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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...


    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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    18-Jan-2019 to 10:24

    Mauritania: Opposition agree on principles ahead of election

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian opposition reached Thursday in Nouakchott an agreement on principles, ahead of the presidential elections later this year.

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    15-Jan-2019 to 21:55

    Mauritania: President Aziz reiterates promise not to seek 3rd term

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz reminded, once again, in a statement seen Tuesday by APA, his decision not to change the Constitution in order to remain in power.

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