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania trade union wants CIA links clarified  (2014-12-16 19:35:38)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The General Confederation of Mauritania Workers (CGTM) has demanded the government to clarify its alleged cooperation with the CIA over the presence of secret prisons in the country. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania secures $34m agric loan from Riyadh  (2014-12-01 20:14:34)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania is the beneficiary of a $34 million loan from Saudi Arabia to shore up its farming sector, APA can report on Monday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania to open milk complex in Boghé (2014-11-20 20:11:54)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian government had announced plans to set up an industrial milk complex in Boghé (320 km south of Nouakchott) near the Senegal River. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian leader set to discuss Burkina Faso transition in Ouagadougou (2014-11-10 11:19:33)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian President and current chairman of the African Union, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has left Nouakchott on Monday morning to Ouagadougou where he will meet with various protagonists of the crisis subsequent to the coup in Burkina Faso, reliable sources in Nouakchott told APA. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Road accident claims eight (2014-09-10 17:27:07)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Eight people, including five Senegalese nationals were killed on Tuesday night in a traffic accident that occurred near the city of Akjoujt located 240 km north of Nouakchott, security sources informed APA on Wednesday. ... 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
 
 
  Sahel G5 summit opens in Mauritania  (2014-12-19 18:04:59)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) An extraordinary summit of Sahel G5 leaders opened in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott on Friday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: No torture meted out on IRA detainees - OHCHR (2014-12-17 16:32:22)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritania-based Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has claimed that no torture or ill-treatment has been meted out on members of the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA) who were arrested and detained since 11 November. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania introduces new diarrhea vaccine (2014-12-07 12:27:00)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian government has introduced to the National Routine Vaccination Program (PEV) the Rotarix vaccine, an antidote against Rotavirus diarrhea, medical source in Nouakchott disclosed. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  US envoy hails Mauritania’s role in the region (2014-11-27 19:09:57)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania plays a “very important” role in the region, the United States Under Secretary of State for African Affairs, Bisa Williamssaid on Thursday in Nouakchott at the end of a meeting with Mauritanian leader, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania’s anti-slavery politician arrested  (2014-11-11 16:29:29)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Chairman of the abolitionism of slavery movement in Mauritania (IRA), Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid has been arrested, security sources confirmed on Tuesday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  B/Faso: Sahel group concerned about peace  (2014-11-01 13:04:23)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The group of five of the Sahel has expressed concern over “any move that could question civil peace, the rule of law and the safety of persons and property” in Burkina Faso where President Blaise Compaore was forced to step down. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian gov’t sued by British mining firm over license cancellation  (2014-09-10 08:51:37)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – The mining company Bumi Mauritania, affiliated to the British firm Bumi Holding, has filed a complaint against the Mauritanian government for illegally withdrawing its exploitation license. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
 
 
 
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