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2014-08-28 Harnessing the Country's Natural Resources to Promote Economic Growth and Sustainable Development
[World Bank]Nouakchott -Mauritania registered a robust growth rate of 6.7% in 2013 and continues to be characterized by macroeconomic stability. At the same time, the country remains exposed to vulnerabilities related to lack of diversification, international prices volatility and reliance on foreign inflows. Sound management of natural resources is essential to foster inclusive and long-term growth, according to the World Bank's first Mauritania Economic Update, launched today.

2014-08-13 Mauritania Looks to Microfinance
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -The Mauritanian capital played host to a training workshop on micro-projects and financial resources Sunday (August 10th).

2014-08-11 Two Members of "Kafana" Opposition Movement, Including Its Head "Jacob Ahmad", Arrested By Security Forces
[HRInfo]Cairo: -The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) decries the security forces' arrest of the youth opposition movement "Kafana" members, including its head "Jacob Ahmad", on Tuesday August 5.

2014-08-07 Mauritanian President Sworn in
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was sworn in for a second term on Saturday (August 2nd).

2014-08-05 Terrorism and Security Require a Global Response - Mauritanian President
[allAfrica]Washington, DC -Security threats - which have continued for more than a decade, despite their recent decline - remind us that the fight against terrorism and organized crime requires constant vigilance.

2014-08-06 Gambia-Mauritania Relations
[Daily Observer]It was good news hearing the president reveal his attendance of the inauguration of the new Mauritanian president was a success and the two sister countries will soon start implementation of agreements. We know for a fact that the relationship between these two countries and the factors that unite the two countries are far greater than the geographical distance that separates them.

2014-08-07 Chinese Envoy to Attend Mauritanian Presidential Inauguration Ceremony
[Focac]Beijing -A senior Chinese official will attend Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz's inauguration ceremony on Aug. 2 in Mauritania, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang announced on Thursday.

2014-08-07 Chinese Envoy Meets Mauritanian President in Nouakchott
[Focac]Li Bin (L), Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy and head of the National Population and Family Planning Commission, shakes hands with Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz at the Presidential Palace in Nouakchott, capital of Mauritania, Aug. 2, 2014. (Xinhua/Li Jing)

2014-08-05 Kerry, Mauritania President Aziz Before Meeting in Washington
[State Department]REMARKS by Secretary of State John Kerry And President of Mauritania Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz Before Their Meeting

2014-08-06 Bai Ousman Secka Is Gambia Ambassador to Mauritania
[The Point]According to reliable sources, Bai Ousman Secka, a seasoned diplomat has been appointed Gambia's new Ambassador to Mauritania.

2014-08-04 'Gambia, Mauritania to Start Implementing Agreements'
[Daily Observer]The president of the Republic has disclosed that The Gambia and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania will soon start implementing most of the agreements signed between the two countries in a bid to bolster the longstanding political and economic ties existing between the two nations. His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya Jammeh disclosed this in the early hours of Sunday during an interview with waiting reporters upon his return from Mauritania, where he joined other regional leaders to grace the

2014-08-05 Kenya and Mauritania Axe Coaches
[CAF]Kenya and Mauritania have axed their coaches following their inability to reach the final round of the qualifying rounds of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations - Morocco 2015.

2014-08-05 Deputy President Concludes Visit to Mauritania
[]Pretoria -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has successfully concluded a working visit to Mauritania where he attended the inauguration ceremony of President Mohamed Ould Abdel.

2014-08-04 President Jammeh Attends Mauritanian President Swearing in
[The Point]Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was sworn in on Saturday for a second term in the presence of several fellow African leaders, among them the Gambian leader President Yahya Jammeh.

2014-08-01 Mauritania, EU Ink Fisheries Deal
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Mauritania and the European Union reached a compromise on their fisheries agreement Thursday (July 31st).

2014-07-30 SA to Attend Inauguration of Mauritania's Abdel Aziz
[]Pretoria -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Friday travel to Mauritania for the inauguration of that country's president-elect Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

2014-07-30 SA to Endorse Mauritania President-Elect
[CAJ News]Pretoria -SOUTH African Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, will on Saturday participate at the inauguration ceremony of Mauritania president-elect, Mahomed Ould Abdel Aziz.

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