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  World Bank donates over $19m to Mauritania (2016-04-14 20:01:56)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The World Bank has granted Mauritania a donation of more than $19 million to fund a number of projects, according to the country’s Economy and Finance Ministry. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian leader begins Egypt visit (2016-04-02 15:49:39)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, on Saturday began a “goodwill and working visit” to Egypt, an official source has announced in the capital Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Canadian firm to extend Mauritania gold mine (2016-03-30 18:18:48)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Canadian gold mining firm, Kinross Gold has announced it will proceed with the completion of Phase 1 of the expansion of the Tasiast mine in Mauritania, northwest of Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania gets $52m Arab Monetary Fund loan  (2016-03-26 14:12:32)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) has granted Mauritania a loan of 12.34 million dinars ($52 million), to help the West African country deal with the fall of revenue stemming from falling commodity exports. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Sunni scholars to discuss fight against terrorism (2016-03-23 17:00:11)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Several scholars from various countries are attending an international conference on Sunni role in the fight against terrorism and extremism, which kicked off Wednesday in Nouakchott, Mauritania. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Four Mauritanian soldiers die in road accident  (2016-03-11 19:31:38)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Four Mauritanian soldiers were killed and 17 others injured in a road accident near the town of Magta Lahjar, some 360 kilometers south-east of Nouakchott on Friday, sources in the capital revealed. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian waters hold 700 fish species, more (2016-02-17 17:51:24)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian waters abound with some 700 fish varieties with 200 of them holding significant commercial value, according to Fisheries and Maritime Economy minister, Nany Ould Chrougha. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Interior minister on recent drug seizure  (2016-02-06 14:57:37)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian Interior minister Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah has reacted to the recent spectacular drug seizure in the country. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Guinea extradites escaped Mauritanian Salafist sentenced to death  (2016-01-21 12:03:37)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian Salafist, Sheikh Ould Salek, who was sentenced to death but managed to escape from the civil prison in Nouakchott about 20 days ago, was extradited Wednesday by the Guinean authorities who arrested him the day before, according to a security source in the Mauritanian capital. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Minister estimates Mauritanian iron deposits at 1.5b tons  (2016-01-05 20:30:05)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian Minister of Oil, Energy and Mines, Ahmed Salem Ould El Bechir has revealed that his country owns deposits of iron ore estimated at 1.5 billion tons. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Son of Mauritanian president killed in road accident (2015-12-22 19:58:37)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The younger son of Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz died Tuesday in a traffic accident, 800 km east of Nouakchott, reliable sources told APA. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania sets up three courts specialized in slavery cases (2015-12-11 14:47:45)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian government on Thursday passed a bill to establish three criminal chambers in charge of looking into slavery cases, Mauritania minister of justice Ould Daddah Brahim said Friday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania inaugurates 180 mw power plant (2015-11-24 21:04:21)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on Tuesday inaugurated a 180 megawatt power plant in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania gets its first 5-star-hotel  (2015-11-24 10:34:16)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – The Mauritian authorities on Monday commissioned the country’s first 5-star-hotel in Nouakchott, APA reports from the capital. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania to launch soil occupancy mapping  (2015-11-13 22:52:00)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania’s Environment and Sustainable Development Minister, Amedi Camara has explained the workings of his country’s so-called Soil Occupancy Mapping, which was the subject of a paper he delivered to the Council of Ministers on Thursday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania's economy gains 8 points in Doing Business Report 2016 (2015-10-29 14:03:07)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) - Mauritania has moved from the 176 to the 168 position in world rankings, according to the World Bank Doing Business 2016 Report on reforms improving the business climate, the Mauritanian Minister of Finance, Moktar Ould Diay said on Wednesday in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania, Egypt to run farm near River Senegal (2015-10-23 16:41:29)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Nouakchott and Cairo are on the verge of signing a memorandum of cooperation for the running of a pilot farm in southern Mauritania, near the River Senegal, the Egyptian ambassador, Ahmed Fadel Yaacoob announced on Thursday. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania okays bills on navigating Senegal River  (2015-10-10 15:28:04)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian government approved on Friday two draft bills relating to navigation and transportation on the Senegal River, according to a statement issued after a cabinet meeting. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania sends 240 troops to Ivory Coast (2015-09-10 18:45:11)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania has sent 240 troops to Ivory Coast in an effort to main peace in the West African country, APA learnt here on Thursday from a reliable source. ... 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 detains journalists after president’s son lodge complain  (2016-04-08 20:27:29)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritanian police have arrested two local journalists, Jedna Deide and Babacar Baye Ndiaye, respectively directors of the Mauriweb and Cridem online information sites, security sources said on Friday in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Tunisian leader’s emissary meets Mauritanian President (2016-03-31 18:17:14)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Tunisia’s Foreign Affairs minister, Khemaies Jhinaoui has met with Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz in Nouakchott on Thursday carrying a special missive from his country's leader, APA can report. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Minister's death: Mauritania in three-day national mourning  (2016-03-27 15:45:21)
