Maghreb Journalists Mark World Press Freedom Day
[Magharebia]Journalists in Mauritania and Tunisia commemorated World Press Freedom Day on Friday (May 3rd) under very different circumstances.
Musicians Promote Co-Existence
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Young European and Mauritanian musicians plan to hold a joint concert next Thursday (May 9th) to promote cross-cultural dialogue and peaceful co-existence. The "Europe Day" event is being sponsored by the EU delegation, the Spanish and German embassies, as well as the French Institute in Nouakchott.
Growing Gardens in the Desert Heat
[IFRC]It is hot and the midday sun scorches the sand.
[Daily Observer]We wish to commend The Gambia- Mauritania Joint Ministerial Task force that just wrapped-up a forum to explore the bilateral ties between the two countries. A close scrutiny of the relationship between the two countries would reveal that the factors that unite them as one nation are far greater than the geographical distance that separates them. History has it that Gambian legend, Kunta Kinteh's grandfather was a Mauritanian. Apart from this single historical fact, the two countries are bound by a number o
Mauritanian Foreign Minister Meets VP
[Daily Observer]The Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania Monday called on the vice president and minister of Women's Affairs, Her Excellency Aja Dr Isatou Njie-Saidy, at State House.
Gambia-Mauritania Ministerial Task Force Meeting Opens
[Daily Observer]The inaugural meeting of the Ministerial Task Force between the Government of The Gambia and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania is currently underway at the Kairaba Beach Hotel in Kololi.
Strengthening a Partnership for Development Between Red Crescent Society and Govt
[IFRC]Just hours after touching down in Mauritania on 24 April for his first visit to the west African country, President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Mr Taderatu KonoĆ© was sitting down to tea with the country's Minister of Social Affairs and Family, her Excellency, Aicha Vall Mint Michel.
League Leaders Hold Edge
[Magharebia]Rabat and Mohamed Foily in Nouakchott -Raja Casablanca held their spot atop the Botola ladder with 56 points after the Day 26 derby against city rivals Wydad on Sunday (April 28th).
Looking Beyond Emergency Response and Developing Resilience in Sahel Communities
[IFRC]Nouakchott -Tadateru KonoĆ©, the president of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), has undertaken his first mission to Mauritania where he witnessed first-hand the work the Mauritanian Red Crescent is doing to combat food insecurity in the region.
Nation, Mauritania Strengthen Ties
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Morocco and Mauritania agreed this week to partner for more than a dozen new social and economic projects, from vocational training to energy.
Locals Protest Violence Against Women
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Mauritania on April 21st named Irabiha Mint Abdel Weddoud as the first female head of the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH).
UNHCR Says Funding Urgently Needed to Continue Assisting Desperate, Displaced Malians
[UNHCR]This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 19 April 2013, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Mauritania to Join UN Force in Mali
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius made the announcement on Monday (April 15th) following his meeting with Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.
HM the King Offers Condolences to Mauritania President Over Death of His Brother
[MAP]Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI has sent a message of condolence to the Mauritanian President Mohammed Ould Abdelaziz, following the death of his brother, Ahmadou Ould Abdelaziz.