The Growth of Militant Islamism - Should Western Allies Worry?
[African Arguments] The Islamic Republic of Mauritania routinely portrays itself as a committed ally in the fight against Islamic extremism in the Sahel.
Tunisia Participates in 16th Conference of Interior Ministers of Western Mediterranean
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Tunisia took part in the 16th Conference of Interior Ministers of the Western Mediterranean (CIMO) that started Tuesday in Lisbon, Portugal.
Infographic - African Lion and the Evolution of U.S.-Morocco Security Cooperation
[Moroccan American Center] From May 15-22, soldiers from the US and Morocco will be joined by their counterparts from Germany, England, Tunisia, Mauritania, Senegal, Netherlands, and Belgium for African Lion - the "annually scheduled, bilateral U.S. and Moroccan sponsored exercise designed to improve interoperability and mutual understanding of each nation's tactics, techniques
Trade and Industry on South Africa and Mauritania Bilateral Economic Relations
[SA Govt] South Africa and Mauritania have committed to enhance the Bilateral Economic Relations. The commitment was made in Pretoria today where the Minister of Trade and industry, Dr Rob Davies and the Mauritanian Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Ms Naha Mint Hamdi Ould Mouknass signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Economic Cooperation. This will enable the two countries to explore trade and investment opportunities in the energy, mining, transport and communication infrastructure, agro-process
If You Want to Liberate Your Body, Liberate Your Mind
[Africa Renewal] Recently the United Nations declared 2015-2024 as the International Decade for the People of African Descent. Africa Renewal's Masimba Tafirenyika sat down with the president of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, Sam Kutesa, who is also Uganda's foreign minister, to discuss why the global body is so concerned about discrimination against people of African descent. The following are the excerpts:
SA, Mauritania to Establish Investment Committee
[SAnews.gov.za] South Africa and Mauritania are to establish a joint trade and investment committee following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two countries.
Diplomat At Mauritanian Embassy in Algeria Declared Persona Non Grata
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -A Mauritanian diplomat, of the same rank as Algerian diplomat Belkacem Cherouati, the first adviser at Algeria's embassy in Nouakchott, has been declared persona non grata by Algerian authorities, a source from the ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.