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Migrant boat sinks off Mauritania

Up to 57 people died after a ship from Gambia carrying 150 migrants sank off Mauritania, the UN migration agency said. The perilous sea...

Ghazouani wins Mauritania presidential election

Mauritania’s government-backed candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani won the presidential election, cementing the power of a ruling party positioning itself as an ally of the...

Mauritanians go to the polls

Mauritanians will vote for a new president on Saturday in what is expected to be the West African country’s first peaceful transfer of power...

Mauritania receives CN235 transport

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Mauritania’s military has taken delivery of a second hand CN235 transport aircraft from the United Arab Emirates. The aircraft was delivered on 13 May in...

Embraer delivers first E175 to Mauritania Airlines

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Embraer has delivered the first E175 regional jet to Mauritania Airlines, which will receive its second aircraft in the coming months. The E175 was handed...

Mauritania possibly getting BT-67 ISR aircraft

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Mauritania's air force may be on the receiving end of a single Basler BT-67 turboprop aircraft modified for the intelligence, surveillance and...

Released Mauritanian anti-slavery activists to continue fighting

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Two anti-slavery activists freed from prison in Mauritania vowed an all-out fight to rescue their nation from one of the world's worst...

Mauritania orders two Embraer 175s

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Embraer and Mauritania Airlines announced on 17 July at the Farnborough Air Show that they had agreed on a firm order for...

Mauritanian slave owners jailed

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Two slave-owners in Mauritania face 10 and 20 years in prison after a court handed down the country's harshest anti-slavery ruling yet. The...

AU urges Mauritania to crack down on slavery

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The African Union urged Mauritania to make a greater effort to eliminate slavery after the country handed out lenient sentences to a...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...