Dozens dead as migrant boat sinks off Mauritania coast: UN

At least 58 people, including women and children, were killed after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized in the Atlantic Ocean off the West African nation of Mauritania, the UN's migration agency said. The perilous sea passage from West Africa to Europe was...

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 12:55pm

There were only good tidings from Nouakchott

As most people’s attention was riveted towards Russia following what is undoubtedly the most popular game on the planet, as they wiped their tears as their favourite football teams were bundled out unceremoniously, another big show was taking place in Nouakchott, Mauritania. In Mauritania...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 10:53pm

Kagame in Mauritania for AU summit

President Paul Kagame on Friday arrived in Nouakchott, Mauritania where he is expected to chair the African Union Summit. On arrival, Kagame was received by his counterpart President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania. In his capacity as the current chair of the African Union, he is expected...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:13pm

Mushikiwabo chairs AU Council meetings in Mauritania

Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and EAC minister, Louise Mushikiwabo, on Thursday and Friday chaired the 33rd ordinary session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU). The Executive Council is composed of ministers of foreign affairs of the African Union or other ministers...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 12:24pm

AU reforms: President Kagame meets experts in Kigali

President Paul Kagame on Monday held a meeting with the African Union reforms team in Kigali. The meeting comes ahead of the African Union Summit scheduled for July in Mauritania. The Head of State – who is also the Chairperson of the African Union – is together with his team expected...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 1:41pm

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