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Wednesday, 07-01-15, 11:10Chan - Mauritania Completes Double Over Leone Stars[Concord] Mauritania booked their place to the next round of the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers, thanks to a 2-0 victory over Sierra Leone in Nouakchott in the second leg tie of their preliminary round. read more...
Sunday, 06-28-15, 11:49Mauritania Complete Double Over Sierra Leone[CAF] Mauritania beat Sierra Leone 2-0 on Saturday in Nouakchott to complete a double and advance to the first round of the Africans Nations Championship (CHAN) Rwanda 2016 qualifiers. read more...
Thursday, 06-25-15, 13:24Days of Hope[Al Jazeera] Every year, thousands of Africans leave their families behind and risk everything in the hope of making it to Europe for a better life. In 2014, more than 170,000 migrants made the perilous trip by boat, of which thousands of men, women and children died. Ditte Haarlov Johnsen's documentary, Days of Hope, moves between Mauritania, the starting point of the often fatal journey to Europe, to Italy's detention centres where illegal boat refugees seek asylum, to the streets of Copenhagen, where reality hit read more...
Tuesday, 06-23-15, 11:05Establishment of a Mauritanian-Sahrawi Parliamentary Friendship Group[SPS] Nouakchott -The parliamentary group of friendship with the Saharawi people has just been established within the Mauritanian National Assembly by Decree No. 45 of June 11 2015, consists of an Bureau of 6 members and a general assembly. read more...
Friday, 06-19-15, 15:13Photo Feature - Mali Refugees Find Common Ground in a Foreign Market[IRIN] Nouakchott -More than 50,000 Malians have taken refuge across the border at the M'berra camp in southeastern Mauritania since fighting broke out in northern Mali in 2012. read more...
Friday, 06-19-15, 10:22Home-Based Squad Departs for Mauritania[Concord] The Sierra Leone national home-based squad on Wednesday departed Freetown for Nouakchott, Mauritania via Conakry for their first leg encounter in the home-based Africa Cup of Nations (CHAN) qualifiers. read more...
Friday, 06-05-15, 9:06IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Mauritania[IMF] End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board. This mission will not result in a Board discussion. read more...
Friday, 06-05-15, 8:25Mauritian Firm to Boost Financial Services in Africa[Daily News] AFB, a financial services company providing innovative consumer and SME financial products, has signed a US$20m investment deal with GEMCORP, an investment management firm with emerging markets focus. read more...
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 12:02Food Worries Worsen[IRIN] Nouakchott -As the food security situation in Mauritania continues to deteriorate, aid workers say the next few months could be among the most difficult in years, particularly for those living in the southern and eastern parts of the country. read more...
Friday, 05-22-15, 9:02The Growth of Militant Islamism - Should Western Allies Worry?[African Arguments] The Islamic Republic of Mauritania routinely portrays itself as a committed ally in the fight against Islamic extremism in the Sahel. read more...

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