MAURITANIE | MAURITANIA

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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14-Jan-2019 to 14:07

Mauritania: Opposition against move to amend constitution

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) by Mohamed Moctar — Mauritanian opposition parliamentarians are against attempts by their colleagues in the majority camp to amend the country’s constitution, to legitimize a third term for President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

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