MAURITANIE | MAURITANIA

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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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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