Tag: Nouadhibou

Mauritania: Dakar bans for second time Biram Dah Abeid-led conference on human rights abuses, racism

October 6, 2017

Mauritanian activist Biram Dah Abeid Wednesday was forced to abort conference on human rights abuses and racism in his country after receiving instructions from Senegalese ... Read More

Mauritania: President Debunks Claims He Fled the Country

August 3, 2017

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has made an appearance at a rally to prove his presence in the country after reports pointed out that ... Read More

Mauritania: Anti-Slavery Activist to Return Home after 8-Month International Campaign

January 14, 2017

Birame ould Dah ould Abeïd, leader of the anti-slavery movement IRA (Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement) has announced his comeback to Mauritania ... Read More

Mauritania: Parents of Blogger Condemned to Death Seek Asylum in France

December 17, 2016

The parents of Cheikh Ould Mohamed Ould Mkheitir, a Mauritanian blogger condemned to death for apostasy, have filed asylum application in French embassy in Senegal ... Read More

Mauritania: One Ton of Cocaine Seized at Nouadhibou Port

August 9, 2016

A coordinated network assault by state security forces on Sunday led to the seizure of one ton of cocaine at Nouadhibou sea port, reports say. ... Read More

Mauritania: Court Upholds Death Penalty against Blogger, Final Decision Lies with Supreme Court

April 22, 2016

A Mauritanian court Thursday confirmed death penalty against the 33-year old blogger sentenced to death one year ago after publishing an alleged blasphemous article on ... Read More

Mauritania: Islamic Corporation for Development partners Nouadhibou Free Zone Agency

April 29, 2014

Authorities of Nouadhibou’s Free Zone Agency and those of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) have inked a Memorandum of ... Read More

Mauritania : A New Investment Hub for Arab FDI?

January 29, 2014

About 500 entrepreneurs from the Gulf States, the Maghreb, Europe, and Mauritania, as well as officers of a number of different international organizations, attended the ... Read More

Mauritania & Morocco Boost Partnership

April 25, 2013

Mauritania and its northern neighbor, Morocco, have inked several cooperation agreements meant to give a new momentum to their partnership in various sectors of common ... Read More

Mauritania holds National sports day

April 5, 2013

Friday will be a special day in Mauritania. It will mark the first edition of the country’s National sports day, which will be taking place ... Read More