MAURITANIE | MAURITANIA

26-Nov-2019 to 14:17

Mauritanian court sentences three people over slavery

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Three Mauritanians have been sentenced in absentia to prison terms ranging from 10 to 15 years for the practice of slavery, according to a judicial source in Nouakchott.

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22-Nov-2019 to 17:56

Ecowas partnership: Nouakchott makes important strides-minister

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Important strides have been made in a partnership agreement with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), according to Mauritanian Trade and Tourism Minister Sid’Ahmed Ould Mohamed.

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15-Nov-2019 to 14:40

Bushfires cost Mauritania over $160m a year - Minister

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Bushfires in Mauritania ravage some 300,000 hectares of pasture per year, corresponding to financial losses amounting to $166 million, the Minister of Environment and Rural Development revealed.

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14-Nov-2019 to 18:16

Health reforms catch on with Mauritanian public

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The reforms announced by Mauritania's new Health minister, Mohamed Nedhirou Hamed is already gathering a huge momentum of solidarity among the population, APA can report in Nouakchott on Thursday.

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12-Nov-2019 to 22:37

Mauritania cracks down on twenty private clinics

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — About 20 private clinics in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott have been closed by the authorities for illicit activity, Health ministry sources told APA.

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08-Nov-2019 to 15:37

Mauritania: Ammunition nabbed by Senegal 'not for militia'

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian government has denied rumors suggesting that armed groups could be the recipients of ammunition that unidentified individuals were trying to smuggle into the country through Senegal.

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07-Nov-2019 to 10:59

Higher education: Mauritania lifts restriction on varsity registration

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian government has lifted restrictions imposed on universities for the registration of students, which triggered protests and a crackdown by the police.

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