APA Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Mauritanian presidency on Sunday announced the beginning of three days of national mourning following the death of Equipment and Transport minister, Mohamed Ould Khouna. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Nigerian bourse set to host African financial markets seminar  (2016-03-23 19:53:11)
APA – Lagos (Nigeria) The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), in conjunction with the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA), is set to host the 5th Building African Financial Markets (BAFM) seminar from Thursday 28th to Friday 29th of April, 2016 and ASEA Exco (Board) meeting on April 30th. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania burns large drugs stockpiles  (2016-03-20 13:44:16)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The authorities in Mauritania on Saturday incinerated some 250 kilograms of all categories of drugs, including 921 cans and bottles of wine and other illicit psychotropic substances, reliable sources in Nouakchott said. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  UN Secretary General starts visit to Mauritania  (2016-03-04 13:32:57)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) - The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon arrived in Nouakchott, the Mauritanian capital, on Thursday for a two-day visit, APA learns from reliable sources in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Donors urged to help Malian refugees in Mauritania (2016-02-11 19:50:14)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WFP), and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), have called on future donors to rescue Malian refugees in Mauritania. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania to host Int’l Transparency Conference Wednesday (2016-02-02 22:06:39)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The founding president of Transparency International Initiative, Dr. Peter Eigen said the International Conference on transparency will be held on Wednesday, February 3 in the Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania condemns Saudi embassy attack in Tehran  (2016-01-05 20:38:34)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Mauritania has condemned the attack of the Saudi Arabian embassy in Tehran by Iranian protesters after a Saudi Shiite cleric who was a captious critic of Riyad was executed at the weekend, in application of a death penalty against him for terrorism. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Malian president condoles with Mauritanian counterpart (2015-12-23 15:03:27)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita arrived in Nouakchott on Tuesday evening to offer condolences to his Mauritanian counterpart, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz who lost his youngest son, Ahmed, in a road accident, APA noted in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Morocco’s foreign affairs minister received in Nouakchott (2015-12-13 11:34:45)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Morocco’s foreign affairs and cooperation minister, Salaheddine Mezouar was received Saturday evening in Nouakchott by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania, APA can report. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania to celebrate independence anniversary outside the capital (2015-11-25 10:40:50)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The 55th anniversary of Mauritania’s independence on 28 November will be celebrated this year outside of Nouakchott, the capital, for the first time in the history of the country. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania commissions 30MW wind energy plant (2015-11-24 14:57:34)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – The Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on Tuesday presided over the commissioning of a 30-megawatts wind power plant erected in Nouakchott, the capital. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Germany donates €17m toward fisheries, education, environment (2015-11-17 19:37:49)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) Germany has granted Mauritania €17 million for project management in the fields of fisheries monitoring, technical education and vocational training and biodiversity, APA can report in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritanian capital hosts preparatory meeting of IOM review (2015-11-03 12:17:29)
APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) - The Inter-ministerial Committee in charge of providing guidance and monitoring to the preparation of the review required by the International Maritime 0rganization (IMO) began its session Monday in Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Anti-human trafficking action plan to be validated (2015-10-26 18:35:21)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Commission for Human Rights and Humanitarian Action in Mauritania on Monday opened a seminar to validate a draft action plan for tackling human trafficking, APA can report from Nouakchott. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Mauritania: Opposition demands guarantees before talks (2015-10-21 17:43:11)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The leader of the democratic opposition in Mauritania, El Hacen Ould Ahmed has demanded from the government “real guarantees” convincing all parties of its sincerity before proposed talks. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  Rift Valley Fever kills four in Mauritania - Health minister (2015-10-06 18:09:44)
APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) The Rift Valley Fever (FVR) has claimed four lives in Mauritania since September 14, the Mauritanian Health Minister, Ould Ahmedou Ould Hademine Jelvoune said. ... Add to cart - Add and View cart - Subscribe
 
 
  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
 
 
 
 
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