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  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
 
 
  Yahya Ould Hademine is new Mauritanian PM (2014-08-20 16:20:04)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Yahya Ould Hademine has been named as Mauritania’s new Prime Minister by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, sources confirmed Wednesday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Maurtania arrests Saharawi drug trafficker (2014-08-06 18:41:56)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – Mauritania's security forces on Tuesday arrested a Saharawi national in possession of Sativa cannabis concealed in his vehicle, security sources based in Zouerate city, North Mauritania disclosed. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Morocco repatriates Mauritanian after 7-year jail (2014-07-25 17:28:10)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – Morocco has repatriated Sidi Mohamed, son of the ex-Mauritanian president, Mohamed khouna Ould Haidalla (1980-1984) after a 7-year jail term for drug trafficking, sources said Friday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Radical opposition rejects poll outcome (2014-06-27 17:03:23)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The radical opposition National Forum for Democracy and Unity in Mauritania (FNDU) has announced it was rejecting the results of last Saturday’s presidential election. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Kuwait approves $21m loan for Mauritania (2014-06-26 20:02:22)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Kuwaiti Funds for Arab Economic Development (FKDEA) has approved a $21 million loan for Mauritania, reliable sources told APA Thursday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania's Ould Abdel Aziz wins second mandate (2014-06-23 12:12:18)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – The National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) in Mauritania announced that incumbent president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has won the first round of the presidential poll with 81.89 per cent of the vote. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania's ruling party says voter turnout up to 70%  (2014-06-21 18:16:58)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – El Hussein Ould Ahmed Hadi who is the spokesman of the Mauritanian incumbent president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, has said the turnout in Saturday’s presidential election could rise over 70%. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Presidential poll campaign ends in Mauritania (2014-06-20 13:24:03)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Election campaign in Mauritania ended at midnight on Thursday, to allow a 24 hour break before Saturday’s presidential poll, APA can confirm from Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania President lists achievements, voices promises  (2014-06-16 17:26:44)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) As he heads for a second mandate, Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, has enumerated several achievements during his first terms and promises more. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania inks iron ore deal with Glencore (2014-06-06 02:00:00)
APA-Nouakchott-(Mauritania) Mauritania state mining firm SNIM, has finalised a deal with Glencore Xstrata Plc to exploit its Askaf iron ore mine in exchange for access to its rail, port and storage facilities, SNIM said in a statement. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Two opposition parties boycott Mauritanian presidential poll (2014-05-04 15:18:19)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The National Forum for Democracy and Unity ((FNDU), on Sunday announced that it was boycotting the June 21 presidential election in Mauritania. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania's president up for re-election  (2014-04-24 07:00:00)
APA- Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has announced his candidacy for the presidential election set for June 21. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania to build new fishing port (2014-04-16 19:00:35)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on Wednesday launched construction work for a new artisanal fishing port on the Atlantic Ocean, about 55 km northwest of Nouakchott, APA can report. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: First round of talks fail  (2014-04-03 21:21:42)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The first round of talks in Mauritian involving the ruling party and the opposition has hit the rocks, APA can report from Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  UN Special Rapporteur welcomes Mauritania roadmap on slavery (2014-03-11 02:14:00)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The UN Special Rapporteur on slavery, Gulnara Shahinian said she was backing an essential step for the formal adoption of the roadmap on the eradication of slavery by the Mauritanian government. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian slave masters to compensate victims (2014-03-07 18:54:20)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania's minister of justice, Sidi Ould Zein has said that the roadmap for the eradication of slavery demands that people convicted of such a practice pay compensation to their victims. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Young Mauritanian killed in Nouakchott skirmish  (2014-03-03 18:34:05)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) A 20-year old Mauritanian succumbed to his injuries on Monday after clashes between police and hundreds of demonstrators outside the presidential palace in Nouakchott to denounce the desecration of the Holy Quran. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Regional body to launch power projects, interconnection plan (2014-02-09 17:24:43)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Water and Energy ministers of member countries of the Organization for the Development of the Senegal River (OMVS) have agreed to discuss ways and means of implementing a series of innovative measures. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian govt. resigns (2014-02-02 18:35:15)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian government has resigned, Prime Minister Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf said after submitting the resignation of his cabinet to President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  FAO to boost Mauritania’s wheat farming (2014-01-09 11:50:26)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said it would give a technical boost to Mauritania’s agricultural and rural development ministry by introducing new experiments in wheat farming. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian anti-slave activisit among UN prize laureates (2013-12-23 13:26:23)
APA - Dakar (Senegal) – The founder of the Mauritanian NGO ‘Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement’ (IRAM), Biram Dah Abeid is one of the six laureates of the 2013 UN Prize for human rights. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanians vote in run-off legislative, municipal polls  (2013-12-21 15:14:30)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – Mauritanian registered voters went to the polls on Saturday to vote in the legislative and municipal run-off following the first round on 23 November 2013. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  AU hails Mauritanian polls despite shortcomings  (2013-11-26 18:16:24)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The African Union observer mission for municipal and parliamentary polls held in Mauritania on Saturday welcomed the conditions surrounding the elections despite their shortcomings. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  AQIM claims responsibility for French journos’ killing (2013-11-06 19:30:01)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), on Wednesday published a statement in which it claimed responsibility for last weekend’s assassination of French journalists Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon in the north-eastern Malian town of Kidal. ... 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
 
