Breaking News from Mauritania

from Bing and Google News
Mauritania , Sunday 17 November 2019

News Mauritania: Halilhodzic woes deepen as misfiring Morocco held by minnows

Published on: Friday 15 November 2019
Halilhodzic woes deepen as misfiring Morocco held by minnows
News source: https://sports.yahoo.com/halilhodzic-woes-deepen-misfiring-morocco-held-minnows-224153635--sow.html

A poor start by Bosnian Vahid Halilhodzic as coach of Morocco continued Friday when lower ranked Mauritania forced a 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations matchday one qualifying draw in Rabat. Morocco are ranked 42nd in the world, 63 places above Mauritania, and the barren deadlock left Halilhodzic with only one

News Mauritania: 2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Morocco held at home by Mauritania

Published on: Friday 15 November 2019
2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Morocco held at home by Mauritania
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50437838

Morocco were held to a 0-0 draw by Mauritania in their first group match of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying on Friday night. A poor start by Bosnian Vahid Halilhodzic as coach of Morocco ...

News Mauritania: Ouagadougou Partnership Launched an Initiative to Shape Its Future Post-2020

Published on: Wednesday 06 November 2019
Ouagadougou Partnership Launched an Initiative to Shape Its Future Post-2020
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ouagadougou-partnership-launched-initiative-shape-150000030.html

DAKAR, Senegal, Nov. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ouagadougou Partnership (OP) launched an initiative to shape its future and the future for women and families in Francophone West Africa post-2020. Founded in 2011, the OP is one of the most successful partnerships between governments, civil society and

News Mauritania: Major Gas Discovery Made Offshore Mauritania

Published on: Sunday 27 October 2019
Major Gas Discovery Made Offshore Mauritania
News source: https://www.rigzone.com/news/major_gas_discovery_made_offshore_mauritania-28-oct-2019-160165-article/

Kosmos Energy revealed Monday that a 'major' gas discovery has been made through the offshore Mauritania Orca-1 exploration well. Kosmos Energy revealed Monday that a “major” gas discovery has been ...

News Mauritania: Orca-1 is Largest Gas Discovery of the Year

Published on: Monday 28 October 2019
Orca-1 is Largest Gas Discovery of the Year
News source: https://www.marinelink.com/news/orca-largest-gas-discovery-year-472251

On 28 October 2019 oil giant BP announced a major gas discovery, Orca-1, exploration well in the BirAllah area off the coast of Mauritania. “The deepest and largest discovery so far this year, Rystad ...

News Mauritania: Mauritania: Letter to President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani

Published on: Tuesday 15 October 2019
Mauritania: Letter to President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910150517.html

In 2018, Human Rights Watch in consultation with Mauritanian NGOs conducted extensive research on gender-based violence and published its findings in a report entitled "They Told Me to Keep Quiet: ...

News Mauritania: Tyrants celebrate as U.N. elects Venezuela, Mauritania, Libya, Sudan to top rights body

Published on: Thursday 17 October 2019
Tyrants celebrate as U.N. elects Venezuela, Mauritania, Libya, Sudan to top rights body
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/10/18/tyrants-celebrate-as-un-elects-venezuela-mauritania-libya-sudan-to-top-rights-body/

The U.N.'s election today of serial abusers of human rights —Venezuela, Mauritania, Libya and Sudan — to its highest human rights body drew sharp criticism from the non-governmental human rights group ...

News Mauritania: Mauritania: Take Key Steps for Women's Rights

Published on: Tuesday 15 October 2019
Mauritania: Take Key Steps for Women's Rights
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910150524.html

Press Release - Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani should prioritize women's rights during his administration, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the new president. In particular, he should take steps to reduce the high incidence of gender-based violence and ensure that victims have access to justice.

