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Mauritania , Thursday 26 April 2018

News Mauritania » Social: Development conference in Nouakchott a success

News channel or source: http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2018/m=4/news=development-conference-in-nouakchott-a-success-2937000.html
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

Representatives from around 30 of Africa’s French-speaking FIFA member associations came together at a development conference held in Nouakchott, Mauritania ... of football projects as a tool for social cohesion. The following member associations ...

News Mauritania » Social: Cameroon - Anglophone Crisis: Agbor Balla Calls For Int’l Support As Mancho Bibixy Goes to Court Tuesday

News channel or source: http://www.cameroon-info.net/article/cameroon-anglophone-crisis-agbor-balla-calls-for-intl-support-as-mancho-bibixy-goes-to-320655.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

His visit to Mauritania comes at the time when the verdict of the case ... limited water supply and other social amenties.

News Mauritania » Social: Mauritania Expels Moroccan Journalist for Researching Slavery

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096675216/Mauritania-Expels-Moroccan-Journalist-for-Researching-Slavery
Publication date: Wednesday 28 March 2018

The reporter was placed in police headquarters in Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania. The authorities seized the journalist's laptop and mobile phone and arbitrarily 'detained him for three days in Nouakchott, interrogating him, inter alia about his ...

News Mauritania » Social: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Mitsuhiro Furusawa at the Conclusion of a Visit to Mauritania

News channel or source: http://www.imf.org/en/news/articles/2018/02/20/pr1858-statement-by-imf-dmd-mitsuhiro-furusawa-at-the-conclusion-of-a-visit-to-mauritania
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

long-standing relations between Mauritania and the IMF, and look forward to our continued partnership through the ECF-supported economic program.” [1] Statement by the International Monetary Fund, Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development ...

News Mauritania » Social: Slavery is still alive in Mauritania. Can a new court ruling help change that?

News channel or source: http://www.standard.net/National/2018/02/07/Slavery-is-still-alive-in-Mauritania-Can-a-new-court-ruling-help-change-that
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Forced labor of all kinds has a long history in Mauritania, driven by centuries-old social divisions. Most slaves have been members of the Haratine tribes, indigenous West Africans who make up the country’s largest ethnic group - about 40 percent of the ...

News Mauritania » Social: Mauritania Travel Advisory

News channel or source: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/mauritania-travel-advisory.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Reconsider Travel to Mauritania due to crime and terrorism. Violent crimes, such as mugging, armed robbery, rape, and assault, are common. Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious crimes. Terrorists may attack with little or no ...

News Mauritania » Social: Slavery’s Last Stronghold: CNN Digital Investigates Slavery in Mauritania

News channel or source: http://cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com/2012/03/20/slaverys-last-stronghold-cnn-digital-investigates-slavery-in-mauritania/
Publication date: uesday 20 March 2018

To shine a light on the practice of slavery in the country of Mauritania, CNN Digital has rolled out its first ever ‘virtual magazine,’ a powerful storytelling format that fuses video, text, photography and interactive components. A part of the network ...

News Mauritania » Social: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Mauritania on a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

News channel or source: http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/11/10/pr17434-imf-reaches-staff-level-agreement-with-mauritania
Publication date: Friday 10 November 2017

The authorities will strengthen bank supervision, improve the business climate, and expand social safety nets. Mauritania’s reform program supported by the IMF will also catalyze support from development partners, which will help implement the ...

News Mauritania » Social: Mauritania gets staff-level approval for $163 mln 3-year IMF deal

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/mauritania-economy/mauritania-gets-staff-level-approval-for-163-mln-3-year-imf-deal-idUKL8N1NG742
Publication date: Friday 10 November 2017

The IMF said in a statement it would extend financial assistance worth up to $163 million over three years while the government would gradually reduce spending to free up money for investments in social sectors and infrastructure. “Mauritania’s ...