 
  Mauritania: Suspected Ebola case tests negative (2014-08-19 13:16:07)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian Health ministry has issued a statement Tuesday that Sunday’s declared Ebola suspected case in Ain Varba has tested negative to the virus. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania sacks national soccer team coach (2014-08-05 17:42:55)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The coach of the Mauritanian football squad, Patrice Neveu has been sacked by the Mauritanian Football Federation (FFRIM), the football governing body announced Tuesday in a statement published online. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian leader makes anti-corruption vow  (2014-07-03 13:54:53)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has vowed not to relent in his government’s fight against wastage of resources and corruption. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Washington grants two aircraft to Mauritanian army (2014-06-26 21:01:26)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The U.S. government has granted the Mauritanian army two aircraft equipped with surveillance capabilities and a batch of component parts, reliable sources in Nouakchott told APA on Thursday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Defeated Mauritanian presidential hopeful petitions results  (2014-06-25 11:58:35)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – Biram Ould Abeid Ould Dah, one of the defeated presidential hopefuls in Mauritia, has petitioned poll results at the Constitutional court, APA learnt here Wednesday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania poll body says voter turnout over 50 percent  (2014-06-22 14:02:07)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Director of the Electoral Operations at the Mauritania’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), Mohameden Ould Sidi has declared the voter turnout in the first round of Saturday’s presidential election will exceed 50 percent. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian leader says vote boycott will impact little (2014-06-21 15:51:41)
APA-Noaukchott (Mauritania) – Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz said who is seeking a second mantdate, said Saturday after casting his ballot, that the opposition boycott of the poll won’t impact much on the outcome of the exercise. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Poll to elect new president Saturday (2014-06-19 12:50:28)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Amidst a boycott by the opposition, voters in Mauritania will go to the polls on Saturday to choose their next president to lead the country for the next five years. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Presidential election campaign begins (2014-06-06 11:37:30)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Campaigning for the 21 June presidential election in Mauritania officially began at midnight on Thursday marked by rallies held by the five contenders for the country’s highest office. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Woman gunning for Mauritanian presidency (2014-05-08 15:16:19)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mrs. Lalla Mariem Mint Moulaye Idriss has filed her candidature for the June 21 elections in a bid to become the next president of Mauritania. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Descendants of former slaves stage demo (2014-04-30 14:40:17)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Thousands of Mauritanians took to the streets of the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott late on Tuesday, demanding rights for the Haratines, descendants of former slaves. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian presidential poll set for 21 June  (2014-04-21 16:24:27)
APA- Nouakchott (Mauritania) The date for the presidential election in Mauritania has been set for June 21 with Saturday 5 July 2014, as the date for a runoff should the poll reach a second round, a statement from the presidency confirmed on Sunday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Witnessing a revolution in women’s health (2014-04-10 08:05:00)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Five years have gone by but Ougueye Mint Ely Haddad’s hell-on-earth experience with all its unpleasant details remains fresh on her mind. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Messaoud Boulkeir to contest Mauritanian presidency  (2014-03-20 17:36:21)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Messaoud Ould Boulkeir, the former Speaker of the Mauritanian National Assembly will run for the presidency during the May-June election, his All People’s Progressive party (APP) said. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  A fresh life for Ougueye (2014-03-10 09:15:00)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Ougueye was over the moon setting eyes on her husband for the first time following her return after her recovery. The UN Agency granted her a Ouguiya 50,000 (around $166) donation in May for her to start income generating activities. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania skirmish victim not gunned down - official  (2014-03-03 19:10:29)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) A young man who died during clashes between police and hundreds of demonstrators in Mauritania was not gunned down, a senior member of the government has claimed. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Sahel leaders form G5 to tackle challenges (2014-02-17 11:50:42)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The presidents of five Sahel countries, have set up an institutional platform dubbed ‘G5 of the Sahel’ at the end of a meeting on Monday in Nouakchott, Mauritania, sources said. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Italy donates €4m toward Mauritania food security (2014-02-03 22:14:33)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Italy has granted Mauritania €4 million intended for food security in the Sahelian country, APA can report from reliable sources. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania, Mali to set up power line (2014-01-12 21:05:05)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) The governments of Mauritania and Mali has agreed to set up a power line linking the two countries, a communiqué issued at the end of a state visit to Nouakchott by Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita disclosed. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Washington hails ‘peaceful’ elections in Mauritania (2013-12-24 11:32:03)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) – The United States of America has “congratulated the people of Mauritania for holding legislative and municipal polls in a peaceful environment,” the U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott said in a statement on Tuesday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania's ruling party wins legislative, municipal polls (2013-12-23 12:23:39)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) – Mauritania’s ruling ‘Union pour la Republique’ (UPR) has won 74 of the 147 of the country’s National Assembly seats, results published by the Electoral Commission (CENI) on indicate. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania opens camps for Syrian refugees (2013-12-16 19:59:29)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania on Monday opened a camp in the capital, Nouakchott to host Syrian refugees fleeing clashes in their country, sources told APA. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian President votes, slams polls boycotters (2013-11-23 17:29:00)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian Head of State, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has criticised political parties that boycotted parliamentary and municipal elections which started today in the country on Saturday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  President Abdelaziz returns to Mauritania (2012-11-25 10:36:24)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Large crowds greeted Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz at the airport in the capital Nouakchott upon his return to the country six weeks after leaving for France to receive medical treatment after he was accidentally shot. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
 
 
 
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