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2014-10-29 Comesa-EAC-SADC Tripartite FTA to Be Launched Mid-December 2014
[Government of Mauritius]The COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area (FTA) would be launched during the Tripartite Summit of Heads of State and Government in mid-December 2014, in Egypt, taking into account the fact that the majority of the Tripartite Member/Partner States have made ambitious tariff offers and were agreed on Rules of Origin to be applied in the interim whilst further work continues on product specific Rules of Origin.

2014-10-29 Algerian, Mauritanian Customs Sign Cooperation Document
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Algerian and Mauritanian customs signed Wednesday in Algiers, a report on cooperation to strengthen their partnership both in the fight against smuggling and transnational organized crime and the exchange of information and training.

2014-10-29 Tourism - Open-Air Photo Exhibition to Promote Mauritius in Moscow
[Government of Mauritius]The Office of the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority based in Russia, in cooperation with the travel magazine "National Geographic Traveller" and the famous Russian photograph Kirill Umrikhin, is currently hosting an open-air photo exhibition in Moscow on the theme "Mauritius - Ocean of Colours".

2014-10-29 2nd Edition of Mrc Post Graduate Conference to Kick Off This Week
[Government of Mauritius]GIS - 28 October 2014: The second edition of the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) Post Graduate Conference 2014 will kick off on 30 October at the headquarters of the institution in Ebène. The objective of the two-day event is to provide a platform to MPhil/PhD students to present their respective progress regarding their research studies.

2014-10-29 180th Anniversary of the Arrival of Indentured Labourers to Be Marked in a Special Way
[Government of Mauritius]The commemoration of the 180th Anniversary of the Arrival of Indentured Labourers in Mauritius will be marked in a special way and celebrated with due honour, consideration and respect, with some 21 activities spanned from 28 October to 5 November 2014.

2014-10-28 Algerian, Mauritanian Customs Discuss Fight Against Smuggling
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The Algerian and Mauritanian customs are to discuss the means to be set up, by both countries, for fighting against smuggling and the cross-border crime, said Monday the General Manager of Customs Mohamed Abdou Bouderbala.

2014-10-26 Mauritania Shuts Border With Mali Over Ebola
[Deutsche Welle]Mauritania has closed its border with Mali after the country reported its first Ebola death near the frontier shared by the two countries. The WHO says more than 10,000 people have now been infected with the virus.

2014-10-27 UN Day - the Ideals of the UN Are Timeless, Says Minister Boolell
[Government of Mauritius]'The ideals of the United Nations (UN) are timeless and if implemented in totality in a reformed structure that is equipped to deal with modern day realities and paradoxes, the UN stands in the supreme position to ensure peace and security in the world, primarily because the UN is driven by the will of its Member States', the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Dr Arvin Boolell, said on 24 October 2014 in Port Louis.

2014-10-22 Algeria Arrests Mauritanian Terrorist
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -The Algerian army last week arrested a Mauritanian member of a terror group behind a string of killings in Tunisia.

2014-10-21 Mauritania Attracts Foreign Investor Interest
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Some 2,000 participants from 100 companies representing over 20 countries gathered last week in Mauritania to learn more about investment opportunities in the country's oil and mining sectors.

2014-10-20 Mauritania, Morocco Bolster Security Ties
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Morocco and Mauritania agreed to strengthen their security co-operation against terrorism, AFP quoted the Moroccan interior minister as saying Wednesday (October 15th).

2014-10-16 Mauritania Uncovers Isis Cell
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Mauritanian security forces on Sunday (October 12th) arrested four terror suspects in the mining city of Zouérate.

2014-10-13 Presidents Sall, Vaz, & Aziz Attend 20th Revolution Anniversary
[Daily Observer]The presidents of the Republics of Senegal, Guinea Bissau and Mauritania, Their Excellencies Macky Sall, Jose Mario Vaz and Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz were the three heads of state that attended the 20th anniversary of the July 22nd Revolution.

2014-10-03 Mauritian Investor Snaps Up IDC Stake
[The Herald]A MAURITIAN registered investor, with a balance sheet valued at $40 billion, has snapped up 16 percent of Industrial Development Corporation's stake in Chitungwiza-based cooking oil processor Surface Investments.

2014-10-02 Mauritanian President Visits France
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz and his French counterpart François Hollande met Monday (September 29th) in Paris.

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