MAURITANIE | MAURITANIA

20-Dec-2019 to 13:08

Mauritania: Ex-president warns against Party-State temptation

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania's former president, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, has warned the ruling Union For the Republic against the temptation to establish itself as a Party-State, saying that such a move would be a threat to democracy in Mauritanian.

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18-Dec-2019 to 17:05

Mauritanian employers vow to create 6,000 jobs in 2020

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian National Employers’ Union has committed itself to creating 6,000 jobs for young people by the end of the first half of 2020.

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13-Dec-2019 to 13:02

Mauritania receives $22.8m under IMF credit facility

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announces in a statement that it has granted Mauritania $ 22.8 million under the extended credit facility agreement.

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05-Dec-2019 to 12:17

Mauritania: Over 50 migrants die in shipwreck

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — At least, fifty-eight migrants died Wednesday after their makeshift boat capsized in Mauritanian waters, the Interior Ministry said in a statement copied to APA on Thursday.

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03-Dec-2019 to 15:57

Mauritania's archaeological sites listed as ISESCO Heritage

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Five new Mauritanian archaeological sites have been added to the heritage list of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), APA learned Tuesday from the Mauritanian Ministry of Culture.

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29-Nov-2019 to 14:14

Mauritania: President, predecessor drift apart

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania’s 59th year of independence which fell on November 28 was heavily overshadowed by signs of a rift between current President Mohamed Ould Cheikh Ghazouani and his predecessor Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz.

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28-Nov-2019 to 21:24

Mauritanian leader unveils $527m in war chest against poverty

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania's new president Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani, in an address to the nation on the occasion of the 59th anniversary of the country’s independence on Thursday, announced the creation of a team to implement programmes and projects to combat poverty and insecurity with a budget of $527 million.

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