MAURITANIE | MAURITANIA

12-Jul-2019 to 20:22

Mauritania secures €12 million from France, EU

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Mauritania has secured a joint 12 million Euro grant from France and the European Union for sustainable development in the country’s rural areas, reports from Nouakchott said Friday.

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12-Jul-2019 to 13:10

Mauritania's blasphemy blogger repents

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — A Mauritanian blogger, who authored an article deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammed (Pbuh) in 2014 and sentenced to death has publicly repented.

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24-Jun-2019 to 12:15

Mauritania’s opposition rejects election results

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania’s opposition candidates in Saturday’s presidential election have refused to accept the provisional results announced on Monday by the National and Independent Electoral Commission (CENI), threatening a demonstration.

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14-Jun-2019 to 13:56

Mauritania condemns attack on Saudi airport

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The government of Mauritania, in a statement copied to APA on Friday, strongly condemned the attack on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, causing the injury of 26 civilians of different nationalities, including three women and two children.

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13-Jun-2019 to 15:54

Mauritanian presidential contender promises to recruit 6,000 teachers

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Mohamed Ould Cheikh Mohamed Ahmed Ghazouani, one of the candidate for the June 22 presidential election in Mauritania has promised to recruit 6,000 teachers and build 3,500 classrooms across the country if elected into office.

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07-Jun-2019 to 19:20

Presidential election campaign kicks off in Mauritania

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Election campaign for Mauritania's June 22 presidential election kicked off on Friday, June 7 at midnight, in accordance with the country’s election laws.

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22-May-2019 to 18:17

Illegal migrants arrested in northern Mauritania

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Nine illegal migrants from sub-Saharan African countries were arrested by the Mauritanian coast guards on Monday night off Nouadhibou, security sources revealed.

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