Tag: Nouakchott

Defense of Sahara is based on political action and socio-economic and human development efforts, says King Mohammed VI

November 6, 2022

King Mohammed VI of Morocco delivered, on Sunday, a speech to the Nation on the occasion of the 47th anniversary of the glorious Green March. ... Read More

Mauritania: An international forum to fight slavery

March 17, 2022

The fight against slavery in Mauritania "is a constant and irreversible priority" of the authorities, said Wednesday in Nouakchott a senior Mauritanian state official, during ... Read More

Mauritania: massive arrests in connection with corruption scandal at state-run energy company

July 6, 2021

The Mauritanian police have nabbed a senior official of a state-run energy company and a businessman, both accused by a Senegal company for demanding commissions ... Read More

Mauritania’s President Irked by Poor Reception, Recalls Envoy to Banjul

March 8, 2017

The Mauritanian President, who has been reportedly angered by the poor consideration shown by Gambian President during his participation in Gambia’s celebration of its 52nd ... Read More

Senegal-Mauritania: 2Stv Warned for Criticizing Nouakchott

February 15, 2017

The Senegalese private TV channel 2Stv has received a warning from the country’s authorities for airing a program calling for armed protest against Mauritanian President ... Read More

Mauritania Awards Building of N’Diago Port to China’s Controversial Polytechnology

December 13, 2016

Chinese Polytechnology company, specialized in defense equipment, which has been under fire in Africa and around the world for bribery and money laundering, will build ... Read More

Western Sahara: Nouakchott Allows Polisario to Spy on Moroccan Forces from Guerguerat Buffer Zone

December 8, 2016

The Mauritania regime has again irritated Rabat after it allowed the Polisario Front to send militaries to spy on Moroccan forces from the military buffer ... Read More

Nouakchott Chides Paris for Welcoming Regime’s Staunch Opponent Biram

November 7, 2016

Mauritanian authorities have severely protested against Francois Hollande’s office after Paris received anti-slavery activist and former presidential candidate Biram Dah Abeid who has vowed to ... Read More

US Embassy Alerts of Terrorist Attacks in Mauritania

October 29, 2016

The US embassy in Mauritania warned of imminent terrorist attacks in the short-term targeting American nationals in Nouakchott. The embassy said in a statement that ... Read More

Mauritania: Regime Turned Country into Cash Cow, Anti-Slavery Activist

September 27, 2016

Leader of the anti-slavery movement IRA (Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement) has slammed President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz’s regime for looting the ... Read More