Thirty Nations Cut 'Multidimensional' Poverty in 'Runaway Success'
[allAfrica] According to a new analysis from the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative at the University of Oxford, 30 of 35 sub-Saharan African countries analysed for changes to poverty levels over time reduced multidimensional poverty significantly.
Mauritania-Cameroon Match - the Ultimate Hurdle
[Cameroon Tribune] The Indomitable lions of Cameroon will today face Mauritania in a crucial encounter counting for the last but one playing day of the qualifiers for the 2017 Africa Cup f nations to take place in Gabon next year. The encounter is even more important because in case of victory, the Cameroon will automatically qualify for the continental football jamboree even before the last day of play on September 2nd when they play host to Gambia in Yaounde.
Syrians Travel Visa-Free to Mauritania
[IRIN] Nouakchott -After Algeria started requiring visas for Syrians last year, Mauritania became the only country in North Africa that offered visa-free travel for Syrians. They flew into Nouakchott, the capital, from Turkey or Lebanon.
Airtel Group's Emtel Mauritius Selects Tecnotree to Enhance Its Digital Strategy
[CIO] Tecnotree announced that it has been selected by mobile network operator EMTEL Mauritius (part of Airtel group), to expand its call completion and MDX platform - enabling the rapid roll out of new messaging and voice services for its subscribers.
Court Rulings End Slavery?
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -A week in which two slave-owners were jailed and two leading anti-slavery activists were released from prison in Mauritania could mark a turning point in the West African nation's fight to eliminate the practice, campaigners said on Wednesday.