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2015-07-03 Malian Refugees At Risk of Increased Malnutrition Following Cancelled Food Distributions
[MSF] The cancellation of monthly food rations in July for 49,500 Malian refugees in Mbera Camp is likely to cause a rise in global acute malnutrition levels, warns Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), which provides medical care and malnutrition support in the camp. MSF calls on the international donor community to ensure that refugees in Mbera camp have reliable sources of food.

2015-07-01 Chan - Mauritania Completes Double Over Leone Stars
[Concord] Mauritania booked their place to the next round of the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers, thanks to a 2-0 victory over Sierra Leone in Nouakchott in the second leg tie of their preliminary round.

2015-06-28 Mauritania Complete Double Over Sierra Leone
[CAF] Mauritania beat Sierra Leone 2-0 on Saturday in Nouakchott to complete a double and advance to the first round of the Africans Nations Championship (CHAN) Rwanda 2016 qualifiers.

2015-06-25 Days of Hope
[Al Jazeera] Every year, thousands of Africans leave their families behind and risk everything in the hope of making it to Europe for a better life. In 2014, more than 170,000 migrants made the perilous trip by boat, of which thousands of men, women and children died. Ditte Haarlov Johnsen's documentary, Days of Hope, moves between Mauritania, the starting point of the often fatal journey to Europe, to Italy's detention centres where illegal boat refugees seek asylum, to the streets of Copenhagen, where reality hit

2015-06-23 Establishment of a Mauritanian-Sahrawi Parliamentary Friendship Group
[SPS] Nouakchott -The parliamentary group of friendship with the Saharawi people has just been established within the Mauritanian National Assembly by Decree No. 45 of June 11 2015, consists of an Bureau of 6 members and a general assembly.

2015-06-19 What Lies Behind the Rise of Jihadist Movements in Africa
[The Conversation Africa] The failure of African states to adequately address their racial, ethnic, cultural, religious and economic differences provided the fertile ground on which rebel groups now prosper.

2015-06-19 Home-Based Squad Departs for Mauritania
[Concord] The Sierra Leone national home-based squad on Wednesday departed Freetown for Nouakchott, Mauritania via Conakry for their first leg encounter in the home-based Africa Cup of Nations (CHAN) qualifiers.

2015-06-19 Photo Feature - Mali Refugees Find Common Ground in a Foreign Market
[IRIN] Nouakchott -More than 50,000 Malians have taken refuge across the border at the M'berra camp in southeastern Mauritania since fighting broke out in northern Mali in 2012.

2015-06-15 Aboubacar Strike Hands Cameroon Win
[Daily Observer] A goal in the dying seconds of the match from Vincent Aboubacar handed Cameroon a narrow 1-0 win over Mauritania at the Stade Omnisport Ahmadou Ahidjo in their 2017 Group M Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match on Sunday.

2015-06-05 IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Mauritania
[IMF] End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board. This mission will not result in a Board discussion.

2015-06-05 Mauritian Firm to Boost Financial Services in Africa
[Daily News] AFB, a financial services company providing innovative consumer and SME financial products, has signed a US$20m investment deal with GEMCORP, an investment management firm with emerging markets focus.

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