MAURITANIE | MAURITANIA

16-Apr-2020 to 16:24

Covid-19 becomes G5-Sahel public enemy number one

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Foreign Affairs Ministers of the G5-Sahel countries (Mauritania, Niger, Chad, Burkina Faso, and Mali) now consider the coronavirus as their public enemy number one, said the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Mauritanians Living Abroad, Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed.

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08-Apr-2020 to 21:03

Mauritania stockpiling 20,000 tonnes of fish amid Covid-19 uncertainty

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian Ministry of Fisheries has decided to build a stock of up to 20,000 tonnes of fish intended exclusively for local consumption, according to Permanent Secretary, El Alya Mint Menkouss.

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27-Mar-2020 to 10:24

Mauritania breaks with precedent, suspends Friday prayer

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania had suspended Friday prayer in an effort to avoid rallies and prevent the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19), the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Original Education said.

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18-Mar-2020 to 20:07

Mauritania records second Covid-19 case

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritanian Health Minister Mohamed Nedhirou Hamed confirmed Wednesday in Nouakchott the country's first second coronavirus case.

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26-Feb-2020 to 11:01

Mauritanian G5 Sahel battalion gets boost with EU vehicles

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The European Union (EU) on Tuesday in Nouakchott, donated seven light unarmed armored vehicles to the Mauritanian battalion of the G5 Sahel joint force, an official source told APA.

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13-Feb-2020 to 22:04

Mauritania to host US military exercise

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — United States Assistant Secretary of State for Political Affairs, David Hill, has announced in Nouakchott that the US military exercise Flintlock will take place next week in Mauritania.

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12-Feb-2020 to 17:16

Fifth Arab Poetry Festival opens in Mauritanian capital

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The 5th edition of the Nouakchott Festival for Arab Poetry kicked off Tuesday at the initiative of the House of Arab Poetry, with the assistance of the Emirate of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.

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