In Mauritania, doctors compete with
Al-ArabiyaIn Mauritania, doctors compete with sorcerers for patientsAl-ArabiyaNouakchott - In the heart of the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott a street is filled with sorcerers and fortune tellers who make a living by claiming they can heal the sick, chase away bad luck and bring good fortune. Dubbed the “collective clinic street ...
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 1:21 pm
Fears Madeleine McCann was 'snatched for
Telegraph.co.ukFears Madeleine McCann was 'snatched for rich family' after reports of Morocco sightingsTelegraph.co.ukGangs in Mauritania, West Africa, are known to sell youngsters to wealthy Middle Eastern families. Colin Sutton, a former Scotland Yard detective, told the Mirror: “The Mauritania line is certainly a possibility and needs to be looked at. “If someone ...Fears Madeleine McCann was 'trafficked into Africa by slave traders' as it emerges 'identical' girl spotted in ...Scottish Daily RecordMadeleine McCann sold to wealthy buyer from Middle East says ex-copDaily StarMadeleine McCann may have been kidnapped by slave traders and sold, claims ex-Scotland Yard detectiveThe IndependentExpress.co.uk -Daily Mail -The Sun -Mirror.co.ukall 118 news articles »
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 10:33 pm
Discovering the Hidden Treasures of
Discovering the Hidden Treasures of Mauritania's Deadly Sahara DesertSeekerMauritania contains one of the longest and and most dangerous train rides in the world. Used to transport iron ore from central Mauritania to the coast, the 437-mile journey is free for those who are willing to brave the hot desert winds and piercing ...
Posted on 19 April 2017 | 9:57 am
FRANCE/MAURITANIA : How Paris managed to
FRANCE/MAURITANIA : How Paris managed to make amends with AzizAfrica Intelligence (subscription)President Francois Hollande invited his Mauritanian counterpart, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, to the Elysee palace in April 12 to renew contact with a country quietly irritated by France in the region. The following is a report on efforts to defuse tension ...
Posted on 18 April 2017 | 8:35 pm
Mauritania Key Message Update, April 2017 -
Mauritania Key Message Update, April 2017ReliefWebWith the exception of the west of the agropastoral zone (south Aleg, Magta Lahjar, Moudjeria, Monguel, M'Bout, and the west of Kankossa) off-season production is slightly below that of an average year. Although off-season production did not cover the ...
Posted on 14 April 2017 | 11:38 pm
Mauritania's President Receives Prince
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Mauritania's President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, received at his guest residence in Riyadh today Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Ministe...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 11:15 pm
Mauritania's President Receives Saudi
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Mauritania's President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, received at his guest residence in Riyadh today Saudi Minister of Labor Eng. Adel bin Mohammed Fakih....
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 11:13 pm
Mauritania's President Receives Minister
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz received here today Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, Minister of Finance.During the meeting, they re...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 10:41 pm
Mauritania's President arrives in Riyadh
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) President Mohammed Ould Abdulaziz of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania arrived in Riyadh today on an official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Th...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:20 am
Unions end strike at Mauritania state iron
Workers at Mauritania's state iron ore mining company SNIM have ended a two-month strike after reaching a deal with management on salaries, a union negotiator said on Friday. After four days of negotiations mediated by the mayor of the northeastern mining hub of Zouerate, where SNIM's mine is based, a four-point deal was reached, including the lifting of all sanctions against the 400 workers who ...
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 7:31 am
Meet the French troops hunting jihadists in
Three thousand French soldiers have been deployed across five African countries: Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Chad. Their mission is clear: stop the terrorists. But carrying it out is a difficult and dangerous task.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:50 am
Bafana defender robbed of R50k
SoccerLaduma reported that the defender - who has been called up to the national side for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritania - was robbed by three gun-toting robbers in the parking area of his Johannesburg residence.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:06 am
Bright sun, bright future: Can Africa unlock
In late April, Mauritania launched what's described as Africa's biggest solar PV plant so far, a 15 MW facility that is designed to account for 10% of the country's energy capacity, according to its developers. In early May, Morocco began the first phase ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:27 pm
SuperSport captain Phala: Bafana snub a
SuperSport United captain Thuso Phala says he received a wake-up call after being left out of the Bafana Bafana squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritania. The pacey winger was part of the group that played to a goalless draw at ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:28 pm
Antislavery movement in Mauritania suffers
Despite a tough law against slavery passed in 2007 allowing slaveholders to be prosecuted, those who protest the practice may still wind up in jail, in some cases for years. This month, three activists, arrested at an antislavery demonstration, had their ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:03 am
Canadian convicted of terror ties in
A young Canadian man who headed to North Africa to study the Quran is now serving two years in a Mauritanian prison after authorities say he was recruited to train at an al-Qaida camp in northern Mali, an official said Thursday.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 1:04 pm
Website close to al-Qaida claims hostage
A French hostage was executed by al-Qaida's North African branch in retaliation for France's military intervention in northern Mali, according to an announcement in a Mauritanian-based website, which is frequently used by the Islamic extremist gro
Posted on 19 March 2013 | 10:44 pm
Website in Mauritania says French hostage
A Mauritanian-based website says that al-Qaida's North African branch has executed a French hostage in retaliation for France's military intervention in northern Mali.
Posted on 19 March 2013 | 5:40 pm
Mauritanian president returns to France
Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz left Nouachott Friday, saying he was going back to France for "planned medical tests," less than a week after returning to Mauritania from Paris.
Posted on 24 November 2012 | 2:00 pm
Mauritanian president still convalescing in
Lawmakers in Mauritania's parliament are demanding answers regarding the health of the country's leader, one month after President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was evacuated to France for medical treatment after accidentally being shot by his own guard
Posted on 13 November 2012 | 4:51 pm