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    • European investor set to establish Rwanda football academy

      APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) and INEOS Europa AG on Wednesday sealed a partnership to establish a multi-million football academy in the East African country.

    • Botswana lifts hunting ban

      APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has lifted a contentious ban on trophy hunting, a senior official announced on Wednesday.

    • Senegal’s gold exports hit upward trajectory

      APA- Dakar (Senegal) By Massamba Sall — Senegal’s raw gold exports at the end of March 2019 increased by CFA15.149 billion (about $25.753 million) compared with the same period in 2018, according to data established by g...


    19-Mar-2019 to 20:20

    Mauritania: Int’l Cycling Tour of Sahel underway

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritanie) By Mohamed Moctar — The second edition of the International Cycling Tour of the Sahel, organized as part of marking National Sports Day in Mauritania, kicked off Tuesday in Nouakchott, APA can report.

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    18-Mar-2019 to 18:32

    Mauritania: Small-scale fishermen on strike

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The Association of Producers and Exporters of Traditional and Coastal Fisheries in Mauritania Monday began a strike to decry the harassment of its members.

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    15-Mar-2019 to 18:50

    Mauritania condemns New Zealand mosque carnage

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The Mauritanian government has issued a statement on Friday strongly condemning the attacks on two mosques in New Zealand, which claimed the lives of some fifty people and injured 20 others.

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    15-Mar-2019 to 18:19

    Mauritania: Defence minister resigns to pursue presidential ambition

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz made a slight ministerial reshuffle on Friday, marked by the departure of Defence Minister Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, the favourite candidate for the presidential election later this year, the Presidency said Friday in a statement.

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    19-Feb-2019 to 18:30

    Sahel demographic dividend workshop underway in Mauritania

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The proceedings of a regional workshop aimed at training national trainers on the demographic dividend programming guide are into their second day in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott on Tuesday.

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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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