MAURITANIE | MAURITANIA

22-Jan-2020 to 12:23

Mauritania: African ulemas faced with extremism

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Dozens of members of Union of African Muslims Scholars or ulemas take part in a conference that kicked off Tuesday in Nouakchott, on the importance of tolerance and moderation in the behavior of Muslims.

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15-Jan-2020 to 17:44

UK-Africa Summit: Strengthening partnership with Mauritania

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — As African nations gear up for the United Kingdom-Africa Summit due on 20 January in London, Mauritania is poised to use this opportunity to strengthen partnership with the kingdom in various spheres of human endeavour.

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13-Jan-2020 to 11:51

Mauritania to give opinion on Libya crisis in Brazzaville

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani is invited to participate in the summit of the member countries of the High Level Committee on the Libya Crisis, Congolese FA Minister Jean Claude Gakosso announced Sunday in Nouakchott.

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06-Jan-2020 to 19:51

Medical evacuations made free in Mauritania

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania's Health ministry has decided that all evacuations of patients within the country are now free of charge and their costs are covered by the department, according to an internal memo seen by APA on Monday .

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03-Jan-2020 to 13:59

Mauritania: Telecom regulator imposes $3.6m fine on mobile operators

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority in Mauritania (ARE) has imposed heavy fines on the three mobile operators in the country as sanctions for breached their obligations.

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30-Dec-2019 to 14:09

Mauritania's ruling party leaves ex-president out in the cold

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania's ruling Congress of the Union for the Republic (UPR) has set up a new body entrusted to the close allies of current President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani, a new strategy aimed at running aground the ambitions of former President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

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24-Dec-2019 to 11:55

Activist urges UN Mauritania slavery probe

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The President of the Initiative for the Revival of Abolitionism in Mauritania (IRA), Biram Dah Abeid, has called on the UN to open an investigation into practices of slavery in his country, on the grounds that his fellow judges are doing nothing to tackle it.

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