News Mauritania: UN set to elect slave state to human rights council

Published on: Wednesday 16 October 2019
UN set to elect slave state to human rights council
News source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/un-set-to-elect-slave-state-to-human-rights-committee-36310

Geneva, Switzerland, Oct 16, 2019 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- Mauritania, the west African nation where slavery remains a widespread practice, is expected to be voted on to the United Nations’ Human Rights ...

News Mauritania: Slave State Honored by United Nations

Published on: Wednesday 16 October 2019
Slave State Honored by United Nations
News source: https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2019/10/slave-state-honored-by-united-nations.php

But tomorrow we will see the reductio ad absurdum, as Mauritania is voted onto the Human Rights Council. Mauritania, the west African nation where slavery remains a widespread practice, is expected to ...

News Mauritania: Paris presses EU allies to shore up Mali's army against jihadists

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Paris presses EU allies to shore up Mali's army against jihadists
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/paris-presses-eu-allies-shore-malis-army-against-202718225.html

France has begun asking its European partners to send special forces to Mali and other Sahel nations in Africa, to shore up local forces who are being increasingly targeted by deadly jihadist attacks across the vast desert expanse. The idea is to improve on the basic training for forces which are often

News Mauritania: The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, Amazon and More in October

Published on: Tuesday 01 October 2019
The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, Amazon and More in October
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/01/arts/television/new-to-stream-netflix.html

The stories of the eight families featured here mean we don’t have to rely on the hypothetical: Undocumented immigrants from Mexico, Honduras, Colombia, Laos, Israel and Mauritania — including small ...

News Mauritania: Burkina Faso beat Mauritania on penalties

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
Burkina Faso beat Mauritania on penalties
News source: https://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=3953905

Burkina Faso edged past Mauritania 4-3 in a penalty shootout to advance to the quarterfinals of the WAFU Cup of Nations. To watch WAFU, subscribe to ESPN+.

News Mauritania: Mauritania Implements the International Monetary Fund’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Mauritania Implements the International Monetary Fund’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System
News source: https://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2019/09/27/pr19358-mauritania-implements-the-international-monetary-funds-gdds

Mauritania has launched a National Summary Data Page (NSDP) in implementing the recommendations of the IMF’s enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS). The page serves as a one-stop ...

News Mauritania: West African leaders pledge $1bn to fight armed groups

Published on: Saturday 14 September 2019
West African leaders pledge $1bn to fight armed groups
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/09/west-african-leaders-pledge-1bn-fight-armed-groups-190915061947663.html

The pledge, to be funded from 2020 to 2024, was announced on Saturday at the end of the Economic Community Summit of West African States (ECOWAS) in Ouagadougou, where members of the bloc were joined ...

News Mauritania: Saudi- HRH Crown Prince Meets with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mauritania

Published on: Tuesday 10 September 2019
Saudi- HRH Crown Prince Meets with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mauritania
News source: https://menafn.com/1098987982/Saudi-HRH-Crown-Prince-Meets-with-Minister-of-Foreign-Affairs-of-Mauritania

(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Jeddah, September 10, 2019, SPA -- His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense ...

News Mauritania: W.African summit to mull revamp of Sahel anti-terror effort

Published on: Thursday 12 September 2019
W.African summit to mull revamp of Sahel anti-terror effort
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/w-african-summit-mull-revamp-sahel-anti-terror-141931159.html

West African leaders meet in the capital of Burkina Faso on Saturday for a summit expected to lead to an overhaul of the flailing attempt to roll back jihadism in the Sahel region. Most of the heads of ECOWAS, a grouping of 15 countries on West Africa's coast and hinterland, are expected to attend

News Mauritania: How Senegal is turning an invasive plant into 'green gold'

Published on: Thursday 05 September 2019
How Senegal is turning an invasive plant into 'green gold'
News source: https://www.reuters.com/video/2019/09/05/how-senegal-is-turning-an-invasive-plant?videoId=596537992

An invasive plant that has destroyed crops in Senegal and Mauritania is now being used to produce clean energy but the country needs to go further to extract the full potential of Typha which could become the building block of a green future - saving...}