MAURITANIE | MAURITANIA

21-May-2019 to 13:30

Mauritania’s opposition expresses concerns over electoral process

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Electoral Alliance of the Democratic Opposition in Mauritania (AEOD), which includes four of the six candidates in the presidential election on 22 June, has accused the current regime of “continuing to systematically tampering with electoral process.”

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16-May-2019 to 14:10

UN envoy extols Mauritania’s national security

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania is an example to follow in terms of stability, in a region dealing with major security challenges, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for Africa and the Sahel region (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas said on Wednesday in Nouakchott.

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25-Apr-2019 to 21:01

Kuwait approves $10m for Mauritania projects

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania has received $ 10.5 million in global funding from Kuwait for development projects, the Mauritanian News Agency (AMI) reported on Thursday.

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17-Apr-2019 to 21:28

Mauritania’s presidential election set for June 22

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Mauritania goes to the polls to elect a new president on Saturday, June 22, 2019, according to a decree signed by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

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15-Apr-2019 to 21:03

Two die as Mauritania gold mine caves in

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Two Mauritanian gold panners were killed after the collapse of two artisanal gold mines in the Glieb N’dor area (far north of the country), medical sources in Zouerate, the town closest to the site of the accident said Monday.

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02-Apr-2019 to 21:22

Mauritania: High school teachers hold sit-in for improved wages

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Teachers affiliated to the Independent Union of Teachers of Secondary School in Mauritania on Tuesday organized a sit-in near the gate of the ministry of National Education and Vocational Training in Nouakchott to press for higher wages, APA can report from the scene.

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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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