MAURITANIE | MAURITANIA

06-Nov-2019 to 15:10

Mauritania: OHCHR hails rapist conviction

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has described the conviction of a rapist in Mauritania as “encouraging,” considering the local context, a statement released Wednesday in Nouakchott said.

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25-Oct-2019 to 21:11

Mauritania rights observatory denounces police repression of students

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania’s observatory for human rights on Friday denounced what it called the repression of students and called for an inquiry into their alleged torture by the police after two days of demonstrations.

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23-Oct-2019 to 21:22

Sahel security deterioration worrisome - Mauritanian general

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Chief of General Staff of the Mauritanian Armed Forces, Major General Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed Lemine Elemine Wednesday warned that a further deterioration of the security situation in the Sahel is worrisome.

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21-Oct-2019 to 17:43

Nouakchott, Luanda ink fisheries partnership

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania and Angola have launched a new chapter of cooperation and partnership with the signing in Nouakchott of a memorandum in fisheries, said an official source on Monday.

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18-Oct-2019 to 15:06

Mauritania to implement Terrorist Financing legislation

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The law punishing terrorist financing and money laundering, adopted last February, will soon be applied in Mauritania, according to Justice Minister Haimoud Ramdan, after a decree was approved to this effect by the cabinet in Nouakchott on Thursday.

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15-Oct-2019 to 18:17

Factors behind Mauritania’s smooth power transfer

By Abdallah Bah — About two months ago, Mauritanians voted in retired General Mohamed Ould Cheikh Ghazouani following a presidential election in which the opposition deployed heavily against a man of military tradition.

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14-Oct-2019 to 17:57

Mauritania: 582 mothers, newborns die for every 100,000 live births

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Some 582 deaths among mothers and newborns are recorded for every 100,000 live births in Mauritania, Health Minister Mohamed Nedhirou Hamed said in Nouakchott on Monday.

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