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    15-Feb-2019 to 15:48

    Mauritania to build irrigation pumping station on Senegal River

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The Mauritanian Minister of Rural Development, Lemina Mint Elghotob has announced that her office plans to build a pumping station on the Senegal River for an irrigation scheme that would cover 65,000 hectares of cultivable land.

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    06-Feb-2019 to 15:51

    Nouakchott varsity gets €400,000 from France

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The Al Aasriya University of Nouakchott has received a financial grant of €400,000 from France for a pilot project to support the structuring of research within the institution.

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    05-Feb-2019 to 21:43

    Mauritania: Seven gold diggers killed in road accident

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Seven Mauritanian gold diggers were killed last night in a road accident in the north of the country, security and medical sources in Zouerate, more than 600 kilometers north of Nouakchott confirmed.

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    05-Feb-2019 to 17:10

    Mauritania: Private schools demand tax payment facilities

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Private schools in Mauritania on Tuesday demanded a “consensual and applicable” formula that grants them facilities to pay their taxes, required by the taxman under penalty of closure.

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    01-Feb-2019 to 12:16

    China, Mauritania to institutionalize an investment day

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) by Mohamed Moctar — A day of investment between Mauritanian and Chinese businesspeople was announced Thursday in Nouakchott, after a meeting between the president of the Mauritanian Association of Employers, Mohamed Zein El Abidine Ould Sheikh Ahmed, and the ambassador of China to Mauritania, Zhang Jiango.

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    30-Jan-2019 to 18:46

    Mauritel workers on indefinite strike

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Workers of the Morocco-Mauritanian telecommunications company (Mauritel), the largest telephone operator in the country, began an indefinite strike, union sources in the company said Wednesday.

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    29-Jan-2019 to 13:41

    Mauritania: Defence Minister to run for President

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) by Mohamed Moctar — The Minister of Defence in Mauritania, Mohamed Ould Cheikh Mohamed Ahmed Ould El Ghazouani, is the ruling majority’s candidate for the 2019 presidential election, government spokesman Sidi Mohamed Ould Maham announced Tuesday on Twitter.

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