MAURITANIE | MAURITANIA

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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11-Jan-2019 to 15:45

Mauritania institutes national day against discriminatory practices

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — A national day against discriminatory practices has been instituted in Mauritania and will be marked on 9 January each year, Justice minister, Dia Moctar Malal announced in a draft decree approved by a Council of Ministers’ meeting.

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09-Jan-2019 to 18:39

Mauritanian leader championing crusade against racism, extremism

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, has expressed his readiness to further work for the security, stability and unity of his country by protecting it against racism and extremism.

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07-Jan-2019 to 17:46

Mauritania: Opposition distances itself from planned ruling party demo

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The main opposition National Forum for Democracy and the Unity (FNDU) is distancing itself from a planned march on Wednesday by the ruling Union for the Republic (UPR) to condemn hate speech.

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07-Jan-2019 to 17:20

Mauritania: Striking private schools decry 'high' taxes

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Privately-owned schools in Mauritania began a strike on Monday to protest what they called high taxes levied on them by the Economy and Finance ministry, APA can reports in the first day of the resumption of the second semester year.

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03-Jan-2019 to 16:11

Mauritania: German tourist drowns off Nouadhibou coast

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) by Mohamed Moctar — A German tourist, who suffered a heart failure, died Tuesday aboard his small dinghy at sea off Nouadhibou (470 kilometers north of Nouakchott), APA learned Thursday from security sources.

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28-Dec-2018 to 13:32

Mauritania: State burns illegal goods worth $300,000+

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) by Mohamed Moctar — Illicit products worth 12 million ouguiya MRUs ($330,000) have been burnt near Rosso, a city located 200 km south of Nouakchott.

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