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2015-09-29 FM Confers With Mauritanian Counterpart On Sidelines of UN General Assembly
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Foreign Minister Taïeb Baccouche underlined the need for Tunisia and Mauritania to work in concert to defeat terrorism.

2015-09-24 President of the Republic Sends a Congratulatory Message to the Mauritanian President On the Occasion of Eid Al-Adha
[SPS] Bir Lehlu (liberated Territories) -The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, sent today a message of congratulations to his Mauritanian counterpart Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.

2015-09-17 USAID Helps WFP Continue Food Assistance to 50,000 Malian Refugees in Mauritania
[WFP] "This contribution could not have come at a better time," says Janne Suvanto, WFP Representative in Mauritania. "Our food stocks are at their lowest. Without this support, we would not have been able to provide food assistance to the Malian refugees as of October. This could have had disasterous consequences for this extremely vulnerable population, who is depending on aid to survive."

2015-09-17 Chinese President Vows Stronger Ties With Mauritania
[Focac] Beijing -President Xi Jinping met with Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz in Beijing on Monday, vowing to improve ties with Mauritania within the framework of the China-Arab Cooperation Forum.

2015-09-16 Police, Security Forces Use Excessive Force to Silence Peaceful Demonstrations
[MFWA] In MFWA's stakeholder submission to the U.N. Human Rights Council's second Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Mauritania, the MFWA highlighted numerous acts of violence by police and security forces against journalists and other activists.

2015-09-14 Paintsil - Take Minnows Seriously
[News24Wire] Former Ghana star John Paintsil believes that the 'smaller' nations in Africa are closing the gap on their bigger, more resourced neighbours.

2015-09-10 U.S.$19 Million to Assist Vulnerable Groups in Mauritania
[World Bank] Nouakchott -The Government of Mauritania will tackle the structural causes of the economic and social vulnerability for households using a US$15 million World Bank grant for the Social Safety Net Project aimed at implementing the National Social Protection Strategy (NSPS).

2015-09-10 Profile - Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
[Focac] Beijing -Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz will pay a state visit to China from Sept. 9 to Sept. 16 at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

2015-09-07 We Did Not Play Well At All - Mashaba
[SAFA] A mistake by Bafana Bafana goalkeeper and captain Itumeleng, a red card to debutant Siyabonga Zulu and two further goals for Mauritania were enough for the home side to send South Africa home with no points in a CAF Orange Africa Cup of Nations clash played on Saturday, 5 September in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

2015-09-07 IFJ Calls On Mauritanian Authorities to Stop Harassing Journalists
[IFJ] The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today condemned what it called harassment of journalists in Mauritania, after a number of them were questioned by police in cases involving politicians and government's officials since the start of the year.

2015-09-08 Where Shakes Went Wrong With Bafana Bafana's Humiliating Match Against Mauritania
[The Daily Vox] The South African football team's African Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritania was described as a "must win" by Bafana Bafana head coach Shakes Mashaba but it was nothing short of a national disgrace. MICHAELSON GUMEDE explains where the Mashaba went wrong.

2015-09-07 Bafana Bafana Injury Update After Mauritania
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana's unexpected defeat to Mauritania also came at a huge loss with as many as four key players going on the injury list.

2015-09-07 This Is a Huge Setback - Khune
[SAFA] Itumeleng Khune has described as a huge setback Bafana Bafana's 3-1 loss to Mauritania in a Group M clash of the CAF Orange Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 qualifier played at the Olympic Stadium in Nouakchott, Mauritania on Saturday, 5 September 2015.

2015-09-07 It Hurts, Says Furman
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana players were devastated after suffering an unexpected 3-1 defeat to Mauritania.

2015-09-07 Furman - We're Disappointed
[News24Wire] South African midfielder Dean Furman bemoaned his side's lack of composure on the ball after their defeat to Mauritania.

2015-09-07 Khune - 3-1 Loss a Huge Setback
[News24Wire] Bafana Bafana captain and goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune says Bafana Bafana's 3-1 loss to Mauritania is "a huge setback".

2015-09-07 Bafana Suffer an Away Defeat in Searing Heat
[Sascoc] A 10-man Bafana Bafana were put to the sword by hosts Mauritania, going down 3-1 in Saturday's Africa Cup of Nations football encounter and leaving coach Shakes Mashaba's charges with a mountain to climb if they are to qualify for Gabon 2017.

2015-09-07 Mashaba Announces Starting 11 for Mauritania
[SAFA] Itumeleng Khune will captain Bafana Bafana while Siyabonga Zulu will make his national team debut in the CAF Orange Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 qualifier against Mauritania on Saturday, 5 September 2015.

2015-09-06 10-Man Bafana Thrashed By Mauritania
[News24Wire] Bafana Bafana's AFCON 2017 qualification hopes lie in tatters after losing 3-1 to Mauritania on Saturday night.

2015-09-06 Mauritania Put Bafana Bafana to the Sword
[SAFA] A 10-man Bafana Bafana were put to sword by Mauritania in an Africa Cup of Nations encounter on Saturday which leaves coach Shakes Mashaba's charges with a mountain to climb if they are to qualify for Gabon 2017.

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